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Lavender Trees May 10, 2021

Set your sights on growing a lavender tree or topiary.

How to Make Hummingbird Nectar May 7, 2021

This easy and inexpensive hummingbird food recipe will have these beloved pollinators making return visits to your garden.

The Best Wicker Patio Sets for Every Budget May 7, 2021

Shop the summer mainstay to bring timeless style to your porch, deck or patio.

The 8 Best Gas Grills for Every Patio and Budget May 12, 2021

Grilling season is coming in hot! Find out which gas grill is the best fit for your space, and discover important details to look …

DIY Rainbow Container Garden May 6, 2021

Flowers are available in every color imaginable, so why not plant the rainbow? Follow our plant recommendations and planting tips …

Our Favorite Pots and Planters for Every Style + Budget May 6, 2021

Perk up your patio or indoor space no matter your budget with these stylish planters and pots.

12 Mosquito-Repelling Products for a Bug Bite-Free Summer May 6, 2021

Ditch that aerosol can of bug spray and opt for these handy alternatives.

The Best Indoor and Outdoor Pizza Ovens for Every Budget May 11, 2021

Take a break from the frozen stuff, and treat yourself to gourmet pizza made in a quality oven.

The 12 Best Sun Hats to Protect Your Face Apr 28, 2021

Keep your hair, eyes and skin protected from the sun's harmful UV rays with a chic, hard-working sun hat.

How to Grow and Care for Calibrachoas Apr 29, 2021

Whether you call them million bells or baby petunias, easy-to-grow calibrachoas may be small, but they pack a big punch of color i …

25 Garden Tools and Essentials for Year-Round Care Apr 28, 2021

When you're ready to grow, use our shopping list to find great garden tools, gear and more.

Garden Edging Ideas to Prevent Weeds and Grass in Flower Beds Apr 27, 2021

There are a variety of ways to create a border between your lawn and your flower beds. Explore the options and decide what’s best …

12 Best Outdoor Privacy Screens for Every Style and Budget Apr 28, 2021

Because your backyard should be a judgment-free zone.

Nix Back Pain With These Helpful Gardening Seats Apr 27, 2021

These garden kneelers, seats and stools could help ease some of the strain when planting, weeding and trimming in the garden.

The Best Outdoor Side Tables and Garden Stools Under $300 Apr 26, 2021

Upgrade your favorite space for summer with these stylish (and surprisingly affordable!) side tables and garden stools.

Companion Planting With Cilantro Apr 26, 2021

Cilantro serves as a powerful companion plant in the vegetable garden, attracting beneficial insects that prey on insect pests of …

What Is the Ideal Height to Cut Grass? Apr 23, 2021

Learn the factors that determine ideal grass height and at what height you should be cutting your lawn.

The Best Outdoor Cushions, Pillows and Poufs for Every Style and Budget Apr 22, 2021

Find the best UV- and water-resistant cushions, pillows and poufs, and successfully prep your outdoor space for summer.

Growing Monarda: When to Plant and How to Grow Bee Balm Apr 27, 2021

Your garden will be buzzing—with helpful bees and compliments—when you plant colorful monarda, or bee balm.

Companion Planting for Watermelon Apr 21, 2021

Grow a better crop of watermelon by trying out companion planting techniques.

Companion Planting for Eggplant Apr 20, 2021

One of the most beautiful vegetable garden plants, eggplant can be plagued by pests like flea beetles. Try companion planting tech …

12 Best Hanging Planters + Baskets for Your Home Apr 16, 2021

Level up your gardening game with a beautiful hanging planter.

13 Best Indoor Herb Garden Kits Apr 22, 2021

Grab one of these indoor herb garden kits and start growing thyme, basil, parsley and more, so you can snip some herbs right when …

Companion Planting for Okra Apr 14, 2021

Boost your okra harvest by planting with companion plants, plus learn about creative ways to use okra in the garden.

Companion Planting for Zucchini Apr 14, 2021

Zucchini plants will produce loads of fruit if they don't get taken down by common pests and diseases. Try companion planting tech …

Companion Planting for Summer and Winter Squash Apr 14, 2021

For as many squash varieties as there are to grow, there are just as many problems that plague squash plants. Learn companion plan …

Companion Planting for Sweet and Hot Peppers Apr 14, 2021

Homegrown sweet and hot peppers top most gardeners' wish lists for the summer garden. Learn companion planting techniques that may …

Tips for Edible Gardening in Small Spaces Apr 14, 2021

Make the most of a small garden space by mixing flowers and vegetables in an ornamental edible garden.

12 Fire Pits You Can Buy for Less Than $500 Apr 13, 2021

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

Why Are There So Many Stink Bugs in My House? Apr 28, 2021

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.

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