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10 Best Plants for Hydroponic Gardens

How does your garden grow? To its max potential, if you choose the easiest and best plants for hydroponics.

How to Keep Deer and Other Pests Away from Your Hostas

Deer, rabbits and other animals love hostas just as much as gardeners. Here are some easy ways to keep these...


8 Outdoor Projects You Can Do Yourself

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and your backyard beckons! To help you make the best of the...


Retread & Grow: How to Turn an Old Tire Into a Hanging Planter

Put a fresh spin on a classic repurposed planter.


Raised Patio Planter

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Our planter is tops for easy construction, sturdiness and convenience....

Make Your Own Tiered Plant Stand

Build this handsome, durable plant stand in one morning.


Natural Mulch Landscape Edging

Try natural planter edging instead of plastic.

How to Build a Living Wall with Movable Planters

Plant a vertical garden, and let the automatic watering system keep it thriving.


10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects

Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...


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Concrete Air Plant Planter

This modern desktop planter is perfect for low-maintenance air plants—and it only takes a few quick steps to complete.


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How to Build a Self Watering Planter

If you like fresh vegetables and herbs from the garden but don't think you can have a garden of your...

How to Build Patio Planters

Give your potted plants a simple, stylish home—outdoors or in.