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.

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

Don't let weeds become the enemy of your garden. See tips and tricks on how to...

Add privacy and structure to your garden with one of our stylish and practical...

Add an arbor or a trellis and create beauty and function in your outdoor space.

Use these planting tips so you can enjoy a beautiful display of...

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

Looking for ideas for a sloped yard? Conquer a problem slope by installing a...

Gardeners want fast-growing shade trees for privacy, especially after a tree i...

Transform your yard with this easy-to-build, no-till garden bed.

What would you rather be doing on a summer afternoon? Mowing the lawn? Or...

Sometimes a garden is too much of a mess to be salvaged. Here are the steps to...

Here are several ideas for composters that will turn garden and kitchen waste...

Extend your gardening season with this easy-to-build miniature greenhouse.

We'll show you how to build a stylish compost bin in just six easy steps for...

Mulch can be a confusing garden purchase. With so many types of mulch availabl...

Use our guide to prevent and control weeds in your garden.

Get your landscape off to the best start using these hints and tips for the...

Whether you are planting your first garden or getting ready to expand your plo...

Sort through the mulch options and choose the right security blanket for your...

Here are some fun, quirky facts about plants and gardening!

When is the best time to lay sod? What do I need to do to get the grass off to...

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Rely on a deck to maximize the outdoor living area of your landscape.

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