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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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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Using a Jade Plant in Companion Planting

The jade plant is hardy and easy to grow. The plant belongs to the succulent group.

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Choosing Companion Plants for Your Hostas

Hostas are hardy, reliable plants known for their lush green foliage that thrive.

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Choosing Companion Plants to Grow with Your Mountain Laurels

Mountain Laurels are beautiful shrubs with pink buds and white blossoms.

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How to Use Junipers in Your Landscape

Juniper trees are attractive ornamental plants that produce berries.

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Ideas Where To Plant Zinnias In Your Garden

Zinnias are popular as a stand-alone plant, or can be used as a complementary plant.

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Restore That Antique Bird Bath

So you think you have an antique bird bath on your hands, and want to restore it to its former glory?

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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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7 Brick Planter Design Ideas

A brick planter is a great way to add an attractive and sturdy foundation for plants and flowers.

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Hide Utility Boxes in Your Yard: 5 Ideas

Where should I hide my utility box?

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Ground Cover Plants: How Many To Plant?

Ground cover plants mature to a single mass of foliage creating beautiful garden landscapes.

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Plants that Love Clay Soil

Clay soil is a specific type of regional soil known for its fine texture.

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Answers to Landscaping Questions

9 questions about your lawn, answered.

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Tips for Using a Foxglove in Companion Planting

Tips for using a Foxglove in companion planting will make your other flowers stand out.

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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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How to Build a Potting Shed

A simple potting shed, in its barest element, is nothing more than 4 walls and a roof.

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Choosing The Best Companion Plants For Impatiens

Summer shade garden planting wouldn’t be complete without the bold, bright colors of impatiens.

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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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Finding the Perfect Companion Plant for a Coleus

Coleus plants are striking, versatile perennials that mostly grow in temperate climates like annuals.

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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.

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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.

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The 12 Principles of Permaculture

This gardening style gets back to nature.

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What Is the Grow Food Not Lawns Movement?

Some plants provide free food year after year.

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Grow an Edible Landscape with a Permaculture Food Forest

Grow edible plants together for low maintenance abundance.

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Gardening Tips and Tricks for the Green Thumb Challenged

Don’t have a green thumb? Don’t worry! We get to the bottom of common mistakes and some tips and tricks to make your garden shine.