Top 13 Drought-Tolerant Plants That Can Handle Dry Weather
Even when the rain stops, these drought-tolerant plants keep going strong. They’ll survive dry conditions while adding color and texture to your garden.
9 of the Best-Smelling Flowers That Belong in Your Garden
This fragrant mix of annuals and perennials will help you find the best smelling flowers for your garden.
This Is the Best Time to Water Your Plants
Water sustains not only us but our gardens. Make sure to water your garden efficiently and effectively, starting at the...
Why You Might Need to Purposely Kill Your Grass
If your lawn looks completely hopeless, it might be time to start from scratch.
10 Household Items You Should Repurpose in the Garden
Clean out your closets and repurpose your old or extra household items as helpful, thrifty materials in your flower and...
Here’s How to Change the Color of Your Hydrangeas
If your hydrangea blooms are pink instead of blue—or vice versa—there's a way to get the color you want. Here's...
10 Easy Plants You Can Grow in a Container Garden
Discover the beauty of growing plants in containers. We highlight an easy-to-grow species for each category, from flowers to vegetables...
31 Cheapskate Handy Hints for the Outdoors
Save those milk jugs, soda cans, pool noodles, and other things around your house you thought were useless.
11 Colorful Plants to Brighten Your Home Office
Plants add life and color wherever they grow. If your workspace is drab, consider one or more colorful houseplants to...
10 Inexpensive Plants That Will Make Your Garden Pop
You get a lot of bang for the buck with these showy plants. A small investment can pay big rewards...
12 Must-Have Garden Tools
Gardening will be easier, more productive, and, well, just a lot more fun when you have the right tools on...
10 Expert Gardening Tips for Beginners
Love to garden? These tips from The Family Handyman will help you be faster, cleaner, and more efficient.
12 Best Container Garden Ideas That Will Inspire You to Create Your Own
Over the past few weeks, you've baked your own bread, cut your own hair, and maybe even given embroidery a...
22 Things Every DIYer Should Own
Whether you’re a novice or an expert, these tools are crucial for getting jobs done at home.
14 Fantastic Hummingbird Photos You Just Have to See
Readers rose to the challenge in the first-ever Birds & Blooms hummingbird photo contest. Here are the stories behind a...
When You Can Officially Stop Cutting Your Lawn
Learn when the proper time is for you to quit mowing your lawn. It might be later than you think.
Where Do Hummingbirds Live In the Winter?
They flit around our bird feeders all summer, but they're gone as soon as the cold arrives. So where do...
Why Is My Lawn Mower Smoking?
Leaking oil from the exhaust is the usual cause of blue, white, or black smoke from a lawn mower. Learn...
20 Cheap Landscaping Fixes That Look Expensive
Fake it until you make it with these cheap landscaping fixes that look expensive.
10 Vintage Lawn Mowers You Just Have to See
Take a trip down memory lane as you look at these 10 vintage lawnmowers.
The Best Privacy Plants for Your Backyard
A little bit of privacy makes any backyard more enjoyable. Here are some plants to help make that happen, from...
11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard
Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you're in this camp, try these plants...