Landscaping

Master these techniques and you’ll be transforming your lawn and upping your home’s curb appeal in no time.

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    What to Know About Invisible Fences

    Considering an invisible fence to protect your pet, but need more information? Here's how they work, ballpark costs and potential issues.

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    How to Get Rid of Buckthorn

    Yank it? Topple it? Poison it? Here are your best options for shutting down this invader.


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    What to Know About Buckthorn

    The shrub's pretty green leaves are just a cover for this bully of a plant.


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    15 Trees That Will Grow Anywhere

    Don't pass up the chance to add beauty with the best tough trees for your yard. These beauties are sure...


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    10 Ideas for Growing an Edible Landscape

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

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    15 Tough Shrubs That Will Grow Anywhere

    Take the guesswork out of your landscaping and put these tough shrubs to the test in your backyard. These shrubs...


    10 Invasive Plants You Should Get Out of Your Garden Now

    Keep your guard up. Look out for these weedy pests and make sure they don't get a toehold in your...


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    5 Ways to Keep Your Neighbor’s Weeds Out of Your Yard

    Weeds can originate anywhere, but often they sprout close to home. Here are some ways to keep neighboring weeds from...


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    What is a Natural Pool and is it Right for You?

    Natural pools are rising in popularity. Here’s what you need to know about them.


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    12 Essential Backyard Pool Accessories

    Here are the top items you'll want to make your backyard pool and spa a clean, safe and fun place.


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    What Makes a Pool Turn Green and How Do I Fix It?

    Learn about the five most common causes of green pool water and how to fix a green pool for good.


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    Safe Landscaping Tips for Families With Kids and Pets

    Experts dish on the best way to match your lifestyle with your landscaping desires.


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    Should I Get a Pool? What to Know Before Taking the Plunge

    A backyard pool is fun for the whole family. Here’s what you need to know before getting one.

    Top 10 Fast-Growing Trees

    Try one of these trees for good looks and quick results.


    8 Project Ideas for Backyard Fun

    Summer weekends at home are the best. Make those moments even better with one or more of these amazing DIY...


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    3 Ways to Reuse and Recycle Yard Waste

    Enrich your lawn and garden with these economical, chemical-free greenscaping practices.


    12 Ways To Create a Private Backyard Retreat

    A round up of some our favorite options for creating the perfect private backyard retreat.


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    12 Easy Plants to Bolster Backyard Landscaping

    They're as easy on the eyes as they are easy to grow. Meet 13 garden superstars that don't take a...


    How to Build a DIY Tree Swing

    Looking for an easy kids' swing to add to a tree in your yard? All you need is some rope,...


    10 Unusual Landscape Borders

    Draw interest in your garden with these unique landscaping borders. Many are repurposed materials, which means money savings, too!


    20 Spring Yard Work Blunders to Avoid

    It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...

    12 Backyard Swings Everyone Will Enjoy

    Whether for relaxation or fun, a backyard or porch swing can create lasting memories. Here are 12 options to consider.


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    12 Sandboxes Worth Sticking Your Toes Into

    Playing in sand is fun for kids and adults. If you don't live near a beach, here's how to bring...


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    Sprinkler Repair: How to Unclog Sprinklers

    Remove mineral deposits from lawn sprinklers quickly and easily.


    10 Benefits of a Healthy Yard

    You can reduce stress, improve your mood, and increase your bottom line by creating a healthy yard. Here are 10...


    Restore a Weedy & Patchy Lawn

    Work a little, water a lot — then enjoy!


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    10 Shrubs You’ll Regret Planting

    Some are garden thugs, others are maintenance hogs or one-hit wonders. Don't bother planting these shrubs.