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All About Cyclamen Dec 11, 2019

This perennial cyclamen is very hardy so it's perfect for landscapes in the colder regions of the country.

All About Bugleweed Dec 10, 2019

This shade-loving perennial forms a dense ground cover topped with pretty purple-blue flower spikes that pop in the spring.

Does a Compost Bin Need a Bottom? Dec 11, 2019

Maybe. It depends on a few things like climate, location of the bin and if you need to deter critters. Read on to find out if your …

How to Install Sod Nov 21, 2019

Instantly renew your lawn by laying sod. We'll show you how.

How to Replace an Outdoor Water Spigot Nov 21, 2019

If your outdoor hose spigot is leaking from the spout, it’s time to replace it. Here’s how to knock out this project in no time at …

How to Build a Unique Outdoor Privacy Wall Oct 7, 2019

Need a reprieve from those nosy neighbors? Our unique take on the traditional privacy fence will have you relaxing in peace in no …

How to Build a Pergola Oct 7, 2019

Turn your backyard into an oasis and provide much-needed shade with this stylish outdoor structure.

How to Fix a Fence Post That Is Leaning Oct 7, 2019

Whether it’s from age or from environmental factors like erosion or heavy rains, any fence can fall victim to leaning posts. Here’ …

The Best Time of Year to Buy a Lawn Mower Oct 7, 2019

Will buying new lawn equipment out of season actually save you any money? We’ll examine the pros and cons of buying lawn tools in …

How to Prepare Clay Soil for Sod Oct 7, 2019

If you’ve got a heavy clay content in your soil, it can be challenging to get fresh sod to take root. With a little effort and som …

How to Improve Yard Drainage Oct 7, 2019

Poor yard drainage is more than just a nuisance. Standing water can destroy your lawn, invite pests and even jeopardize your home. …

How Many Bags of Concrete for a Fence Post? Oct 7, 2019

Knowing how deep your fence post needs to be set is key to answering the question. Learn how to set a post and figure out how much …

Do I Need a Permit to Build a Fence? Oct 7, 2019

If you’re thinking about building a new fence or making large-scale repairs to an old one, you may or may not need a permit. Here’ …

How to Lay Sod Over an Existing Lawn Oct 4, 2019

People often think that laying sod over an existing lawn makes sense and saves time. In fact, laying fresh sod over an existing la …

Bermuda Grass vs. St. Augustine Grass Oct 4, 2019

If you live in a warm climate, you’ve got two great options for a lush lawn. Bermuda and St. Augustine grasses are both thick and …

These Budget-Friendly Decor Items Will Instantly Improve Your Porch's Fall Curb Appeal Oct 2, 2019

Welcome trick-or-treaters and friends and family by giving your porch a refresh for fall. These modern, budget-friendly decor item …

DIY Paver Edging That Makes Mowing a Breeze Sep 26, 2019

Give your yard a professionally landscaped look (and make it much easier to mow) in just a few hours with clean, well-defined edgi …

How Often Do You Water New Sod? Sep 17, 2019

Thorough watering is crucial to your new lawn’s ability to develop strong roots. We’ll help you develop a system to stay on top of …

How to Care for New Sod Sep 17, 2019

Now that you’ve gone through the expense and effort to lay new sod, it's time to make sure it grows strong and stays free from pes …

How to Winterize a Lawn Mower Sep 17, 2019

Now that the growing season is over, it’s time to store your lawn mower. Learn how to winterize your mower and other gas-powered l …

How Deep Should I Dig Fence Posts? Sep 19, 2019

Knowing how deep your fence post needs to be is determined by the desired height of your fence. Here’s our breakdown of how to mak …

Top Grills and Smokers for Backyard Barbecues Aug 5, 2019

Hey grill-seekers: we've assembled some top picks to meet any of your grilling or smoking needs.

Summer Patio Ideas for Every Style Aug 5, 2019

Yes, you can turn your patio into a staycation-worthy spot. Pick your favorite summery space from HGTV Magazine and get to decorat …

10 Cheap and Easy Backyard Updates That Make a Big Difference Sep 9, 2019

You don't have to empty your wallet to create the outdoor space of your dreams.

How to Remove Snow From a Driveway Without a Shovel Aug 2, 2019

Speed up the melting of snow and ice on your driveway with these tips.

Made in the Shade: 7 Products to Keep Your Patio Cool Jul 31, 2019

The late-summer sun is burning bright, but we've found seven products that you need to stay made in the shade.

Patio, Perfected: My Fave Amazon Home Finds for a Shady Outdoor Oasis Jun 21, 2019

Baby, it's hot outside! Learn how I beat the heat and used Amazon Prime's fast, free shipping for outdoor essentials that turned m …

10 Things to Know Before You Build a Pond Oct 2, 2019

Thinking about adding a water feature to your yard? Here’s what you need to know before breaking ground.

Take Our Crash Course on Lawn Fertilizing Basics Apr 18, 2019

Not all lawns are the same. Find out what's best for your grass so you can get on the fast track to a lush lawn with an easy-does- …

How to Use Canna Lily in the Garden Mar 13, 2019

Turn up the heat in your garden design by adding tropical canna lily. Its exotic beauty makes every planting sizzle.

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