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A pair of self-taught gardeners followed their hearts rather than fixed principles to cultivate color, joy and happenstance in their inviting, cottage-style suburban Ohio yard.
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Trade dried pantry herbs for seasonings plucked straight from your yard. Easy-to-grow herbs such as thyme, basil and sage add zest to your garden and table.
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Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.
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Plain terra-cotta garden containers gain weathered-over-time style with our 3 easy techniques.
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Create a water feature in your yard with our tips for plant choices and container styles.
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The purple blossoms of Midwest-hardy lavender varieties perfume landscapes, homes and cooking.
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Here are some new varieties and cutting tips for these ever-popular beauties, which like cool, moist, well-drained soil and morning sun.
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Just as they do indoors, mirrors enhance outdoor spaces by increasing the sense of space, reflecting light and drawing eyes toward focal points.
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Sure, a garden gate marks the entrance to your property but it also signals what's beyond. Set the tone with one that reflects your style.
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Try Mason jars, floating candles, salvaged materials and more for stylish outdoor lighting.

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