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  1. Outdoor Living

    The best drought-tolerant plants

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    If you live in a hot and dry climate, keeping your garden lush can add up to big water bills at the end of the month. Several plants...
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    The best plants for shade

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    If your yard is privy to big shady trees, your garden may be lacking a little color. Most brightly colored flowers rely on at least...
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    Animal topiaries making a comeback?

    Flickr photo by Ernesto JT We spotted this photo of stunning giant owl garden sculptures covered in flowers and were intrigued by...
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    How houseplants contribute to health and happiness

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    We all know houseplants are pretty to look at, but did you know they offer health and wellness benefits as well? Having houseplants...
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    Create a garden filled with butterflies

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    Truth be told, butterflies don’t offer any major benefit to your garden but they are pretty to look at. They are generally attracted...
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    Plants that are toxic to pets

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    Some dogs will eat just about anything in their reach. Rocks, weeds, socks … nothing is off-limits for some pets. When you're...
  7. Outdoor Living

    Best ornamental grasses

    Ornamental grasses are low-maintenance and can add height, color and texture to your garden. They can be used as groundcover, for...
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    How to care for tulips

    Spring is here and tulips are in full bloom. See what you need to know about how to care for tulips and what to do when the...
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    DIY window box garden

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    April is National Garden Month, and there's no better way to enjoy fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs in season than with your own...
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    The best perennials for your garden

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    Gardening is not only time-consuming but it can also be pricey. Make the most of your time and money by planting perennials that...
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    Create a pest-free garden

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    One of the biggest frustrations for novice and expert gardeners alike are pests. Deer, rabbits and insects can wreak havoc on our...
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    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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    What better way to show your kids the beauty and diversity of the desert landscape than to get them up close and personal with it?...
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    6 Houseplants you can keep alive

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    Just because you don't have a green thumb doesn't mean you can't have houseplants. Check out our list of six houseplants that anyone...
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    Kid-friendly gardening projects

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    There's nothing better than fresh air and dirt to help create childhood memories.Why not get outside for some kid-friendly gardening...
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    National Rose Month: Stop and smell the roses

    June is National Rose Month, so what better way to celebrate than to add some roses to your life?
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    6 Eco-friendly landscaping tips

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    Saving the environment can start in your own backyard when you discover how to landscape with an eco-friendly design that will go...
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    How to landscape for your region

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    Before you pull on your gardening gloves and put your ideas for landscaping to work, you'll need to do a little research. According...
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    DIY Chia Pet

    Ch-ch-ch-chia! The Chia Pet is a pop culture icon. It's the gag gift that nobody wants to give or receive, but (despite the cheesy...
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    5 Plants for small outdoor spaces

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    If you’re ready to spruce up your smaller patio, balcony or porch, these plant suggestions will help you make the most of your...