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Yes, You Want to Attract Bats to Your Yard and Here's Why Oct 21, 2019

Everyone knows birds and bees help pollinate your landscape but did you know bats are pollinators too? Not only will they help you …

Tips on Buying a String Trimmer Oct 11, 2019

Before you plunk down good money for a new weed-eater, learn what features to look for to help keep your yard neat and tidy.

15 Cold-Hardy Succulents 15 Photos

Succulent season doesn’t end when summer does. There’s a slew of these pretty plants that can take as much cold as winter can dish …

9 Succulent Container Garden Recipes 9 Photos

Add water-wise pizzazz to your porch, patio or garden with these container designs for hot- and cold-hardy succulents.

How to Increase Water Pressure in a Garden Hose Oct 8, 2019

Low pressure in a garden hose can be caused by a number of issues. Here’s what to look for and when to know if you’ll need profess …

Why Are There So Many Stink Bugs In My House? Oct 1, 2019

Brush up on stink bug basics and learn how to get rid of these smelly home invaders.

This Tabletop Hydroponic Garden is Totally Worth the Price Oct 4, 2019

We tested this indoor herb garden at the office and now it’s our favorite coworker.

12 Real Houseplants You Can Buy Online Oct 1, 2019

Skip a trip to the garden store and shop these real houseplants from the comfort of home.

Take a Tour of an Elegant Charleston Walled Garden 24 Photos

This formal garden defined by brick paths, statuary and classic Southern plants, is an oasis in the heart of Charleston, South Car …

How to Keep Rabbits Out of Your Garden Without Harming Them Sep 26, 2019

Fed up with bunnies eating your plants? Follow these tips to prevent rabbit damage in your yard.

How to Use Water Features to Attract Birds to Your Yard Sep 26, 2019

See how a rocket engineer attracts birds by setting up proper habitats that include the gurgling sound of moving water.

How to Plant a Beautiful, Thriving Container Garden 21 Photos

Perfect for areas with less-than-ideal ground soil or small spaces like apartment balconies, a container garden can add an abundan …

Growing Tips and Planting Ideas for Fall Pansies 11 Photos

Kick off the cool weather by filling containers and planting beds with colorful pansies.

Desert, Xeriscape and Rock Gardens 14 Photos

A dry landscape doesn't have to be colorless. Find ways to add personality while keeping it low maintenance.

How Long Does Asparagus Take to Grow? Sep 19, 2019

By: Margeaux Emery

This vegetable can rival a sloth for slowness. Learn two ways to hurry things up.

How to Grow Asparagus From Seed Sep 19, 2019

By: Margeaux Emery

Saving money is one of several advantages of starting asparagus from seed. Here’s how you can benefit.

How to Grow Cucumbers in a Pot Sep 19, 2019

By: Margeaux Emery

Growing cool, crunchy cucumbers in a container is easy if you know the steps. These basics will make them a success.

15 Fall Gardening Essentials Under $50 Sep 9, 2019

Get your garden ready for fall with these outdoor must-haves you can grab on Amazon.

7 Essentials You Need to Prepare Your Garden for Fall Sep 9, 2019

Shop everything you need to get your lawn and garden in order for fall.

Enchanting Fairy Gardens We Want to Live In 27 Photos

We're head-over-heels for these magical, mini landscapes.

10 Tall Shrubs for Shade Gardens 10 Photos

Count on shrubs to add height to planting areas in part to full shade.

The Best Flowers for Pots in Full Sun 10 Photos

If you have sunny spots crying out for color, tuck some of these plants into pots—and get ready for a season-long show.

The Best Flowers to Plant in Fall 10 Photos

Fall isn’t just for football and leaf peeping—it’s also one of the best seasons for planting. Spruce up your yard with colorful fl …

What Flowers Grow Best in the Shade 10 Photos

Brighten dark corners of your yard with annual and perennial bloomers that are made for the shade.

The Best Flowers for Full Sun 10 Photos

Find the prettiest bloomers for your yard’s sunny spots from this collection of low-maintenance perennials.

The Best Flowers to Plant in Spring 10 Photos

When robins sing to welcome spring, grab your trowel for planting. You can tuck all kinds of plants into your yard as spring unfol …

15 Shrubs for Shade Gardens 16 Photos

See our favorite shrubs that flower and flourish in the shadows.

Where is the Best Place to Put a Hummingbird Feeder? Jul 30, 2019

Invite energetic hummers to your yard with a nectar-filled feeder.

Can You Plant Apple Seeds From Store-Bought Apples? Aug 21, 2019

These days, most apple trees aren’t grown from seed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t try. If you’ve got gardening ambitions to riv …

Bonsai Tree Turning Brown? Aug 14, 2019

Growing bonsai isn't just an art — it's also a science. Learn more about how to grow a healthy bonsai tree, and what might be wron …

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