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9 Ideas for Rewilding Your Yard

Learn about some simple steps you can take to begin evolving a high-maintenance lawn into a native (and time-saving) habitat.

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9 Best Bug Hotels of 2022

Find out what all the buzz is about. Backyard bug hotels provide a safe place for insects to rest weary...


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7 Best Compost Bins

These quality products make home composting easier than ever.


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Safe Lawn Weed Control Around Lakes and Rivers

Balance a beautiful lawn and yard with clean water best practices by following this advice from pros in the know.


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.

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10 Ways to Throw a Greener BBQ This Summer

Make your picnic or BBQ a greener affair with these ingenious products for an eco-friendly outdoor gathering.


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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.

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How to Make a Pollinator Friendly Garden

Planting a pollinator garden is one of the most rewarding things you can do — for yourself and for the...


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Vermicomposting: A Beginner’s Guide

Try composting with worms to create a vermicompost superfood for your garden!


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9 Tips for Sustainable Landscaping

Sustainable landscaping provides a haven not only for you, but everything from pollinators to songbirds.


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.

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What to Know About Solar Umbrellas

Solar umbrellas offer convenient access to alternative energy and a nice shady spot on your patio. What's not to love?


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10 Secret Kitchen Ingredients That Can Help Your Garden Grow

These common kitchen pantry ingredients will bring new life and color to your garden.