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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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12 Best Annual Flowers for Full Sun

Dress up your sunny patio and landscape with any of these dazzling annual flowers that thrive in sun and heat.

How to Build a Modern Water Fountain

Create a calming and relaxing environment right in your backyard with this modern water curtain.

17 Gifts for Gardeners Guaranteed to Please

The best gifts for gardeners are more than practical, they’re artful. Impress anyone with a green thumb with...

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10 Types of Lilies To Grow in Your Garden

There are so many types of lilies, it can be hard to choose. Here's help deciding which ones will grow...

Sharpal Knife Sharpener for Lawn Mower Blades (and Much More)

The Sharpal Knife Sharpener makes your life easier—it sharpens lawn mower blades, knives and tools quickly.

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How To Grow Dahlias

Dahlias are becoming more popular each year as gardeners discover the many varieties available. If you love flowers, you'll find...

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Indoor Herb Garden Ideas and Inspiration

Get inspired to keep fresh herbs always within reach with these beautiful and creative indoor herb garden ideas!

How To Grow and Care For Coleus

If you have a shady garden, plant coleus to add some instant color.

Is Coleus an Annual or Perennial?

Bring the tropics to your summer landscape with coleus and enjoy some of the prettiest leaves in the plant world.

Here’s What It Means If You See White Fungus Balls in Soil

They pop up seemingly out of nowhere, but should you be concerned? We've got the scoop on those little white...

Guide To Greenhouse Gardening

Greenhouse gardening involves a lot more than just building a shed and putting plants in it. Read on for an...

How To Make a DIY Hydroponic Garden

Buy a salad, eat for a night. Spend a couple of hours on this build and eat salad for life.

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Stay Shady with This Family Handyman Approved Sun Shirt

Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.

7 Ways To Use Vinegar In the Garden — Or Not

Gardening pros say that despite oodles of online claims to the contrary, vinegar is not all that effective or useful...

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9 Perennials You Should Divide in Spring

Want free spring perennials? Divide perennials in spring so you'll have more to transplant in your garden and share with...

How and When to Prune Lilacs

A garden expert tells us the best way to prune lilacs and enjoy their spring flowers. Also learn why your...

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13 Best Mulch Tips and Tricks

Wondering about the best way to spread mulch? Or if you need it? These tips for mulching are sure to...

8 Best Stand Up Weed Pullers

Weeding is back-breaking and time-consuming. A gardening expert gave us advice on the best stand up weed pullers on the...

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Buyer’s Guide to Garden Spades

A garden spade is the go-to tool for many yard and garden tasks. But what makes one garden spade different...

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Here’s Why You Should Grow Lemon Trees in Your House During Winter

Cheerful and fragrant lemon trees can bring a little sunshine into your home, even during the chilliest days of winter.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Compost Bin

Set yourself up for success by making your compost bin easy to use and simple to maintain.

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9 Inspiring Garden Décor Ideas

Garden design goes beyond the plants. Try some of these garden décor ideas for an original outdoor space.

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Do Substratum Soil and Bedrock Affect My Garden?

Depending on the depth of your soil, these low-lying strata can impact the success of your garden and lawn.

The Worst Poisonous and Invasive Plants for Your Yard

Some plants may look pretty, but they're actually irritating to the skin or even poisonous. Avoid these toxic and invasive...

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What To Do if You Have Clay Garden Soil

Home gardeners often regard clay soil with dread. But clay soil can be beneficial to your garden — if you...

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What Is Clay Soil?

Everyone's heard of clay soil, but do you really know what it is? If your garden beds are clay, here's...