Miniature Fairy Garden

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When summer heat kicks in, rely on these drought-tolerant plants to hold their own -- and still look beautiful.

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Heat-Loving Container-Garden Plants

The dog days of summer can turn your gorgeous container gardens into a crispy mess. Try these plants that take the heat for color all season long.

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Summer Garden Maintenance Checklist

Summer is a gardener¿s busiest season. If you¿re short on time or not sure what to do, follow this easy summer gardening checklist to keep your lawn and garden in great shape all season long.

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Throw a Garden Party

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Creating Succulent Containers

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Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

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Miniature Herb Garden

Grow fresh herbs on your deck, patio, or outdoor table by planting this delightful container garden combination.

You can pack a lot of flavor in just a little space, as this container garden shows. Fresh sage, thyme, and oregano add plenty of color, too!

A: Variegated lemon thyme (Thymus x citriodorus 'Variegata') -- 2

B: Oregano (Origanum vulgare) -- 3

C: Tricolor sage (Salvia officinalis 'Tricolor') -- 2

D: English thyme (Thymus vulgare) -- 3

Learn more about these plants:

Thyme

Oregano

Sage

Learn more about growing herbs.

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