Gardening

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More Things Your Arborist Won’t Tell You

Find out what to look for in a reliable tree service. >>

What Leaf Blower Makers Don't Want You to Know About Rakes
What Leaf Blower Makers Don’t Want You to Know About Rakes

Shopping leaf blowers? Don't go to the hardware store before reading our forbidden advice for… >>

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10 Tips for Planning Your Indoor Garden

Plants bring life and color into the home and require little in the way of maintenance. Follow… >>

6 Top Picks for Apple Picking
6 Top Picks for Apple Picking

Apple pie, apple strudel, applesauce -- your favorite recipes are begging for fresh apples. Here… >>

Plant for Autumn Color
Plant for Autumn Color

Seasonal plants for autumn are often overlooked, yet they give a generous display right up until… >>

How to Make a Scarecrow
How to Make a Scarecrow

Scarecrows have been used for ages to scare birds away from crops. Here's an easy look at how to… >>

Composting Dos and Don’ts
Composting Dos and Don’ts

Skip pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Dryer lint can be composted, and so can old rags. Here, a… >>

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13 Things Your Arborist Won’t Tell You

Find out what you need to know about keeping your trees healthy and lush from the professionals. >>

5 Ways to Save on Backyard Projects
5 Ways to Save on Backyard Projects

With a clear-cut plan, the right contractors and proper tools, there's no reason why your backyard… >>

Best Sources for Summer Produce
Best Sources for Summer Produce

When it comes to fresh summer produce, you should look for ways to economize on vegetables. There… >>

How to Grow Sunflowers
How to Grow Sunflowers

Here are some tips for planting and growing sunflowers. >>

10 Secrets to Colorful Container Gardens
10 Secrets to Colorful Container Gardens

Container gardens are the perfect way to liven up your front entrance, create a small herb garden… >>

How to Grow Herbs in Any Environment
How to Grow Herbs in Any Environment

Fresh herbs can transform an OK meal into an “Oh, wow!” one. And they’re amazingly easy to… >>

What to Grow in Small Gardens
What to Grow in Small Gardens

If your answer to “How does your garden grow?” is a disgruntled, “Small,” you’re not… >>

Use Recycled Cooking Water to Feed Your Garden
Use Recycled Cooking Water to Feed Your Garden

Boiled foods release nutrients of one kind or another, so why pour their cooking water down the… >>

How to Make a Mini Rain Barrel
How to Make a Mini Rain Barrel

Save water--and money--by watering your garden Mother Nature’s way. All you need is an old water… >>

The Nature of Rock Garden Design
The Nature of Rock Garden Design

Trying to dig up a new garden design idea? Try a rock garden. They're the right scale for small… >>

Make Your Own Nontoxic Pesticides
Make Your Own Nontoxic Pesticides

Backyard gardeners tend to use three times as much pesticide as farmers. But you can make your own… >>

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4 Weekend Garden Projects Anyone Can Do

We’ve scoured the Internet for easy gardening projects that celebrate the best of spring. Check… >>

Build Your Own Backyard Hanging Garden
Build Your Own Backyard Hanging Garden

Build your own garden of hanging potted plants. >>