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Garden Ideas & Inspiration

Our gardening guides will help you select plants, make a raised bed, create garden art, design a garden path, tackle quick-and-easy garden projects and save time in your garden.

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Season's Best

A pair of self-taught gardeners followed their hearts rather than fixed...
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Try Mason jars, floating candles, salvaged materials and more for stylish...
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Add life to your yard by installing a birdbath. You'll be rewarded...

Garden Favorites

A pair of self-taught gardeners followed their hearts rather than fixed...
Trade dried pantry herbs for seasonings plucked straight from your yard....
Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas,...
Hello, yellow! Daffodils light up the scene as perennial guests of honor...
Often ignored because of their fussiness in the heat, spring-blooming...
Plain terra-cotta garden containers gain weathered-over-time style with...

Decorate Your Desktop

Let Midwest gardens bloom on your desktop with free...
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