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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...
Pull together one of our quick-and-easy garden projects to...
Add life to your yard by installing a birdbath. You'll...

Season's Best

Irrepressible hellebores burst through the cold long before spring to...
Festive poinsettias tug on our holiday heartstrings, but if you’re looking...
Entice the greatest variety of birds to your yard this winter by serving a...
Shrimp plant
Blooming plants add a welcome touch of color to inside spaces. Here are 10...
Desert dish garden
See how to make a desert dish garden that'll thrive in your home all...
This winter, try a fresh take on indoor gardening to brighten your days....
Forget about winter for a while and start planning for spring.
Spring's not far away! Get ready for growing things.
How to keep your plants happy over the winter!
Orchids, lilies, African violets and even daffodils can brighten your home...

Garden Favorites

Chicago co-author of Rooted in Design, Tara Heibel shows artistic ways to...
A holiday favorite, easy-to-grow amaryllis heralds the season with a...
A black-and-white scheme and geometric designs create a fun yet...
Fun yet sophisticated concrete spheres dress up any garden. Shop big-box...
Val Ortberg’s 2-acre Iowa lot is a work of art—an exceptional study in...
Follow our step-by-step instructions to turn broken pots into unusual...

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Download free desktop wallpaper images from our collection...
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