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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Growing your own food is enjoying a surge in popularity. It trims grocery budgets and provides reassurance about where food comes from. Whether you're ready to plant your first crops or have been growing food for years, you'll find new ideas to keep you going (and growing). For people with limited space -- a small balcony, patio, or porch -- containers are a good solution to growing vegetables; get inspiration from these collections of plants. Many people believe that all vegetables are annuals; not so. There are seven perennial vegetable garden plants that you can harvest year after year. There's no reason to keep your vegetables separate from the rest of the garden; we show you how with ideas to integrate edibles into the yard (called edible landscaping). Raised beds are good for many reasons, including less labor to tend to plants; here's how to use them to grow vegetables. It's also fun to theme a vegetable garden; give it a try with salsa, pizza, salad, or cocktail creations. Or get inspiration from the White House kitchen garden.

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