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    Affordable Garden Path Ideas

    Beautiful (and affordable) DIY garden paths that you can build in a weekend, without breaking the bank or your back, to spruce up your yard. Here are our favorite walkway ideas for your landscape.

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    How to Prune Roses

    If you grow roses and want those much-beloved flowers to blossom, you'll need to prune them. Here's how to master...

    Tole Painting a Birdhouse Brings Garden Charm

    Tole painting a birdhouse will ad charm to your garden. Learn how with these step-by-step instructions.

    The Most Insane Pest Control Ideas

    Some of these wacky pest control ideas may not work for you, but others swear by them. If you have...

    10 Tips for Growing Plants From Seed

    You can hit the ground running in the spring with these tips.

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    Top 10 Travel Hotspots to See Hummingbirds

    Pack your bags—and don’t forget your binoculars! If it’s hummingbirds you’re after, you’ll want to head to these must-see hot...

    10 Bee Friendly Plants to Have in Your Yard

    Even if you aren't a beekeeper, there are still plenty of reasons to encourage bees to inhabit your garden or...

    11 Essential Garage Storage Products We’re Buying on Amazon This Month

    It's time to get organized! From systems for storing garden tools and sporting equipment, to organizers for power tools and...

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    11 Flower Boxes That Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

    Beautify your front yard with flower boxes. These picks fit below windows, along walkways and more.

    10 Best Plants for Container Gardening

    Container gardening continues to be hot. Homeowners like that containers are easy to plant and maintain. They also like that...

    11 Awesome Greenhouse Ideas for Spring

    Ah, spring! If you're getting excited about planting season, here are 11 awesome greenhouse ideas to suit every backyard and...

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    12 Types of Grass and Garden Weeds (and How to Remove Them)

    Grab your sprayers or herbicides, or be ready to tackle by hand some of the peskiest and most persistent lawn...

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    10 Tough Flowers That Survive in Harsh Sun

    If your garden is all sun and no shade, these plants will add vibrance to your space.

    49 Colorful Plants to Brighten Up Your Landscape

    Want to add more color to your landscape this season? Start by incorporating one or more of these stunning landscaping...

    24 Clever Repurposed Garden Containers

    Each of these creative garden containers once had a completely different purpose.

    Amazing Cabin Kits You Can Buy On Amazon

    If you've ever dreamed of building your own small cabin, garden shed or tiny home in less than a week,...

    12 Ways to Prepare for Your Lawn and Garden While it’s Still Cold

    Now's the perfect time to start planning your spring garden, so put on your warm slippers, grab a mug of...

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    8 Easy Types of Cactus for Beginner Gardeners to Grow

    First-time plant parents will love these low-maintenance varieties.

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    9 Innovative Plant Humidifiers and Misters

    Humidity-loving plants wither in winter dryness. Give them the moisture they crave with one of these misters or humidifiers.

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    Why Is My Plant Leaning Over?

    How can you tell if your leggy plant needs more light? Look to see if it is stretching toward the...

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    How to Get Rid of Indoor Plant Bugs

    Learn how to eliminate and prevent bugs on indoor plants, including aphids, mites, mealy bugs, scale, fungus gnats and more.

    14 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Yard

    Whether you dream of lush, green grass or a vegetable garden with a bounty of produce, there are things you...

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    Family Handyman’s Vintage True Value Ad from the ’80s

    Family Handyman published its first magazine in 1951. In honor of our 70th anniversary of garden advice and tool recommendations,...

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    5 Things You Didn’t Know About Poinsettias

    Here are the things you didn't know about poinsettias and learn the whole story behind the poinsettia, like where they...

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    Discover the Truth About Common Hummingbird Myths

    Should you add red dye to hummingbird feeders? Find out as we separate hummingbird myths from hummingbird facts.

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    Plant Propagation: How to Multiply Your Plants for Free

    Save money and get more plants for free! Follow these plant propagation steps and learn how to make plant cuttings.