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9 Adaptive Tools To Make Gardening With Disabilities Easier

Gardening can be relaxing and therapeutic. These adaptive gardening tools help those with limitations enjoy their time in the garden.

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8 Best Garden Scooters for Easy Gardening

Kick off spring gardening with a new garden scooter. These mobile seats make plant- and turf-tending so much easier on...


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How To Use Grow Bags in Your Garden

You may have seen them on TV or at the garden center. Now it’s time to add grow bags to...


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 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.

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5 Best Garden Scissors of 2022

Looking for a tool to trim herbs, open mulch and deadhead flowers? These garden scissors are for you.


4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

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

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...


5 Best Yard Carts of 2022

Save your back with one of these yard carts, perfect for hauling heavy items.


Homeowner’s Guide to Tree Pruners and Loppers

Pruning a tree is a lot easier if you have the right tools. Here's everything you need to know about...


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10 Best Tools for Getting Rid of Weeds

The right tool for weeding makes the task easier and more effective. These are some of the best weeding tools.

What to Know About Digging Bars

Learn more about these versatile and powerful digging tools here.


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Garden Hoses: What To Know Before You Buy

Garden hoses don't last forever. When you're in the market for a new one, these tips will help you make...


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Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


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Garden Hoe Buying Guide

Choosing the right garden hoe can take some of the backbreaking work out of gardening. Here's a helpful roundup of...

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7 Best Garden Rakes for Cleaning Up Around Plants

Treat your plants and flowers with loving care by using the right garden tools. This collection of rakes includes something...


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Essential Indoor Gardening Tools

Whether you have just a few pots or a house plant jungle, you'll need some essential indoor gardening tools to...


30 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...


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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...


How to Split Hostas

Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.


The Benefits of Planting Hostas

Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.


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8 Best Pruning Tools for Your Garden and Yard

Pruning is important for keeping gardens and landscapes looking their best. But to do it right, you need good pruning...

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How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

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


10 Must-Have Products to Make Fall Yard Work a Breeze

Fall yard work doesn't have to be strenuous!


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Family Handyman’s Vintage True Value Ad from the ’80s

Family Handyman published its first magazine in 1951. In honor of our 70th anniversary of garden advice and tool recommendations,...


How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...


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10 Landscaping and Gardening Myths You Need to Stop Believing

A lot of good gardening advice has been passed down through the generations, but some erroneous recommendations have trickled down...


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Stuff We Love: Garden Hand Tools

Make your gardening chores a breeze with these three tools that get the green thumbs-up.