These 25 easy solutions will help turn your shady yard into the colorful retreat you've always wanted.
Going "green" is the thing, and, lucky for Planet Earth, this movement seems more than just a passing trend. But living an environmentally conscious lifestyle doesn't have to be hard you can start by making some simple changes to your gardening routine.
When you think of unwanted plants, dandelions, quack grass and other weeds that bully their way into your yard and garden probably come to mind. But, occasionally, we inadvertently plant a seedy character that either takes over the garden, gets you itching or causes a whopper of a stomachache (or worse) if eaten.
What you mow begins with what you know. That's why we turned to a few experts to learn their secrets of achieving a lush lawn. Each had their own favorite tip for terrific turf, but their advice was surprisingly similar.
Try these seven annuals to make a big impact in your garden.
My lilacs didn't bloom this year. I pruned them, fertilized and did everything right. Can you help?
These AAS vegetable and flower winners are top picks this year.
Try catmint as an alternative to growing lavender in your backyard, especially if you live in the north.
Increase bird population with these great flowers that your feathered friends will love.
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When we think of beneficial insects in the garden, butterflies are usually at the top of the list. However, if we could take a bug census, we would discover that butterflies make up one of the smallest percentages of all insects visiting our gardens.