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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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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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Just an hour southeast of Chicago’s Loop, the Indiana Dunes area features wide sandy beaches, great birding and easy bike trails.
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Nearby Put-in-Bay attracts bigger crowds, but Kelleys Island, the largest U.S. island in Lake Erie, has quiet appeal. Hop on the ferry in Marblehead, Ohio, for a scenic weekend of bike riding and...
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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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