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3 Small Japanese Garden Ideas for Backyards

3 Small Japanese Garden Ideas for Backyards

Small Japanese garden ideas you can create in your own backyard including ideal plants for each style.
Compost Tea – Step by Step

Compost Tea – Step by Step

Compost tea is an easy option for gardeners and a healthy choice for plants. Learn how to make compost tea (aerated and non-aerated), and how to use it.
9 Simple Garden Edging Ideas

9 Simple Garden Edging Ideas

Seed Exchanges – How to Find or Organize a Seed Swap

Seed Exchanges – How to Find or Organize a Seed Swap

5 Tips for Taking Winter Garden Photos

5 Tips for Taking Winter Garden Photos

Make a Fairy House from Natural Materials

Make a Fairy House from Natural Materials

Inspiration and ideas to build houses and other accessories for a fairy garden made from natural materials.
Make Your Own Gift Tags with Dried Flowers

Make Your Own Gift Tags with Dried Flowers

It’s easy to dry flowers for decorating gift cards. Learn three methods for preserving fresh flowers that can be crafted into artful gift tags that are sure to be appreciated just as much as the gift!
Make Your Own Envelopes for Saving Seeds

Make Your Own Envelopes for Saving Seeds

Saving seeds is a great way to make sure you always have access to some of your favorite plant varieties. Keep your seed storage organized with our handy, easy to make seed envelopes.
Outdoor Wedding Ideas

Outdoor Wedding Ideas

Here’s how to throw an outdoor wedding ceremony or reception. We have tips for simple decorations, home-cooked food and rustic-chic place cards.
4 Tricks for Hiding Utility Boxes

4 Tricks for Hiding Utility Boxes

A stark metal transformer box in the middle of your lawn or an ugly cable hook up hanging off the side of your house can wreck an otherwise serene landscape plan. But it doesn’t have to.
Turn Your Garden into a Wildlife Habitat

Turn Your Garden into a Wildlife Habitat

Just about any outdoor space can become a sustainable food source and safe living area for wildlife. With the right plants and planning, you can encourage all sorts of birds, frogs, small animals, and beneficial insects to visit your yard.
DIY: Homemade Seed Paper

DIY: Homemade Seed Paper

Eco-friendly crafts and gifts are all the rage, and this plantable seed paper fits the bill. The DIY project uses recycled paper to create homemade paper embedded with seeds. Plant the paper in a pot or outside for an instant garden!
Decorate Eggs Using Plants and Natural Dyes

Decorate Eggs Using Plants and Natural Dyes

An entirely unique and completely natural way to dye eggs! Combine inks made from vegetables and bits of flora found in your yard to decorate eggs.
How to Successfully Move Plants to a New Home

How to Successfully Move Plants to a New Home

Indoor and outdoor plants give color and warmth to your home. Taking them with you when you move is like taking along old friends. With the proper planning, your plants will have your new space feeling like home in no time.
Basics of Flower Arranging

Basics of Flower Arranging

Cut flowers are a four-season joy—a way to bring the garden inside during the warm months and to brighten any room during the dark of winter. Let us walk you through the basics of this ancient art, and in no time, you’ll be putting professional florists to shame!
5 Ways to Use Eggshells for Plants

5 Ways to Use Eggshells for Plants

Eggshells are packed with calcium and other minerals, and this makes them too valuable for a gardener to throw into the waste disposal. When put to imaginative use, they can make a great contribution to your yard’s health and productivity.
Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants

Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants

As the dark days of winter descend, no one misses the sun more than your houseplants. Learn what sort of lighting your indoor plants needs to stay healthy, and how you can provide it in the most simple, cost-effective and attractive way.
frost map with dates

Frost Map with Dates

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USDA Zone Finder

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