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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Pest & Problem Fixes

Planting the right varieties for your region and your interests isn't enough: To have the best garden you can have you must go on the offensive to prevent and treat any pest and insect infestations in your landscape. Start with animal pests, including destructive rabbits, deer, and moles. They can quickly chew plants down to the ground or dig up under a lawn, ruining your yard. Deter them with the top resistant plants for your region. Or use one of the various protection methods that keep these animals from making headway. Insects, diseases, and weeds are also troublesome issues for a gardener. To get rid of them, learn to identify the worst ones, which help you learn the best ways to control and eliminate them (including ideas to draw bats to your yard). Common pests such as aphids, cabbage loopers, cucumber beetles, Japanese beetles, and fall webworms are menaces, but there are organic methods to deal with them. Snakes are often harmless, but nonetheless there are things to keep in mind when you do encounter them in the garden. Finally, dogs may be man's best friends, but they can be a true hassle in the garden. Fortunately there is balance -- having a great yard and having active dogs. Find tips to peacefully coexist.

Weed Identification Guide

Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help you...

How to Get Rid of Moles

Damage caused by moles is quite possibly the most frustrating problem in the...

Stop Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles can be a huge hindrance to a healthy garden. Getting rid of...

Vinegar as Weed Killer

Vinegar is a jack-of-all-trades around the home. In addition to the zing it...

Stop Grubs in Your Lawn

White grubs can be serious lawn pests. Knowing when to control them saves you...

Stop Garden Pests

Get tips for identifying and controlling some of the most common insects and...

Editors' Picks: Top Rabbit-Resistant Plants

We've pulled together a gallery of some of our favorite plants that rabbits...

Top Deer-Resistant Plants for Your Region

We've pulled together the top deer-resistant plants for each region. Click...

Tips for Deterring Deer

Keep the deer from eating their way through your garden with these tricks.

Stop Aphids in Your Garden

Don't let aphids ruin your garden. Use these tips to keep your plants safe.

Diagnose Tree Disease

Get to work diagnosing tree diseases with our pictoral summary of 10 common...

How to Get Rid of Creeping Charlie

Wondering how to kill Creeping Charlie? Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea)...

How to Weed Your Garden

Get tips and tricks on how to get rid of weeds in your garden.

Weed Control in Gardens

Use our guide to prevent and control weeds in your garden.

Stopping Squirrels and Chipmunks

Minimize the impact squirrels and chipmunks can have on your yard with these...

Eliminate Weed Plants from Your Garden

Weeds are tough competitors in a garden. Here's how to fight and win your weed...

Attract Bats for Organic Insect Control

They may not be pretty, but bats are hardworking garden residents.

Stop Grasshoppers in Your Garden

Don't let grasshoppers leave your garden ragged. Use these tips to keep your...

Winning the Weed War

Looking for a battle plan to assist you in the war on weeds? Here are 15...

Stop Sawflies

Although this pest looks like a worm or a slug, it's neither, and that makes a...

Save Your Roses from Black Spot

Try these tips for preventing black spot from ruining your perfect roses.

Stop Fall Webworms the Organic Way

Don't let webworms ruin your fall garden. Use these organic remedies to get ri...

Deer-Resistant Shade Plants

Gardening in the shade where deer are plentiful can be a challenging situation...

How to Control Garden Pests

Here are some natural and nontoxic ways to protect your flower and vegetable...

Stop Squash Bugs in Your Garden

Keep your squash and pumpkins safe from these annoying insect pests.

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