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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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Create plant identification markers that are the finishing touch for your...
If you’ve ever watered a pot of chives, you’ve grown alliums (aka...
Create a tasteful (and tasty!) privacy screen along a sunny deck or patio...
Grape hyacinth
Does your garden just need a pop of purple? Click or tap ahead for some of...
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...

Garden Favorites

Create plant identification markers that are the finishing touch for your...
If you’ve ever watered a pot of chives, you’ve grown alliums (aka...
Create a tasteful (and tasty!) privacy screen along a sunny deck or patio...
Grape hyacinth
Does your garden just need a pop of purple? Click or tap ahead for some of...
For this year’s can’t-miss plant picks, we peeked into the test garden...
DIY Garden Projects
Time to spruce up your backyard, deck, porch or garden! Give one of these...

Decorate Your Desktop

Download free desktop wallpaper images from our collection...
Let Midwest gardens bloom on your desktop with free...
Enjoy the beauty of the Midwest on your computer with some...

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