Spring Lawn and Garden 2013

13 Stories • Available February 2013
Planting Fruit Trees

Planting Fruit Trees

As more home gardeners seek to expand their harvests -- having enjoyed the delicious freshness of their herbs and vegetables, and saved a bundle in grocery money -- there's a growing trend for plan

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Restock Your Potting Shed

Restock Your Potting Shed

Get ready for a new season of gardening! Though you may be perusing seed and plant websites and catalogs -- envisioning what you'll grow this year -- be sure to add gardening supplies to your shopp

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Pest Patrol

Pest Patrol

Are you at the mercy of rodents and pests taking over what should otherwise be your sanctuary, your garden? Do not be the Wile E. Coyote to the Roadrunner-esque pests and rodents that can destroy y

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Just Tillin'

Just Tillin'

"Fertile soil is the foundation to any garden project," say the garden experts at Lowe's website. "Vegetable gardens and planting beds need rich, loose, drainable soil to ensure root growth and abu

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Outdoor Fun

Outdoor Fun

Kids love playing outdoors, so why not give them a space that suits their interests? Create a backyard that's all about play, fun and innovation. "Nature play, or unstructured outdoor activity, is

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Water, Water, Everywhere

Water, Water, Everywhere

Add an intriguing focal point to your lawn, garden, entryway or even a wall in your home with one of the many varieties of water features. Water features can be freestanding birdbaths, fountains,

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Rooftop Gardens

Rooftop Gardens

The chef at the Jonathan Club in Los Angeles wanted to be able to pick specific vegetables himself and plate them right away to serve to the private social club's members. To figure out how to crea

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Sounds Of Nature

Sounds Of Nature

Whether you're lying by the pool, socializing with friends in the backyard or cooking dinner on the grill, an outdoor audio system could help you relax, get the party started or listen to the game.

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Drought-friendly Landscaping

Drought-friendly Landscaping

A great-looking yard takes lots of time and effort. It also can take a lot of money and water. To save cash and the environment, you may want to consider drought-friendly landscaping. "I strongly

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Composting Made Simple

Composting Made Simple

Though the vast amount of available information on composting is incredibly helpful, that same vastness can be overwhelming. For the beginner composter, this is an introductory look at the world of

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Forever Flowers

Forever Flowers

Keeping up with what's trending in the world is nearly a full-time job. Take a look at fashion: One minute, bell-bottoms are back in and the whole Flower Power movement feels as if it's come back t

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Fencing

Fencing

There are many reasons to put fences up in your yard. They allow you to enjoy your outdoor areas and often are used to provide a sense of privacy or security or to enclose pets and small children.

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Plants For Privacy

Plants For Privacy

Homeowners too close to a neighbor's windows or a loud highway often plant privacy screens. But hedges and trees can vary not only in shape and price, but they can also take months or years to grow

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