When most Americans think of urban gardens, they picture littered city lots cleaned up by neighborhood residents in order to have places to grow vegetables and flowers.
That image still exists, bu
When it comes to growing herbs in a garden, many people who grow vegetables and flowers are intimidated.
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Whether you are gardening for your table or aesthetics, tilling the soil and enjoying the results of seeds you've planted can be very relaxing -- until you find that your plants are under siege fro
The most delightful gardens have that personal touch to them, a certain ethereal quality that can't be manufactured by a big-box home retail store. It's as though Mother Nature herself shared her s
Spring is a good time to make sure your lawn and plants contain the proper nutrients to thrive through the hot summer months. LawnCare.net recommends not fertilizing in the early spring. Fertilizin
The grass doesn't always have to be greener on the other side of the fence. If you plant the right kind of grass seed at the right time -- and then take care of it -- chances are your lawn will loo
Make a statement with stellar shrubs, blossoming bushes and stately hedges. They add a lot of curb appeal without a lot of work.
"Bushes, shrubs and hedges dress up the exterior of homes, and they
You've been eyeing that empty corner in the backyard all winter for a tree, some shrubs and a sweep of blooms. Choosing what plants to get and when and where to plant them can be a challenge, horti
Worms. They've been wiggling on earth for about 120 million years. Cleopatra pronounced them sacred. Charles Darwin studied them for decades. The Chinese have used them in medicines for centuries.
Another winter has come and gone, which means it's time for homeowners to venture outside and get the yard in shape. Even folks who live in warm climates see spring as the time to spruce up their o
Buying yard tools sounds simple enough.
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From canaries to parrots, birds attract our eye with their beauty and bring amusement, joy or annoyance with their songs and squawks. They also bring beauty to a yard, and sometimes their feeders a
There's nothing better than a fence to give you privacy, keep your children secure, keep your pets on your property and provide an attractive backdrop to your landscaping.
There's nothing worse th
When the sun sets on a summer's night, your backyard space can transform into a wonderland scene that invites you to enjoy your terrace, gardens and pool areas long after darkness falls. All it tak
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