Make the outside of your home as ready for the holiday season as the inside with these outdoor Christmas decorating ideas. Our holiday decorating ideas, including beautiful Christmas greenery, festive light displays, and more, are sure to get your yard Christmas-ready.View Slideshow
Gardening in the shade where deer are plentiful can be a challenging situation. But there are plants that thrive in the shade that aren't tempting to hungry deer. Although no plant can be considered completely deer-resistant, here's a list of shade dwellers that most deer avoid. Plus, we've added some fun facts about deer that might help you understand them better.View Slideshow
Great gardens rise up off the earth to intrigue the eye and tantalize the senses. Here are some lessons you can use to make your garden a standout.
Add height and define outer edges with earthen berms.
Delineate areas with planters of the same style or color.
Select plants with presence (for instance, those with bold, well-defined shapes).
Stagger plantings into layers rather than arranging them in a straight line.
Create visual boundaries or screens with large evergreens or mixed-shrub hedges.