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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 really are.

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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.


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...


Pergola vs. Gazebo: What’s the Difference?

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


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7 Best Compost Bins

These quality products make home composting easier than ever.

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6 Plants That Attract Dragonflies

Some of the most beautiful of garden bugs, skimmer dragonflies eat pest insects, making them excellent bugs for your garden.


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.

Our Favorite Garden and Home Improvement Finds on Amazon For Less Than $50

These fun and functional Amazon home and garden products will change your life for the better. And you'll only spend...


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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.


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What Should I Put In the Bottom of My Planter?

Learn what to add to the bottom of your planter to promote aeration without adding weight or expense — plus...


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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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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New Homeowner’s Guide To Soil

We don't give it much thought, but the soil beneath our feet is critical to the success of our gardens....


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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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How to Identify and Get Rid of Aphids on Outdoor Plants

Fast-multiplying aphids spell nothing but trouble for your home garden. Here are our tips for identifying and ridding your plants...


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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.


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What To Know About Soil Testing

If you and your family grow vegetables in your garden, it's important for you to test your soil to know...


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New Homeowner’s Guide to Pruning Your Garden

Spring pruning is like spring cleaning: A little effort now pays big dividends when you're done. Here's what to know...


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 Is Diatomaceous Earth?

Diatomaceous earth can be used for everything from deodorizers to tick and flea powder. Its loyal fans find many more...


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Should You Buy or Rent a Garden Tiller?

Tillers are tremendously useful tools for home gardeners. But tilling is not an everyday task. So is it better to...


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When is the Best Time to Start Growing a Garden?

Planting vegetables in spring is a delicate business. Here, experts explain how to know when to start a garden.


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5 Deer-Resistant Flowers for Spring

Tired of watching your tulips come up in spring, only to be eaten back down to the ground? Plant these...

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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?


Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.



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...


40 Projects You Can Get Done Over a Long Weekend

For DIYers, long weekends are for getting stuff done at home. Make the most of the upcoming extra time by...


34 Important Things to do When Planning to Sell Your Home

Prepare your house and your family by knowing the things to do when selling a house. It'll help sell your...