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Garden design is the foundation of any great landscape. What does your dream garden look like? Make that dream a reality with garden design secrets, ideas, and inspiration for front yards and backyards. That includes stunning color, foliage, and plant combinations, including the best red and yellow flowers to pair together, as well as tips for decor, landscaping, and curb appeal. We've made it easy to include more plants in your favorite hues, with guides to blue, lavender, orange, pink, and purple blooms -- and more. If you love a landscape filled with wildlife, such as birds and butterflies, you'll learn ways to attract them to your garden, including building your own birdhouses or creating birdbaths. Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden(R) secrets are revealed, with a tour through its stunning outdoor spaces. For gardeners trying to conquer a difficult condition, such as shade, don't despair, we have advice from the pros as well as ways to increase your yard's privacy. For those of you who already know what your garden style is, you'll love the guides to garden types, including cottage, country, and Japanese. And DIYers will fill weekends with garden projects galore, including directions for making a living wreath, luminarias, and topiaries, as well as how to dry flowers. Plus, boost your garden's interest every season with landscaping secrets for autumn and winter.

21 Easy Ideas to Beautify Your Yard

Get great garden design tips from renowned Canadian designer Brian Minter.

Small Garden Ideas

A small garden space doesn't mean you can't have the garden you want. Here are...

The Best Fragrant Flowers for Your Garden

Plant a few of these aromatic gems around your yard and add a whole new level...

Easy DIY Garden Accents

Skip the store-bought accents and give your garden a personalized spin with...

Make a Living Succulent Picture

Create your own living mosaic to hang on a wall, indoors or out.

Elements of a Japanese Garden

Japanese gardens combine the basic elements of plants, water, and rocks with...

Attract Songbirds to Your Winter Garden

A cold winter day is perfect for curling up by your living room window to watc...

Tile-Topped Stepping Stones

Create a pretty garden path with the help of these handmade stepping stones...

How to Dry Hydrangeas

Use this technique to dry hydrangea blossoms for year-round enjoyment.

DIY-ify: 12 Garden DIY Ideas for Spring!

Trend: 12 Garden DIY Ideas for Spring! Ok guys, the first day of Spring is...

How to Plan a Garden

Design a beautiful garden or landscape with our garden-planning tips.

Tips to Save Money in the Yard and Garden

Budget landscaping and yard care doesn't mean cutting corners; it means making...

Fast and Fabulous Ideas to Decorate Your Garden

Here are 31 garden design ideas to give your landscape a pick-me-up.

Make Your Own Potting Bench

Want to know how to build a potting bench? Our potting bench plan will give yo...

Top Backyard Country Gardens

Take a look at our favorite award-winning gardens from the past eight years of...

Make a Rain Barrel to Save Water

Rain barrels are a great way to save water and money -- and making a DIY rain...

Plant a Living Wreath

Plant this low-care, living wreath to hang on your doorway, fence, or deck for...

Best Blue Flowers for Your Garden

Blue flowers add a cool touch to the landscape. Get the names of blue flowers...

Use a Color Wheel to Plan Your Garden

Let the color wheel work for your garden. It offers simple solutions for...

DIY Stone Outdoor Bench

With basic materials and an afternoon, you can craft a perch for enjoying your...

Make a Miniature Garden

The secret to making a beautiful and satisfying garden in minutes is simple:...

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