Holiday-Inspired Outdoor Decorating that Lasts

Dress up your front porch and yard with these holiday outdoor decorating ideas that last from the first days of fall through the New Year. They look great on a porch or just outside your door.

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Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas

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.

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Grow Beautiful Amaryllis

Amaryllis flowers are easy to grow from bulbs and great for adding color to your holiday decor.

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Deer-Resistant Shade Plants

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.

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Shrubs with Winter Interest

A winter landscape has a beauty all its own. An unexpected plant feature -- winter blooms that perfume the air, bright berries, colorful or textured foliage or unusual bark -- add a welcome element to gardens. These winter shrubs will not disappoint.

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Tips for Moving Plants Indoors

Here's a handy guide for moving your favorite plants inside once the weather turns cold.

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Gardening in the Northeast

Stunning autumn tree colors, spectacular bursts of summertime blooms even on the hottest days, tiny spring bulbs that delight, and deeply cold days in wintertime: Those are the rewards and challenges of gardeners in the Northeast. There are plants adapted to those conditions, and you can make preparations to ensure your garden grows its best. Start with natives. Easy-growing and low-maintenance, these 15 natives are sure to shine. Edibles are an unusual way to add color to a garden; here are a few that work well throughout the growing season. If you're looking to add perennials or roses to your garden, try these no-fail varieties that are beloved and can withstand all that Mother Nature throws at them. For garden inspiration, take a peek into other gardeners' spaces; we have several Northeast landscapes that will get you motivated to create your own garden rooms filled with flowers, trees, and more. If deer are a bother -- as they are for many Northeast gardeners -- you can take steps to discourage them; start with a list of top resistant plants for the region.

15 Top Native Plants of the Northeast

Add these easy-growing native plants to your garden for lots of low-maintenanc...

Lawn-Care Calendar for the Northeast

Our lawn-care calendar will show you what to do, and when, for the lawn of you...

Top Deer-Resistant Plants of the Northeast

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No-Fail Perennials of the Northeast

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October Gardening Tips for the Northeast

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November Gardening Tips for the Northeast

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Plants to Love in Your New England Landscape

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Top Flowering Shrubs for the Northeast

Create lots of color and texture in your landscape with easy-growing flowering...

Gold Medal Plant Choices for Mid-Atlantic Landscapes

For Mid-Atlantic landscapes, these selections are the gold standard. Chosen fo...

A Garden of Garden Rooms

These Northeastern gardeners have created a landscape perfect for outdoor...

Great Plants for Pacific Northwest Landscapes

These award-winning plants perform like champions in the growing climate...

Top Roses for the Northeast

Use our guide to select the best roses for gardens in the Northeast.

Best Fall Flowers for the Northeast

These spectacular bloomers enliven Northeastern gardens with fall color and...

December Gardening Tips for the Northeast

The snow may start to fly in December, but there are still plenty of...

Top Fruit Trees for the Northeast

These apple trees are easy to grow and produce plenty of fruit.

Plant Fabulous Fall Color: Best Plants for the Northeast

Bring the Northeast's spectacular fall colors to your garden with these...

June Gardening Tips for the Northeast

Ah, summer is here and the garden is hitting its stride as roses, peonies,...

Continual Harvest: Succession Planting in the Northeast

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January Tips: The Northeast

Start off your garden year right by laying the foundation for a great garden.

Top Drought-Tolerant Perennials for the Northeast

Drought won't get your garden down if you grow these beautiful perennials.

A Mid-Atlantic Organic Garden

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Hot Heirlooms for Northeast Gardens: What to Plant in Your Garden Now

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March Tips for Gardening in the Northeast

Here's a rundown of what you can be doing in your garden this month.

Best Fragrant Flowers for the Northeast

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