How to Protect Plants from Frost
Overnight frosts occur as early as September, depending on your region. We’ll show you how to protect your outdoor plants from frost.
Marigolds are simple to grow, easy to maintain, and act as great companion plants. Here’s everything you need to know about planting and caring for marigolds.
Learn how to properly care for your lawn in the spring with these helpful tips and tricks, from weeding and dethatching to aeration and watering.
Summer is a busy time of year for lawn upkeep. Learn how to keep your lawn in top shape this season with our guide to summer lawn care.
When choosing a material for your patio, consider cost, durability, style, and—if you’re taking on the project yourself—installation difficulty. We’ve ranked five of the most common materials to help you make the best choice.
Cold temperatures leave many homeowners at a loss for ways to keep their grass green and healthy. Here are some winter lawn care tips to keep your yard in top shape for spring.
A quick digest of the most common brick patterns. We rank six patterns from easiest to hardest so you can decide whether you want to DIY the job or call in a pro.
Many common orchid varieties require little care and can be easily grown inside. Learn how to grow these exotic beauties in your home or garden.
These five hardy winter-blooming flowers will add months to your gardening season—and vibrant colors to a typically neutral winter palette.
From cold killers to drink garnishes, herbs are powerhouses in the kitchen and around the home. Here are some basics for a high-yield, at home herb garden.
Careful mid- to late-summer planting can return a fall garden of nutrient rich vegetables and herbs. We recommend these 8 plants for a thriving fall harvest.
If you find crabgrass popping up among your Bahia, Bermuda, and Bluegrass, here are two ways to treat the problem and reclaim your lawn.
A quick and simple recipe for powerful, all-natural weed killer than can be made with household materials.
Adapt your yard to the changing seasons. Prepare for cold weather and the following spring now as the weather cools. Here’s how to care for your lawn in the fall.
Create your own black gold in the garden with a compost pile using natural, organic ingredients.
Some plants do better with less than four hours of sun exposure per day. Try these 7 shade-thriving plants to build a lovely low-light garden.
A backyard bonfire is the perfect complement to a cookout, s’mores, or just drinks. Learn how to build a backyard bonfire safely and easily.
Here’s everything you need to host a late-summer barbecue, from an herb-heavy menu to music, wine, and planning.
When watering, mowing, and edging are not enough to keep your lawn healthy, using a lawn aerator can inject new life into tired and worn grass.
Gone are the days of high maintenance rose bushes. Even beginner gardeners can add the beauty and elegance of roses to their gardens with the proper watering, fertilization, and pruning.
Chrysanthemums are stunning, late-blooming shrubs that are surprisingly easy to grow and care for. They come in a myriad varieties and return year after year in beautiful blooms.
From natural methods to chemical treatments, here are eight methods for repelling snakes in your lawn and garden.
Adding used coffee grounds to your garden is an easy, simple, and inexpensive way to give your plants a natural boost.
Peonies make fabulous additions to gardens and hedges for their extravagant, fragrant blooms and their lush, glossy, green foliage. Learn how to plant and maintain peonies in your garden.