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
Enjoy the many moods -- and benefits -- of water in these refreshing flower gardens.
Attract a host of birds and other creatures to your yard with this attractive plan.
Garden size: 11 by 8 feet.
Water-loving canna, parrot feather, and arrowhead are surrounded by easy-care verbena, thyme, and lavender in this plan.
Garden size: 8 by 9 feet.
Tuck this small-space plan in a corner of your yard and enjoy the display of tropical foliage all summer long.
Garden size: 7 by 7 feet.
Hostas are a practical addition to any shady yard. This plan showcases the perennial's many variations in leaf size and coloring as they dress up an attractive fountain.
Garden size: 12 by 10 feet.
A wide array of perennials, including black-eyed Susans, roses, phlox, and peonies provide a beautiful show.
Garden size: 15 by 17 feet.
Mix flowers and foliage to charming effect with this plan. Colorful impatiens are a perfect partner for spotted polka-dot plant. They're the perfect way to dress up a birdbath.
Garden size: 9 by 9 feet.
Long-blooming, low-care perennials, such as catmint, lavender, and Russian sage, surround a birdbath in this striking plan.
Garden size: 12 by 12 feet.
This stunning plan features a delightful mix of perennials and shrubs so it looks good all year.
Garden size: 17 by 30 feet.