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What Are Spider Mites and How Do You Get Rid of Them?

Often hard to detected, tiny plant-corrosive spider mites are pests you don't want in your garden, window box or home.

How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

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


13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


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How to Keep Cats Out of Plants

How do you keep cats out of plants? Try these expert-recommended tips to protect your indoor potted plants from curious...


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...

8 Mosquito-Repelling Plants You Need in Your Backyard ASAP

Why invest in pesticides or bug sprays to control mosquitoes when you can repel them naturally with plants?


How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.

How to Dry and Store Garden Herbs

Stock your pantry with home-dried herbs and save money at the grocery store. Here's how.


How to Get Rid of the 10 Worst Garden Insects

As if weeds and weird weather weren't bad enough, gardeners also have to face insect pests. Here's a look at...


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Why Plants are Perfect Housewarming Gifts (and 5 Great Ones to Give!)

Houseplants help transform a new house into a home. Here are five reasons to give them to new homeowners especially,...


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Is Mulch Safe for Dogs to Eat?

Mulch can tidy up a garden bed, prevent weeds and help retain moisture. But is it safe for your dog?

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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost


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How to Bury Underground Cable

We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.


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Good Bugs For Your Garden

Among the hundreds of thousands of bug species, some are really beneficial for your yard. Discover the good bugs for...


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How to Clean Rubber Car Mats

Cleaning the dried mud and spilled coffee off your rubber car mats is quick and easy with a high-pressure garden...


7 Non-Toxic Ways to Keep Slugs and Snails Out of Your Garden

They're slimy, slithery and such a nuisance. See how you can keep slugs and snails from running roughshod over your...

10 Worst Garden Pests and How to Get Rid of Them

They may be cute, but birds and mammals can wreak havoc in your garden. Here are some of the most...


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10 Vegetables You Should Start Indoors

Even if you're stuck inside you can still start preparing for your vegetable garden. Here are 10 veggies that work...


12 Houseplants You’ll Regret

The selection of houseplants today is almost as impressive as the many benefits of having them in your home. Some...


14 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Yard

Whether you dream of lush, green grass or a vegetable garden with a bounty of produce, there are things you...


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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Gardeners

Make a New Year's resolution to garden smarter, greener and—yes—easier this coming year. Try some of these resolutions on for...


6 Surprising Facts About Bats

Get to know the misunderstood marvels that benefit your garden. Check out these fun facts about bats.


These Infographics Show the Fruits and Vegetables in Season Every Month of the Year

Plan to purchase your fruits and vegetables during their peak seasons, and you'll not only enjoy them more, you'll save...


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10 Crazy Things You Didn’t Know About Bees

Think you know everything there is to know about bees? Guess again.

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11 Essential Garage Storage Products We’re Buying on Amazon This Month

It's time to get organized! From systems for storing garden tools and sporting equipment, to organizers for power tools and...


Our Favorite Stylish Fairy Garden Decor

From welcome signs to mailboxes, mushroom houses to trees, fairy garden decor can help you create an enchanting, magical space...


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Best Flowers for Bees and Other Pollinators

Help the pollinators around your home by planting flowers for bees, many of which are easy to grow and low...


10 Bee Friendly Plants to Have in Your Yard

Even if you aren't a beekeeper, there are still plenty of reasons to encourage bees to inhabit your garden or...


Why Everyone Needs Solar Garden Fairy Lights

Solar garden fairy lights create a mesmerizing glow for indoors or out. If you've been looking for the right lights...


Flower Bed Decor That’s Not Tacky

Tacky flower bed decor? Gnome thank you! From rustic to modern, these tasteful landscape additions elevate your outdoor space.