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8 Lawn Mower Brands To Consider

Here are some of the most trusted brands of lawnmowers for DIYers, whether you have your first home with a yard or you're replacing your fifth mower.

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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Hillside Landscaping Ideas for a Sloped Yard

Take advantage of a steep or hilly yard with these gorgeous landscaping ideas.


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Ideas for Landscaping With Potted Plants

Potted plants add interest, color and height to your outdoor space. Check out these chic Instagramable ideas for landscaping with...


14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!

Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.

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How to Get Rid of an Old Hot Tub

Once you decide to remove your hot tub, you need to know your options. Check out these ideas for trashing,...


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Our 10 Favorite Garden Gnome Ideas

A garden gnome adds fun and whimsy to any yard or garden. Here are some of the best ones to...

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10 Ideas for Growing an Edible Landscape

Incorporate tasty fruits, herbs and vegetables into edible home landscaping.


How to Hide an Air Conditioner: 9 Clever Ways

As long as you don't block the air flow and you make sure the AC unit is accessible, covering that...


Our Favorite Flower Bed Ideas for Full Sun

You can have a beautiful garden without a lot of work. As proof, here are 10 flower bed ideas for...


Eye-Catching Raised Flower Bed Ideas

Raised flower beds are a great option, no matter what your outdoor space looks like. Raised bed gardening is not...

The Best Garden and Lawn Edging Ideas & Tips

Three simple, attractive, low-maintenance garden and lawn edging ideas to inspire.


10 Best Curb Appeal Before and After Makeovers

Give your home a curb appeal makeover and get your neighbors thinking someone else moved in.


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Affordable Garden Path Ideas

Our favorite walkway ideas for your landscape: Paths you can build in a weekend without breaking the bank or your...


12 Best Curb Appeal Ideas for Any Budget

Whether you're putting your house on the market soon or simply want to make the exterior as beautiful and welcoming...


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The 6 Types of Soil For Your Garden

Gardening is just as much about cultivating your soil as it is cultivating your plants. Here's a look at the...