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3 Aug 2017

The Master Gardener Program

Gardening is a very popular hobby in both the United States and Canada.

5 Aug 2017

Beautiful Backyard Water Features

Not everyone wants a swimming pool in their backyard, but most everyone enjoys a water feature. Water is relaxing and such a desirable part of an overall backyard oasis.

25 Jul 2017

8 Alternatives to Backyard Cement

Gone are the days of the simple slab of cement forming the floor for your outdoor entertainment area. Sure, that chunk of cement does the job, but when you're trying to create an oasis, it just won't do.

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  •   24 Jul 2017   Posted By Cynthia S.   89 Favs   0 Comments

    Build Your Garden With Lumber Leftovers

    Serious and amateur gardeners alike have needs for some structures in their gardens. Sure you can go out and buy what you need, but where's the fun in that? Scrap wood you have laying around might work perfectly well. One easy project, a coldframe, can be built with bales of hay and scrap lumber. Enclose the outside areas with bales of hay.

  •   12 Aug 2017   Posted By Max O.   49 Favs   0 Comments

    10 (Funny) Rules of Gardening

    Spring is just on the horizon and many of you are reading gardening magazines and dreaming of building a garden that will make the neighbors believe you know what you are doing. The forces of nature are your true enemies, regardless of how you carefully build your flower and vegetable beds.

  •   16 Jul 2017   Posted By Chris G.   48 Favs   0 Comments

    6 Tips For a Fabulous Home Entrance

    The front entrance to your home is the first impression that your guests get of you and your home. You never get a second chance to make a good first impression, so start out right where it counts; at your front door. Here are some ways to put a welcoming look on your home's entrance: 1.

  •   17 Aug 2017   Posted By Angel B.   69 Favs   0 Comments

    The Benefits of Keeping a Garden Journal

    Every gardener knows each year's garden is not like the last. Sometimes it's incredibly better and sometimes - not so much. But it's always different. It seems as if you and your garden are on a journey.

  •   4 Aug 2017   Posted By Joshua E.   45 Favs   0 Comments

    Getting New Plants? Consider These Tips

    Spring fever hits and when you look around your garden, you decide it’s sorely lacking. What do you do? Take your garden dreams and your pocketbook over to your local nursery, of course. But before you fall in love with and adopt a new plant, there are some things to consider first.

  •   5 Aug 2017   Posted By Heidi E.   48 Favs   0 Comments

    How to Include More Stone in Your Landscaping

    Landscaping with stone, or stonescaping, has many uses. Not only can using stone for your hardscapes serve a practical purpose, it can also add much beauty and interest to your yard.

  •   29 Jul 2017   Posted By Andres F.   81 Favs   0 Comments

    Turn Your Driveway Into A Masterpiece

    You’ve got it all just the way you want it; the perfect landscaping with an expanse of manicured lawn and precisely placed boulders, a spacious back deck with room for a seating area and dining. Everything about the exterior of your home is welcoming and inviting. Everything, that is, except your driveway.

  •   24 Jul 2017   Posted By Kayla Z.   40 Favs   0 Comments

    How to Choose the Best Greenhouse

    The mere thought of a greenhouse puts a smile on many a face. Greenhouses mean warmth and green growing vegetables, herbs or flowers. Being in a greenhouse makes us want to just putter around and relax. We’re watching healthy plant life grow and it’s very satisfying.