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14 Smart Small Yard Landscaping Ideas

Many of today's homes (especially condos and townhouses) often have little or no yard space at all. Fear not. Here are 14 small yard landscaping ideas that will give your space serious style!



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Landscaping Design Trends of 2022

Landscaping is hot, as homeowners crave comfortable outdoor retreats for entertaining and stress relief. Here are seven landscape trends to...


GIE+EXPO Changes Name After Fourteen Years

Big changes are coming to one of the country's most popular trade shows.

4 Types of Grass That Can Be Planted in Fall and Winter

Know these types of grasses before planting or laying down sod this fall or winter.


What is Sphagnum Peat Moss and How Do I Use It?

Sphagnum peat moss is a popular material for many gardeners. But is it right for your garden?

California’s New Law Could Change the Way You Shop for Lawn Equipment

The Golden State is set to ban gas-powered lawn equipment by 2024. Here's what it means for you.


Should You Mulch in the Winter?

See if winter mulching is right for your garden.


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What Is a French Drain?

If you're dealing with drainage issues on your property, installing a French drain might be the aesthetically pleasing solution you're...


How Droughts Affect Lawn Care

Droughts don't have to be a death sentence for your grass.

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What To Know About Pine Needle Mulch

This sustainable mulch is great for rustic, natural landscape design.


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8 DIY Tree Care Tips

Tips from professional arborists for growing and maintaning the happiest trees, from planting to pruning.


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9 Signs Your Tree Is Dying

Spotty leaves, cracked trunks, mushroom invasions ... Two certified arborists explain how to best take care of your trees.


8 Lawn Mower Brands To Consider

Here are some of the most trusted brands of lawnmowers for DIYers, whether you have your first home with a...


7 Versatile Weed Wacker Parts and Attachments

Turn your string trimmer into an entirely different tool with these game-changing attachments.

If You See White Stuff on Your Mulch, This is What it Means

Don't let the icky appearance deceive you—that white stuff on mulch can be beneficial to your landscape.


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How to Budget Landscaping Costs for a New Home

It's easy to underestimate landscaping costs for your new home or cabin. It's a major expense that requires a well-planned,...


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9 Best Trees To Grow in a Pot

Trees are a wonderful way to add vertical interest to the landscape. This can also be done on a smaller...


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7 Best Patio Trees for Shade

Here’s a list of ornamental trees in a variety of sizes to create shade for any patio.


4 Best Hedge Trimmer Attachments

Your hedge trimmer can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.


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If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means

Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...


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Tips On How To Stake a Tree

If you want your tree to grow big and strong, staking is a necessary practice that can provide tremendous benefits....


How to Turn an Empty Milk Jug Into a Watering Can

Can't find your watering can? Don't make your plants wait until you can buy a new one at the gardening...

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10 Best Shrubs for Shade

Don't let your shady yard stop you from having a lively landscape. Jazz up your space with our list of...


5 Best Digging Shovels of 2022

Take a look at some of the best shovels available in 2022 no matter what kind of digging you have...


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7 Shoreline Landscaping Design Ideas for Your Cabin

Lake, pond or riverfront property? Give it an earth-friendly beauty boost with the shoreline landscaping idea that best matches your...


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Homeowner’s Guide To Shrubs

They're a landscape mainstay, second only to trees in stature. Our handy guide will help ensure your shrubs get the...


13 Before and After Backyard Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend

Have a bland backyard and a free weekend? We'll show you how to update your outdoor space for fun and...


12 Incredible Dog Houses for Your Best Friend

For millions of people across the globe, dogs aren't just pets, they're part of the family. And a beloved member...