Garden Designing

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Eco-friendly Garden Projects for Sustainable September

Help nourish nature with your caretaking.

10 Vegetables to Grow in Fall

Extend your gardening season with these cool-weather crops.

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How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

Starting with a frame allows you to control soil quality.

10 Shrubs for Beautiful Fall Color

When the weather cools, don't let the garden fizzle out.

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30 Flowers Fall Gardeners Love

Creating aesthetic interest in your garden is a breeze!

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10 Beautiful Bug Eating Plants (and How to Love Them)

Some can thrive indoors, others are best in the wild.

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How to Organize Your Garden

Here are some helpful tips for organizing your garden.

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Flex Your Green Thumb with These 7 Garden-centric Projects

It's not hard to have a beautiful and sustainable yard! Give one of these easy DIYs a try!

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What to Plant in Your Winter Garden

Fresh food and flowers, even after temperatures turn colder.

A raised bed garden box with carrot plants.
No Dig Gardens

No need for a shovel, or to stoop when you plant or harvest.

Planting by Height

Utilize height to achieve privacy or design.

Planting by Shape

Create dimension and texture in your garden with plants of all shapes and sizes.

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Planting by Color

Use color to make your garden stand out.

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How to Build a Sand Garden

These Zen spaces encourage relaxation and rejuvenation.

An urban balcony with a container garden.
Inspired Balcony Gardens

Nowhere to exercise your green thumb? Build a beautiful garden suspended in air.

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Garden Fence

A garden fence can protect your flowers or vegetables from being stomped on by people in your yard.

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Gardening for Beginners

Grow flowers and vegetables with a few hot tips.

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Growing Vines In Your Garden

To vine or not to vine, that is the question.

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DIY Raspberry Trellis

Help your beautiful berry plants grow strong and tall.

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Best Types Of Light For Plants

Plants need light, but not too much.

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6 Biggest Beginner Gardening Mistakes

Want to start a garden this spring? Avoid making these common mistakes.

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6 Colorful Shade Plants

Spring is coming, so add a pop of color to your yard or garden to celebrate!

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4 Raised Garden Bed Ideas

Gardening doesn’t have to be backbreaking when your garden bed is raised!

How to Plant a Potager Garden

Love to cook? Consider building your own potager garden for the freshest vegetables and herbs.

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Use Galvanized Wire for a Inexpensive Trellis

Galvanized wire offers many advantages as a trellis.

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How to Create a Postage Stamp Garden

Even small spaces can grow valuable veggies.

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Vertical Gardening 101

Vertical gardens are beautiful and practical. Find out how to make your own out of almost anything!

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How to Organize a Community Garden

A community garden can bring a neighborhood together.

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Hide Utility Boxes in Your Yard: 5 Ideas

Where should I hide my utility box?

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Answers to Landscaping Questions

9 questions about your lawn, answered.

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Using Jasmine in Companion Planting

Jasmine is such a beautiful plant that many people want to incorporate it into their garden design.

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Making a Flower Planter out of Brick

This is a rewarding DIY way to enjoy your colorful flowers.

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Choosing the Best Companion Plants for a Caladium

Caladium bulbs are leafy plants with foliage that comes in green, white, salmon, red and pink varieties.

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Choosing Companion Plants to Go with Your Forsythia

Forsythia is an early blooming shrub. They can burst with bright yellow blossoms as early as February.

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Best Companion Plants for a Lobelia

A lobelia, also known as a cardinal flower, is a plant that has more than 350 species.

How to Use Lettuce in Companion Planting

Lettuce is a great companion vegetable for onions, carrots, radishes, cucumber, and strawberries.

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Advantages Of Growing A Vertical Garden

Vertical gardens are a wonderful way to grow and maintain a garden when you have limited space available.

A low-water landscape with lavender and other drought-tolerant plants.
7 Ways to Get a Low-Water Yard

Here are a few ways to reduce your yard's water consumption.

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Choosing the Best Companion Plants for a Phlox

Many sun loving perennials go well with phlox, such as grasses, agastache, rudbeckia, and coreopsis.

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How to Double the Plants in Your Yard for Free

Here’s how to propagate what you have, find free plants, and increase your landscaping for free!

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How to Be a Frugal Gardener

These tips can keep costs down without sacrificing your garden's bounty.

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How to Plant a Square Foot Garden

These tips will help you create a garden in a small space.

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5 Ways to Design a Small Urban Garden

A small space doesn't mean you can't have plants.

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How to Create a Secret Garden

A secret garden can provide the perfect outdoor escape.

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What Plants Work Best for Rain Gardens?

These beauties love the water.