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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Paths & Paving

Create beautiful paths to lead you through your landscape. Get information on paving stones and pavers, crushed stone paths and more. From Better Homes & Gardens

Garden: Curb Appeal

Boosting curb appeal is easy with the help of colorful plants and functional...

Glorious Garden Paths

Create a memorable walkway for your yard.

Make a Mowing Strip

Leave a 6- to 12-inch-wide mowing strip between the edge of your beds and...

How to Create a Dry Creek

This dry stream bed looks so natural, you'd think it had always been part of...

Installing Edging

When building a brick path, use edging to keep it in place.

Build a Brick Path

As we wrote in our September 2010 issue of Better Homes and Gardens magazine,...

Crushed Stone Path

Crushed stone makes a handsome walkway that is easy on the feet.

How to Shop for Landscaping Stone

Stone is more affordable -- and easier to work with -- than you might think.

Tips to Save Money in the Yard and Garden

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

Old Bricks for a New Path

Old bricks take on a new life in this garden pathway.

Exposed Aggregate Walk

Skid-proof exposed aggregate walkways are as attractive as they are practical.

Concrete Paver Walkway

Concrete pavers offer a wide range of colors and patterns, are easy to install...

Rock-Edged Gravel Path

This gravel path will keep your feet dry year-round.

Basic Brick Path

Brick paths have an old-world charm that complements any landscaping style.

Platform Walkway

Nothing tames damp or awkward terrain quite so well as a platform walkway.

Flagstone Path

Flagstone walkways always lend a sense of timeless beauty. Adjustable to any...

Loose-Fill Path

Loose organic materials such as bark nuggets, chipped wood, cypress mulch, and...

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