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Hostas & Ferns growing together naturally

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Streams, Ponds and All Things Watery

Streams, Ponds and All Things Watery

Published: 05/14/2012 by RICHARD RIX in Renovating

Every garden is a contender for some kind of water feature, from stream to pond to fountain, or, for the truly ambitious, a waterfall.

Gardening with children

Gardening with children

Published: 09/19/2012 by Richard Rix in Family

Children and gardens go together naturally, though adults can get in the way!

Gardening - Great things in small parcels

Gardening - Great things in small parcels

Published: 04/14/2006 by RICHARD RIX in Renovating

You can get up close and personal when working in a tight space.

Weeds - Never let ’em set seed

Weeds - Never let ’em set seed

Published: 03/29/2012 by ROBERT NORRIS in Renovating

How to have a weed-free garden...

CASE OF THE BAD CONTRACTORS

CASE OF THE BAD CONTRACTORS

Published: 01/21/2013 by Gino Sgovio in Renovating

Cases of bad contractors are often, if not always unreported by homeowners. Take a read and see what you can do, and how to protect yours...

Swaying in the Breeze

Swaying in the Breeze

Published: 07/17/2012 by Richard Rex in Renovating

Ornamental grasses add interest to gardens of all sizes.

A shady character, tips for shade gardens

A shady character, tips for shade gardens

Published: 09/11/2012 by Richard Rix in Renovating

Our dauntless gardening editor visits a friend's sun-deprived yard and plants useful advice for gardening in the shade.

Preparing your trees for winter

Preparing your trees for winter

Published: 02/22/2013 in Renovating

Extra care now will pay off in the spring.

Fall Fix-Ups

Fall Fix-Ups

Published: 07/24/2012 by Evelyn in More

Advance preparation is the key to getting ready for winter.

Practical pathway practices

Practical pathway practices

Published: 06/20/2012 by BRIAN BURTON in Renovating

How to choose among the many materials that can be used to construct a garden pathway, including natural stone, interlocking concrete pav...

Rock Gardens Rock!

Rock Gardens Rock!

Published: 06/19/2012 by RICHARD RIX in Renovating

Here's an interesting way to express your personality in the garden. The range of plants that you can grow in a rock garden allows you to...

Shape up your trees

How to repair tree damage after a storm...

Yard Clean Up - Time to Get Busy, Spring is here!

Yard Clean Up - Time to Get Busy, Spring is here!

Published: 04/30/2013 by Richard Rix in Renovating

Tread carefully as you prepare your yard for the year ahead.

Property Maintenance - Keeping up appearances

Keeping up with the outside appearance and maintenance of your property can be time-consuming. Driveways and walkways can crack and becom...

Lady Lavender

Lady Lavender

Published: 06/14/2012 by EVELYN in Renovating

Soothe the senses with a gem from the garden.

It's parsley, sage and rosemary time!

It's parsley, sage and rosemary time!

Published: 06/26/2012 by Richard Rix in Renovating

A welcome addition to the garden, many herbs are easy to grow.

Sometimes you just have to re-sod

Sometimes you just have to re-sod

Published: 07/30/2012 by Richard Rix in Renovating

As with most other jobs, the hard part in achieving an attractive lawn lies in doing the preparatory work.

Find your garden personality

Find your garden personality

Published: 05/21/2012 by William Roebuck in Renovating

No matter what your personality, there are many simple ways to infuse your garden with unique style.

We Promise You a Rose Garden

We Promise You a Rose Garden

Published: 06/20/2012 by RICHARD RIX in Renovating

The queen of flowers will reward you for your efforts.

Going Ornamental

Going Ornamental

Published: 06/25/2012 by Richard Rix in Renovating

Smaller trees fit in nicely where space is at a premium.

Make your backyard a vacation destination

Make your backyard a vacation destination

Published: 04/29/2012 by William Roebuck in Renovating

Arnts Topsoil: The Landscape Supplier can help you make your backyard a vacation destination.

5 steps to a better lawn

5 steps to a better lawn

Published: 06/20/2012 by William Roebuck in Renovating

Every homeowner takes pride in their lawn. It provides hours of enjoyment, adds curb appeal to your property, and is a source of filtered...

22 tips for making magic in your yard

22 tips for making magic in your yard

Published: 09/17/2012 by Richard Rix in Renovating

Here are 22 tips to help beautify your garden and your community.

The Edible Garden

The Edible Garden

Published: 08/01/2012 by Richard Rix in Renovating

Vegetables are fun and satisfying when you meet some basic needs for growing them.

5 Great Reasons to Garden

5 Great Reasons to Garden

Published: 03/28/2013 in Renovating

Gardening lets you relieve stress, take time for yourself and unwind, says expert.

Time to beat the heat is now

Time to beat the heat is now

Published: 06/18/2012 by RICHARD RIX in Renovating

Many plants and lawns wilt during the height of summer. If you start to plan now, your garden can cope with drought.

Tuning in to trees

Tuning in to trees

Published: 06/27/2012 by RICHARD RIX in Renovating

Giants of the garden deserve privileged status but be sure to set a few stiff ground rules for them.

Choosing the right BBQ for you: Propane, Natural Gas or Charcoal

Choosing the right BBQ for you: Propane, Natural Gas or Charcoal

Published: 01/21/2013 by Mike Kwiatkowski in Decor

Charcoal, natural gas and propane are the three leading contenders in the debate over which fuel to BBQ with and Napoleon Gourmet Grills ...

Give your lawn a facelift

Give your lawn a facelift

Published: 01/05/2012 by William Roebuck in Renovating

Garden from the ground up. Simply improve the soil.

Contain your enthusiasm

Contain your enthusiasm

Published: 06/26/2012 by Richard Rix in Renovating

Plant containers, or pots, add a welcome level of drama and versatility to the garden.

Here's the "scoop" on a feel-good, do-good occupation in the yard.

What's not to love about composting? Here's your opportunity to create a product your plants will love, while eliminating a good deal of ...

Tips for a great yard

Published: 06/21/2016 by Arielle Duke in Outdoor

Warm summer days mean more time spent tending to our lawns and gardens. Here are some tips to help make your yard one of the best on the...

This Little Helper Will Light Up Your Holiday Season

This Little Helper Will Light Up Your Holiday Season

Published: 10/29/2014 by Tamar Dobner in Renovating

The elfLight Distributed by RP Toys Allows You to Illuminate Your Home and Outdoor Space in Just Minutes

Monterrey Design Build

Published: 06/25/2014 by Michael Tsimidis in Renovating

The Best Home Improvement Tips To Make The Most Of Your Projects

‘Phenomenal’ Lavender –

Pretty in the Garden and Spectacular for Culinary and Home Use This easy-to-grow lavender gives you more to love.

Season-long interest in the garden or in containers.

Toro® TimeCutter® Zero-Turn Mowers

Toro Time Cutter Offers Speed and Versatility