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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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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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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

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Plan for a Gorgeous Fall Landscape

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Your lawn can be a source of pride, a place for your family to play, an oasis for relaxing -- and you can make your lawn lush and beautiful with a few simple actions and regular yard care. Of course, mowing is one of the most important things we do to our lawns; if you mow yourself, you can make it easier by using our guide to choosing the best mower for your landscape. If you don't have time to care for your lawn -- or if you're going to be away -- you'll love this advice for choosing a reliable lawn service. In addition, how you care for your lawn depends on where you live; use our regional lawn care tips (and drought-survival tips) for keeping your grass healthy. In autumn, your lawn is transitioning from its active growing season to a dormant period; autumn is a good time to spruce up your lawn with our easy guide. At any time of the year, your lawn might need a little extra care; you can renovate your lawn step-by-step, or follow our 12-week plan. If going green means more than just the color of the lawn, you'll appreciate these environmentally friendly tips that keep your lawn healthy.

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