Caring for Your Yard

Do you have questions about how to care for your yard, lawn, and garden? Fortunately, there are answers, from picking the right plants to watering, fertilizing, and staking.You might want to install a brand-new lawn, or you might just want to rejuvenate the one you have; discover how to start one from seed or sod and give yourself a lush, green carpet underfoot.

Keep all your tools easy to find and displayed with style using our guide to...

Rain barrels are a great way to save water and money--and making a DIY rain...

Take the mystery out of when to prune your plants by following our...

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Dig into your first garden adventure with these 10 basic tips.

The garden is waking up, and you're in charge! It's time to plant, prune,...

Taking cuttings from your favorite plants is one of the quickest -- and easies...

Create a garden that's big on color -- but small on labor.

Fill your garden with beautiful bulbs that bloom in spring, summer, and fall....

Starting seeds is the inexpensive way to grow more of your favorite plants....

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Many homeowners inherit bad garden soil, but you don't have to live with it!...

Don't throw away those kitchen scraps, grass clippings, and raked-up leaves....

Learn how to make your own compost--as well as get tips on the best type of...

Get stylish, low-budget ideas to keeping your garden shed organized.

The best mulch can make all the difference in your yard. With so many types of...

We've put together our list of the easiest annuals to grow from seed.

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Grow the most beautiful roses in your neighborhood with these tips.

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You can repair lawn that's diseased, distressed, or unattractive.

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