Ground Breaking Tips

Get More From Your Garden with Perennials that Bloom Twice as Long

Planning to create a lush and colorful garden this season? Perennials that come back year after year are a great investment for your flowerbeds and containers. However, since most perennials flower for a short time, consider investing in plants that bloom repeatedly throughout the season. With the proper care, these flowers can bloom two or […]

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3 Ways to Become a Better Gardener

For people living in northern climates, gardening isn’t a year-round activity. That’s why the winter months offer the perfect time to brush up on skills such as: garden design, choosing the best plants for our space, planning for water features and organizing our tools. Here are some great ways to invest in your gardening education. […]

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Garden-themed Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

What do you give a gardener for the holidays? We’ve got you covered with our list of must-haves. Put together an essential assortment of tools Serious gardeners need dependable tools to get the job done, and no garden shed is complete without the Garden Weasel Cultivator, the WeedPopper Step & Twist and the Garden Claw […]

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How to Make DIY Planters for Your Garden

Container gardens are a great way to add interest and texture to your garden year-round, especially in small spaces. While there are many pots available at retail stores, why not repurpose items you already own into unique planters? You can also easily make your own planters using affordable supplies and a little know-how. Here are […]

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Looking for a Lawnless Garden? Here are 6 Alternatives to Grass

Whether you’re living in a dry climate, wanting to conserve water or simply too busy to keep mowing and fertilizing a sprawling green lawn, there are many options to create a beautiful landscaped backyard with no grass. Here are a few of our favorite ways to repurpose your outdoor space. Create a shade-lover’s oasis If […]

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Tiny Garden, Big Impact

When you have a sprawling outdoor space, the possibilities are endless, but what about those of us with small properties? Whether you have a long, narrow side garden, an urban courtyard or a little concrete patio, we’ve got some great suggestions to maximize your yard’s potential. Change Things Up With Creative Container Placement A garden-to-go […]

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How to Landscape Around a Pool

Creating a resort-like atmosphere in your backyard space requires some thought, especially if you’re looking for a low-maintenance garden that provides privacy without creating lots of debris and even more pool cleaning. Whether you prefer a tropical theme, or one that’s more modern or desert-like, here are some smart poolside garden tips to create your […]

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12 Flowering Trees and Shrubs for Year-Round Beauty

One of the great pleasures gardening brings is layers of show-stopping color and texture at different times of the year. If you choose the right plants, you’ll have year-round interest in your outdoor space. In addition to sweet fragrance and pretty blossoms, flowering trees and shrubs are much easier to maintain than perennial flower beds, […]

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