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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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Try Mason jars, floating candles, salvaged materials and...
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How To Make a Moss Dish Garden
Moss dish gardens allow you to get up close and personal with a lush green...
8 Miniature Flower Arrangements You'll Love
We're thinking small with fun ways to display those itsy-bitsy blooms.
How To Create a Vertical Garden
Vintage frames accent nature's own living artwork in these beautiful...
Easy-to-grow basil will thrive in a sunny window or garden spot. Try...
Plant strawberries in a hanging basket for a quick crop with luscious...
Turn an inexpensive basket into a miniature garden with our simple paint...
Arrange a lush centerpiece inspired by nature for use indoors or out.
Heirloom peonies
Hardy, fragrant and long-lasting, Midwest-friendly heirloom peonies bring...
A flower garden bouquet
Design a bouquet with a wide array of florals, edibles and botanicals—even...
How to Make a Twig Terrarium
Follow our step-by-step instructions to learn how to create tiny...

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How To Make a Moss Dish Garden
Moss dish gardens allow you to get up close and personal with a lush green...
8 Miniature Flower Arrangements You'll Love
We're thinking small with fun ways to display those itsy-bitsy blooms.
How To Create a Vertical Garden
Vintage frames accent nature's own living artwork in these beautiful...
Dogwood spheres
Twist colorful redtwig or yellow twig dogwood cuttings around woody vines...
How to Force Hyacinth Bulbs In a Vase
With nothing more than forcing vases, bulbs, and some water, you can fill...
Easy-to-grow basil will thrive in a sunny window or garden spot. Try...

Decorate Your Desktop

Enjoy the beauty of Midwest beaches and lakes on your...
Download free lighthouse wallpaper images from our...
Enjoy the beauty of the Midwest on your computer with some...

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