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Master these techniques and you’ll be transforming your lawn and upping your home’s curb appeal in no time.

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10 Full Sun Perennials

Have a sunny spot where you could use a bright splash of color? Start with these 10 popular sun-loving perennials.


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Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


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Best Landscaping Plants for Around a Pool

Add ambiance, color and fragrance to your pool surroundings. These plants help make any poolscape attractive and inviting.


10 Dwarf Trees for Your Backyard

Dwarf trees offer beauty and edible fruit without taking up much yard space. Learn what dwarf trees are and discover...


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Hillside Landscaping Ideas for a Sloped Yard

Take advantage of a steep or hilly yard with these gorgeous landscaping ideas.


Green Industry Expo to Return In-Person This Fall

After a year of virtual trade shows, the GIE+EXPO returns to its normal format this October.


Best Tick Repellents For Your Yard

Worried about ticks? Don't be! Here are the best ways to get those tiny intrusive pests out of your yard.


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Tips for Growing and Caring for Hydrangeas

With their big, bold blooms and an appreciation for afternoon shade, hydrangeas are a well-loved showstopper. Here's how to care...

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How to Plant and Grow a Magnolia Tree

Magnolia trees feature spectacular spring flowers, beautiful leaves and are easy to care for. See if one of the 200...


How to Split Hostas

Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.


The Benefits of Planting Hostas

Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.


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8 Types of Spruce Trees for Your Yard

Spruce up your landscape! With cold-weather hardiness, evergreen beauty and a range of sizes and shapes, there's a spruce tree...


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Ideas for Landscaping With Potted Plants

Potted plants add interest, color and height to your outdoor space. Check out these chic Instagramable ideas for landscaping with...


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How To Plant and Grow a River Birch Tree

The river birch tree supplies excellent summer shade, beautiful foliage spring through fall and a stunning winter display. Here's how...


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What Is Purslane Weed and How Do I Get Rid of It?

The "comeback kid" of lawn weeds, purslane weed frustrates with its wily ability to bounce back just when you think...


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9 Tips for Sustainable Landscaping

Sustainable landscaping provides a haven not only for you, but everything from pollinators to songbirds.


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10 Small Plants for Landscaping

Looking for the best small plants for landscaping? Here are some ideas that will have your yard looking good from...

NALP Launches Climate Change Campaign for National Lawn Care Month

Taking care of the environment starts with taking care of your lawn.


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How to Plant and Grow a Tulip Tree

Tulip trees offer year-round shade, beautiful flowers and stunning fall foliage. Consider growing this ornamental tree if it thrives in...


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10 Tall Outdoor Plants for Landscaping

Mixing plants of varying sizes and textures is an easy way to add visual interest to any yard.


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Landscape Design: Easy Ways To Improve Curb Appeal

From planting bushes to choosing colors, these landscaping tips will improve the look of your yard.


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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Japanese Maple Tree Care: Planting and Growing Tips

The Japanese maple tree boasts year-round beauty with a wide range of colors. Considering adding one of these trees to...

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How To Prune Crepe Myrtle

Fast-growing crepe myrtle is a garden show-off, with bright flowers all summer long. Find out how to prune crepe myrtle...


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When Should I Fertilize My Lawn?

The more you know, the more your grass will grow. Here are the best ways to maximize your lawn fertilization...


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


20 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Whether you're looking to fix up your home to put it on the market or just want to bring some...


14 Weekend Projects that Add to Home Value

Not every project has to be big (or extremely expensive) to add value to your home. These done-in-a-weekend projects, for...


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How to Create the Ultimate Hummingbird Habitat in Your Backyard

The key to the tiny flier’s heart is through its stomach. Make your backyard a sugar-water hot spot with these...