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This Is Why You Should Grow a Firethorn Bush

Plant a firethorn bush in your backyard to welcome birds and bees while providing year-round beauty. This shrub features colorful fruit and pretty flowers.

If Your Plant Leaves Have Brown Tips, This is What it Means

Noticing brown tips on leaves of your indoor plants? Solve the problem with proper watering and fertilizing tips from a...


Should You Use Coffee Grounds in the Garden?

Should you save your coffee grounds and add them to your garden soil? Learn how the garden expert says gardeners...


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We Tried It: BioLite FirePit Cooking Kit

Easy and fun to use as well as portable, the BioLite FirePit Cooking Kit won us over as a fire...


9 Gardening Subscription Boxes You’ll Love to Unbox

Looking for a perfect gift for plant lovers? Gardening subscription boxes deliver seeds, indoor plants, flowers, tools and more to...

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We Tried It: Worx Landroid Robotic Lawn Mower

Tired of mowing the lawn every week? Me, too. What if there was an easier way? The Worx Landroid promises...


4 Types of Grass That Can Be Planted in Fall and Winter

Know these types of grasses before planting or laying down sod this fall or winter.

What is Sphagnum Peat Moss and How Do I Use It?

Sphagnum peat moss is a popular material for many gardeners. But is it right for your garden?


Should You Mulch in the Winter?

See if winter mulching is right for your garden.


What to Do with Your Cabin Refrigerator at the End of the Season

Take these important steps before leaving for the season.


When to Cut Back Ornamental Grasses

Learn when ornamental grasses need to be cut back and how to divide them, along with growing tips to keep...

11 Pictures That Will Change How You See Bugs

Never think of bugs as creepy or crawly again! These pictures of bugs show how amazing (and beautiful) these creatures...


How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders Using a Slinky

Hungry squirrels are no match for a Slinky. It's a simple, cost-efficient way to keep squirrels out of your bird...


6 Best Plants for Window Boxes

Looking to spruce up your curb appeal with a splash of color? Here are some great plants to consider for...


How to Care for Chrysanthemums: 6 Things You Need to Know About Mums

It's autumn and that means it's time to show off a garden full of mums! Here's how to care for...


If Your Hummingbird Feeder Looks Cloudy, This Is What It Means

Follow these tips for maintaining seed and suet feeders to keep your backyard birds healthy in every season. Here's how...

8 Best Pressure Washer Attachments

Want to enhance your pressure washer game? These eight pressure washer attachments turn a great tool into a can't-live-without-it workhorse.


7 Best Camping Furniture Pieces

See which furniture options are best for your camping needs!


7 Versatile Weed Wacker Parts and Attachments

Turn your string trimmer into an entirely different tool with these game-changing attachments.


5 Best Lawn Mower Attachments of 2022

Your lawn mower can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.


Pergola vs. Gazebo: What’s the Difference?

Find out which one might be the better option for your home.


If You See White Stuff on Your Mulch, This is What it Means

Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


Our Favorite Garden and Patio Finds on The Home Depot For Less Than $50

You can update your outdoor space without spending a lot. These garden and patio finds from The Home Depot will...


5 Best Palapa Umbrellas for Your Backyard

Get some shade in your backyard and add some style with one of these palapa umbrellas.

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4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

Your hedge trimmer can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.


Top-Rated Items for Your Home Emergency Kit

From hurricanes to fires, floods, earthquakes, and Covid-19, these are the best must-have items you'll need a home emergency kit.


5 Best Digging Shovels of 2022

Take a look at some of the best shovels available in 2022 no matter what kind of digging you have...


8 Best Pop-Up Canopies of 2022

Stay shaded outside this summer with one of these great canopy options.


What is a Victory Garden?

Born out of necessity during wartime, Victory Gardens now are a great way for gardeners to learn sustainability and self-reliance.


If You See a Painted Purple Fence, This Is What It Means

Knowing about purple paint laws can help you stay on the right path when driving or hiking in an unfamiliar...