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12 Beautiful Garden Fountains for Every Budget Jan 24, 2022

Create a relaxing getaway in your own backyard with the help of an outdoor fountain.

Mandevilla Plant Care Jan 21, 2022

The classic mandevilla vine brings a splash of bright, beachy color and big, tropical flowers to sunny spaces in the garden.

The Best Veggies and Herbs to Grow Indoors Jan 19, 2022

A robust vegetable garden can be grown indoors all year long. Find out what edibles thrive indoors and get tips on planting, as we …

This Hydroponic Garden System Solves Your Small-Space Problems With Great Design Jan 20, 2022

Want to grow your own veggies and herbs but are short on space, sunlight or patience — or all three? The Farmstand from Lettuce Gr …

How to Get Rid of Thrips Jan 19, 2022

Thrips can damage your plants before you even know they’re there. Here’s how to spot thrips on plants and get rid of them.

10 Best Fire Pits You Can Buy for Less Than $350 Jan 19, 2022

Warm up your outdoor space with one of these budget-friendly fire pits you can buy online.

Meditation Garden Plan Jan 19, 2022

Use this landscape plan to create a private garden retreat that's perfect for a little quiet time, away from the stress of daily l …

Where to Buy Vegetable and Flower Seeds Online Jan 21, 2022

Find out where to buy your vegetable, flower and herb seeds based on a variety of important factors, including widest selection, m …

Growing Creeping Phlox and Moss Phlox Groundcovers Jan 18, 2022

Learn how to select the perfect phlox ground cover for your garden, and how to grow both creeping phlox and moss phlox successfull …

Solo Stove's Bonfire Is the Perfect Smokeless, Portable Fire Pit for Backyards Jan 20, 2022

If you're in the market for a fire pit, this one checks all the boxes.

How to Start Seeds Indoors Jan 17, 2022

Starting seeds indoors in winter helps you get a jump on your spring and summer gardening goals. Seed starting may also save you m …

Why Are There So Many Stink Bugs in My House? Jan 14, 2022

Brush up on stink bug basics and say so long to these indoor invaders with these quick, natural ways to keep stink bugs at bay.

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants Jan 19, 2022

Learn what carpenter ants look like and how to manage an infestation in your home.

How to Get Rid of Earwigs Jan 12, 2022

Earwigs aren't pretty, and they can eat your plants and invade your home. Learn how to make earwigs bug off.

8 Best Propane Fire Pits Jan 11, 2022

Cool or warm evenings, roasting hot dogs or marshmallows, small or large gatherings — fire pits are the ultimate hangout spot. Dis …

How to Plant, Grow and Care for Lavender Jan 12, 2022

Grow lavender in your garden and you’ll be rewarded with colorful flowers, wonderful fragrance and a feast for pollinators — all f …

The Best Outdoor Patio Heaters for Every Budget Jan 11, 2022

Extend the seasons with our favorite outdoor heaters for your deck, patio, porch and more.

15 Real Houseplants You Can Buy Online Jan 10, 2022

Shop these mood-boosting houseplants from the comfort of home.

Growing and Caring for Hellebores Jan 10, 2022

The gorgeous Lenten rose, or hellebore, is a winter bloomer that delights in even the coldest temperatures.

How to Grow Nasturtium Dec 30, 2021

Learn how to plant and care for nasturtium, an old-fashioned, easy-to-grow annual garden favorite that's beloved for its edible le …

How to Grow Foxgloves Dec 30, 2021

Prolific blooms make foxglove a great plant for your cottage garden. Find out how to grow and care for these pretty, dramatic flow …

How to Refurbish a Charcoal Grill Nov 22, 2021

Your charcoal grill takes a beating from the elements and from the ash and grease that build up over time. If your grill (or the o …

Planting and Growing Daffodils Nov 5, 2021

Learn how to grow and care for daffodils, plus get expert advice on which variety of daffodil flowers to choose for your growing c …

What is Mushroom Compost? Nov 2, 2021

Compost used to grow mushrooms commercially can be used again in your garden to make a wonderful fertilizer.

How to Grow Grass in the Shade Nov 1, 2021

Find expert tips for grooming a gorgeous lawn under a canopy of trees.

How to Build and Install a Bat Box Oct 29, 2021

Learn how to build and install a cedar bat house. Bats have many benefits, including reducing the mosquito population and eliminat …

How to Store Dahlias for Winter Oct 27, 2021

When the first freeze hits, it's time to tuck away your dahlias until spring returns.

How to Lay a Flagstone and Gravel Patio or Pathway Oct 27, 2021

See how we installed a professional-grade flagstone and gravel pathway to connect outdoor spaces.

How to Make Night-Blooming Cereus Bloom Oct 26, 2021

Meet the original pajama party plant — and learn how to bring on the blooms.

How to Build a Horseshoe Pit Oct 26, 2021

Horseshoes is a classic game that is fun for the whole family. Learn how to build a permanent pit in your backyard.

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