Garden Ideas and Projects

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Annuals
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Annuals


Annuals provide bright bursts of color in the garden throughout the growing season

Create a beautiful outdoor display of easy-care succulents in a charming bird bath
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Create a Succulent Birdbath Planter


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Create a beautiful outdoor display of easy-care succulents in a charming bird bath

Stake a Tree
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Stake a Tree


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Keep young trees growing strong by staking them

how to grind a tree stump guide
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Remove a Tree Stump


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Rid your yard of that unsightly tree stump by grinding it down and digging up the roots

How to Get Rid of Ants
BUYING GUIDE

How to Get Rid of Ants


Getting rid of ants is a quick task that can be accomplished with the right treatments

Plant a Bare-Root Rose
PROJECT GUIDE

How To Plant a Bare-Root Rose


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Bare root roses are roses that are sold without soil or foliage

Goldfish swim in a backyard pond.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Pond


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Add ambiance and a focal point in your outdoor space with a backyard pond

How To Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs
PROJECT GUIDE

How To Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Planting bulbs such as tulips and hyacinths in fall gives you beautiful blooms spring after spring

Laying Out Square Corners
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make Square Corners


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

For raised beds or neat borders learn how to lay out the perfect square corner

How to Make a Paver and Pebble Pathway
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Paver and Pebble Pathway


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Add a decorative touch to your walkway by installing pebble-filled pavers

How to cut down a tree
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Cut Down a Tree


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Cut down a tree quickly and safely using a chainsaw
Yard with lush plants and flowers after lawn aeration
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Aerate Your Lawn


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Aerate your lawn for lush, green grass
Summer-Flowering Bulbs
PROJECT GUIDE

How To Plant Summer-Flowering Bulbs


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Add a touch of the tropics with flowers that bloom in the peak of summer
Patch a Lawn with Seed
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Patch a Lawn with Seed


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Thin or bare areas of a lawn can be filled in with seed and diligent watering
 How to create hanging flower baskets
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Hanging Basket Planter


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Create a new way to display your plants with a hanging basket arrangement
Choose an Automatic Sprinkler System Design
BUYING GUIDE

How to Choose an Irrigation Timer


Control how much water your lawn and garden get with the efficiency of an irrigation timer
Lawn Watering Tips & Techniques
INSPIRATION GUIDE

Lawn Watering Tips and Techniques


Following the right lawn watering advice can save you time and money
Make a Suet Bird Feeder
PROJECT GUIDE

How To Make a Suet Bird Feeder


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to make a simple bird feed for your yard
Leaf Blowers - Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE

Best Leaf Blowers for Your Yard


Make yard cleaning quick and easy with gas or electric leaf blowers
How to Care for Annuals
BUYING GUIDE

How to Care for Annuals


Brighten up your landscape with colorful flowers that offer a months-long show
Learn How to Test Your Soil pH and Discover What Your Lawn Needs
INSPIRATION GUIDE

How to Test Soil Ph


No amount of care will make your lawn healthy and green if you have poor soil.
a retaining wall in a yard with healthy grass and shrubs
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Retaining Wall


Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Enhance your yard’s appearance and take control of its landscape with this DIY retaining wall project
Create a floating planter display to showcase your favorite plants
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Make a Planter Wall


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Create a floating planter display to showcase your favorite small plants
hexagon planter
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Hexagon Planter


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Build a DIY hexagon-shaped planter for a beautiful and unique raised garden bed