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Add life to your yard by installing a birdbath. You'll be rewarded with fluttering, splashing and birdsong—and a piece of garden art you can use in creative ways.
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A window box adds living personality to your home. Sun or shade, there is a combo that will suit your setting and style.
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Add color to your landscape with easy-to-make stepping-stones you decorate with mosaics. Use the same technique for other mosaic garden projects.
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A Wisconsin gardener mingles artful pieces with colorful blooms to create a magical yard full of inspiration.
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This Kansas City yard hosts a summerlong party, thanks to friendly patios, entertaining dining areas and plenty of amenities for relaxing in the garden.
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Fireplaces extend your time outdoors: You can move outside earlier in spring and stay there longer into fall. From fancy to rustic, portable to permanent, find a design to suit your home’s...
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Your backyard is your private retreat. Enhance it by adding touches that make it special: a water feature, comfy seating, lovely plant beds, even just a hammock. Here is some inspiration.
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Homeowners in Chicago and Columbus, Ohio, share their innovative ideas for extending interior living to the great outdoors.
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Turn garden cuttings or store-bought blooms into showy summer centerpieces. Michael Gaffney, founder of the Chicago School of Flower Design, shares his floral-fashioning tricks.
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A few square feet can add up to one flourishing veggie bed. Just follow these mini-garden tips!

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