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    14 Smart Small Yard Landscaping Ideas

    Many of today's homes (especially condos and townhouses) often have little or no yard space at all. Fear not. Here are 14 small yard landscaping ideas that will give your space serious style!



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    When Should I Fertilize My Lawn?

    The more you know, the more your grass will grow. Here are the best ways to maximize your lawn fertilization...


    12 Backyard Relaxation Ideas to Add to Your Yard

    From romantic furniture to soothing fountains, these backyard relaxation ideas are major inspiration for those seeking serenity.

    41 Really Cute Bird Feeder Ideas

    The birds will flock to any of these cute bird feeders.


    20 Things to Consider When Buying a Lawn Mower

    There's lots to consider when it comes time to buy a lawn mower

    Get Rid of Clover and Other Yard Nuisances With These 10 Tips

    Mowing over clover may seem like a quick fix, but it always grows back. The following tips will show you...


    15 Adirondack Chairs You Have to See to Believe

    Nothing says easy outdoor living like the iconic Adirondack chair. With its wide arms, spacious low-slung seat, slanted back and...


    River Rock Landscaping Ideas We Love

    River rock often plays a practical role in gardens and landscapes. Here are a dozen ways to use this natural...


    17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard

    Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...

    12 Tricked-Out Lawn Mowers You Need to See

    Whether you want your machine to go faster or have more style, these tips for tricking out your lawn mower...


    12 Backyard Swings Everyone Will Enjoy

    Whether for relaxation or fun, a backyard or porch swing can create lasting memories. Here are 12 options to consider.


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    12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

    See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.


    14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!

    Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.


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    Our Favorite Outdoor Lanterns to Illuminate Your Backyard

    These outdoor lanterns provide a charming ambiance for your backyard or patio, allowing you to spend more time enjoying the...

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    10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

    Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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    13 Things You Should Never Pressure Wash

    A pressure wash can serve a valuable role in home maintenance, but don’t get carried away! Pressure washing can do...


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    How to Protect Shrubs From Heavy Snow

    Extend the life and general appearance of your shrubs over the winter time with this simple tip.


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    Here’s Why Burning Leaves Is a Bad Idea

    Burning leaves might be the most convenient way to get rid of fallen leaves from your lawn. But that doesn't...


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    Turn Your Fall Leaves into Free Mulch and Compost

    Use fall leaves to improve soil, make free mulch and expand your garden beds.


    How To Winterize All Types of Pools

    It's important to winterize your pool for the colder months, especially if temperatures in your area drop near or below...


    24 Ways to Decorate Your Home and Yard For Halloween

    Although many people love decorating for Christmas, others go all out decking the house for Halloween. These tips will help...


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    When You Can Officially Stop Cutting Your Lawn

    Learn when the proper time is for you to quit mowing your lawn. It might be later than you think....

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    10 Perennials You Should Cut Back Every Fall (And 5 to Let Be)

    Winterizing your garden includes trimming back some perennials and leaving others until spring. Our experts tell you what to do...


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    15 Trees You Should Never Grow in Your Yard

    Trees can add beauty and value to a home landscape — if you plant the right species and find the...


    10 Tips for Composting Your Leaves This Fall

    Put your fallen leaves to work in a compost pile.


    How to Use a Leaf Blower

    Clean up your yard safely and efficiently. Read on to learn how.


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    Protect Your Plants from Frost During a Cold Snap

    Don't leave your plants out in the cold by leaving them unprotected as frost approaches.


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    7 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for the Fall

    Learn the best ways to prep your lawn for fall.