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An Iowa couple found a mod downtown home they loved, but its cool rooftop patio lacked life. Enter vertical gardening.
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Flowers aren’t the only way to bring color to a garden. Today’s heat-loving coleus delivers instant vibrancy with (almost) zero effort.
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In cutting gardens or borders, inexpensive annuals like zinnias bloom in explosive color all summer long—and come fall, leave parting gifts of seeds for next year.
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Smart technology, purple plants and green landscaping will all be popular this summer. Here are tips for new landscaping at your home.
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Winter doldrums have a cure: Out with the cold, in with the hues! If you need the remedy, hop in the driver’s seat and follow the sun to any of these 12 fabulous garden centers.
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Garden while the snow still flies by starting seeds indoors. You’ll save money (seeds are much cheaper than plants), have more choices and play surrogate Mother Nature to new life.
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How often should you water your houseplants? What temperature do houseplants like? Where should you put a low-light plant? Check out our answers to these and other common houseplant questions.
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In his Iowa backyard, designer Scott Johnson uses basic geometric forms as the affordable building blocks to a stylish landscape.
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Looking for a fuss-free perennial that’s attractive, dependable, deer-resistant, multiseasonal and extremely long-lived? Meet baptisia—a prairie native whose beautiful spires are reminiscent of the...
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Gardening in miniature brings whimsy and imagination to any space. Here are some tips for how to create your own fairy garden.

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