The Best Flowers for Wet Soil

Turn a wet, poorly drained spot in your yard into a colorful landscape feature with these perennial flowers and ornamental grasses.

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Fall Veggies to Plant Now

Grow these cool-season vegetables and herbs to extend your garden's harvests in spring and fall. This list of vegetables includes seasonal vegetables, green vegetables, non-starchy vegetables, winter vegetables, green leafy vegetables, fall vegetables and more.

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Improve Poor Drainage

Follow these tips to transform a poorly drained area into an easy-care garden.

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Tips and Tricks to Keep Plants Blooming

Deadheading is a popular practice ¿ but do you know all the ways to keep flowers on your plants longer? Follow these easy tips for keeping your favorite shrubs and flowers blooming longer.

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Top Plant Picks for Late-Summer Color

Keep the color coming on strong through the end of the growing season with these easy-care, reliable annuals and perennials.

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Plan for a Gorgeous Fall Landscape

See how two great gardeners -- one on the East Coast and one on the West -- created knock-your-socks-off fall yards -- and learn how you can do the same.

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Best Plants for Rock Gardens

Transforming an unsightly slope or mound in your backyard into a colorful rock garden is easy when you chose the right plants. These amazing, low-maintenance ground huggers don't mind poor soil but do need good drainage to survive. Here's a list of our top plants for rock gardens.

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Landscape Basics

You don't have to be a landscape designer to create a beautiful yard -- but you do need to learn the basics of landscaping design. Take the mystery out of laying out your flowerbeds and borders with easy tips, and discover tips and tricks for dealing with your yard's issues. For example, shade is often one of the hardest garden situations to plan around. But there are beautiful plants, innovative landscape plans, and interesting containers to add to even the most sun-deprived landscapes. Find perennials, hostas, and annuals that add charm and welcoming color and foliage to your yard. A water feature can be beautiful and calming in any size of landscape. Get inspired with alluring ponds and fountains, find surefire water garden plants, and take a tour through a fantastic water garden makeover. The experts know what it takes to make a great yard, including tips that pay you back, such as enhancing your curb appeal. Before-and-after landscape photos provide you with motivation for your own landscape plans. Do you entertain? Host family? Hate mowing? No matter what your goals -- and your needs -- there's a garden plan for you. Plus, you don't have to spend a lot: You'll find ways to save money -- everything from making your own rain barrel to landscaping on a budget and using salvaged materials.

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Make the most of your patio with these easy landscaping tips.


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