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These Are Martha Stewart's Top Tips for Container Gardening Aug 10, 2020

If anyone knows all about container gardening, it's Martha. In Martha Knows Best, she shares her top tips for planting pots and ho …

Prep Garden Soil Like Martha Stewart With This 3-Tool Digging Set Aug 6, 2020

Including a garden spade, transplanting spade and gardening fork, this essential set gives you the right tools to nurture your gar …

The 12 Best Sun Hats to Protect Your Face Aug 6, 2020

Keep your hair, eyes and skin protected from the sun's harmful UV rays with a chic, hard-working sun hat.

The Hori-Hori Knife Martha Stewart Uses in 'Martha Knows Best' Aug 4, 2020

Featured in Martha Knows Best, the hori-hori, also known as a Japanese soil knife, is the must-have multi-tool for gardeners every …

Begonias: How to Plant, Grow and Care for Begonias Aug 4, 2020

Find out some begonia varieties to try in your home and garden and how to make sure they thrive with our begonia care tips.

15 Fall Gardening Essentials Under $50 Aug 4, 2020

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

How To Make Apple Pie Dip Oct 10, 2018

Turn orchard-fresh apples into a lip-smacking dip perfect for fall gatherings.

Give Your Houseplants a Vacation Aug 15, 2019

It’s vacation time—for plants, that is. Give your indoor plants a little R&R by moving them outdoors for summer.

20+ Tips for Shopping at a Farmers Market Aug 3, 2020

When it comes to seasonal pleasures, it’s tough to top the sensory overload of a farmers market. Make the most of your visits with …

Bamboo Plant: Get to Know It Before You Grow It Jul 30, 2020

Learn why bamboo plant is either loved or hated, plus how it's used and how to care for the popular houseplant called "lucky bambo …

Veggies You Can Plant in Mid-Summer Jul 27, 2020

There are several fast-growing summer vegetables and herbs that can still be planted in July and August.

How to Grow Blueberries Jul 27, 2020

Blueberry plants can produce fruits for decades. Learn how to plant and maintain them the right way so they will reward you with d …

Landscape Design Ideas for Every Location Jul 23, 2020

Bring outdoor spaces to life with easy landscape ideas that add curb appeal to your yard, garden, pool and patio.

Evergreen Clematis Jul 23, 2020

Beautiful year-round, this glossy-leaf vine is a blooming wonder in early spring.

How to Braid Garlic for Storage Jul 16, 2020

Learn to braid garlic for storage and have flavorful — and beautiful — homegrown garlic at your fingertips well into winter.

When to Test Garden Soil for Lead Contamination and What to Do if It’s Present Jul 15, 2020

By: Margeaux Emery

Learn why and how to check for lead contamination in soil and how to garden safely when it's present.

10 Best Outdoor Privacy Screens for Every Style + Budget Jul 9, 2020

Because your backyard should be a judgement-free zone.

How to Grow Red Potatoes Jul 9, 2020

Red potatoes are easy-to-grow small potatoes with thin, edible red skins and white flesh, and are perfect for salads, casseroles o …

How to Grow Potatoes in Containers Jul 9, 2020

Irish potatoes are easy to grow in containers on a sunny porch or patio.

All About Concrete Blocks and Footings for Building a Deck Jul 8, 2020

By: John Riha

If you’re building a new deck, make sure to start off on the right foot with the right type of concrete footers for your particula …

Read This Before You Build a Ground-Level Deck Jul 7, 2020

By: John Riha

Ground-level decks that are floating (not attached to a structure) are easier to build and cost less than standard deck constructi …

Simple Landscaping Ideas Jul 6, 2020

Make simple adjustments to your landscaping for big results.

How to Build an Outdoor Firewood Storage Shed Jul 6, 2020

Keep your firewood dry and rot-free by building a simple, budget-friendly shelter using a fence panel, shipping pallets and corrug …

Create Storage Under the Deck Jul 6, 2020

By: John Riha

It’s a big, empty space — put it to good use with these smart under-the-deck storage ideas.

How to Plant and Grow Balloon Flower Jun 30, 2020

The easy-to-grow, old-fashioned balloon flower brings showy blooms to the late summer garden.

Curb Appeal Tips for Southern-Style Homes Jun 24, 2020

Known for lush landscaping and classical architecture that honors history, Southern homes have their own signature style. Take our …

12 Outdoor Water Fountains Under $300 Jun 25, 2020


Create a relaxing getaway in your own backyard with the help of an outdoor water fountain.

What You Should Be Pruning in Early Summer Jun 19, 2020

Grab your pruners — early summer is the time to snip and clip all kinds of plants.

10 Best Indoor and Outdoor Pizza Ovens for Every Budget Jun 18, 2020

Take a break from the frozen stuff, and treat yourself to gourmet pizza made in a quality oven.

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