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Midwest Gardening Calendar

What should you be doing in your garden this month? Find out here.

Garden Ideas

Create a knockout yard with these simple strategies.
Smart garden path materials balance aesthetics and...
Adopting earth-friendly gardening habits is easier than you...

Garden Ideas

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...
Having just a sliver of yard in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood couldn...
Horticulturist Gail Estka considers containers an art form in her Illinois...
These Midwest-friendly cultivars, recommended by the West Michigan Dahlia...
Gail Estka designs more than 100 container gardens each year for her...

Season's Best

Desert dish garden
See how to make a desert dish garden that'll thrive in your home all...
Whether you’re looking for small ornamental trees or taller shade trees,...
In this Chicago-area home’s landscape, intimate retreats and brilliant...
Fireplaces extend your time outdoors: You can move outside earlier in...
Trees, shrubs, and frost-tolerant grasses and perennials ignite a passion...
Add exciting color to your autumn garden with these easy-to-grow trees and...
Time to tuck your garden into bed for winter!
Enjoy cooler temperatures, bountiful harvests and late-season blooms.
Plant bulbs, watch for frost and prepare for next year's lawn.
These flowers, grasses and other plants will add a burst of color and life...

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Download free desktop wallpaper images from our collection...

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