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.

Let easy-growing groundcovers be the solution to your landscaping problems....

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

What plants go together? Pairing plants by color, season of bloom, and shape...

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

Reclaim lost ground and turn a frustrating slope into a sloped flower bed with...

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,...

Block wind, buffer noise, or create private outdoor living spaces with a hedge...

Ornamental grasses are tough and long-lasting. See five ways to let their...

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

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

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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....

Rock gardens can bring a natural, rugged beauty to any yard, including those...

Starting seeds indoors in winter is the inexpensive way to grow more of your...

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

Get landscaping ideas for sloping yards.

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