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Top 15 Drought-Tolerant Plants That Can Handle Dry Weather
Even when the rain stops, these drought-tolerant plants keep going strong. They’ll survive dry conditions while adding color and texture to your garden.
Attract More Backyard Birds by Feeding Peanuts
Proven Bird Feeding Tips to Keep Birdseed Fresh
6 Fascinating Facts About Blue Jays
Top 10 Flowering Shrubs for Your Yard
DIY Vegetable Garden Idea: Mini-Me Microgreens
Birding Basics to Attract Northern Cardinals
Add a splash of red to your backyard with a few simple birding basics to...
Basics of Windowsill Gardening
Don't put your trowel down yet! From helpful reader tips to do's and don'ts of...
Fall Birding Locations on the East Coast
The Northeast is known for its autumn foliage, but don’t forget to look for the...
5 Common Mistakes In The Backyard Vegetable Garden
Thinking of growing a backyard vegetable garden? Save time and money by avoiding these simple...
Guide to Preserving and Drying Herbs
Want to enjoy summer herbs all year long? We'll show you how with these tips...
How to Dry Fruit For All Seasons
Harvest seasonal fruits this summer and preserve the flavor for months! We'll show you how...
Attracting Songbirds: Brown Thrashers
Brown thrashers are excellent mimics. They can sing more than 1,000 tunes. Learn more about...
Birding Basics to Indigo Buntings
The indigo bunting is one of the most gorgeous summer birds in the East. Learn...
Identifying Chipping Sparrows
Bring this cheery summer visitor into your backyard with our top tips for identifying and...
Plants for a Cocktail Garden
Cheers to the cocktail garden! Grow a happy hour in your own backyard with these...
Attracting Hummingbirds: Western Species
Did you know that of North America’s 20 hummingbird species, most are unique to the...
Just as habitat matters, so does the birdhouse. Make sure you're offering the right size...
Garden DIY Herb Markers
We love this project because it’s an excuse to buy more wine! Just save your...
How to Choose a Container
Want to try your hand at small space gardening? Try this handy guide to find...
How to Attract Bluebirds
Wondering how to attract bluebirds to your backyard? We'll show you how with these tips...
DIY Squirrel Feeder
Most people enjoy the antics of squirrels in their backyard. This DIY Squirrel Feeder provides...
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Top 10 Plants for Sandy Soil
Since water runs right through sandy soil, the growing conditions are rather dry, even if...
Top 10 Plants for Clay Soil
Slow-draining clay soil makes life difficult for many plants. Not to worry: these 10 plants...
Flowering Trees for Your Backyard
Flowering trees just might be the best of both worlds! You get the height and...
Gardening with Ornamental Grasses
Low-maintenance and versatile, gardening with ornamental grasses is a great way to prove that grass...
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