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Best Gifts for Gardeners

Most gardeners have the basic trowel, shovel, clippers and rake, but will welcome a high-quality addition or an inspired upgrade. New favorites for your favorite gardener…

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Fall is the Best Time to Plant Perennials and Shrubs

Spring and summer planters: Don’t miss out on the best time for gardening. Fall offers great weather and great bargains. What you need to know…

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Great Ways to Attract More Birds to Your Yard

Don’t think that if you just choose the right bird seed you will win over flocks of backyard birds. Try these other tricks to entice them.

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How to Plant a Fruit Tree This Year!

Plant an apple or pear fruit tree for a harvest of delicious fruit

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How to Bring Plants Inside for the Winter

Many plants—gladioli, dahlias, geraniums—can make it through the winter if you know how to move them inside properly.

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Buy Better Plants from Online Nurseries

Mail-order nurseries are sprouting up everywhere. Find new flowers and plants for your garden and yard

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Safe Ways to Get Rid of Aphids, Caterpillars, Root Weevils and Fungus on Your Trees and Bushes

Here are effective remedies for common pests and diseases that hurt trees and bushes—without chemicals that could hurt people, pets or backyard animals.

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How to Grow Beautiful Houseplants from Pineapples, Ginger, Oranges and other Foods

It's easy to grow beautiful houseplants from scraps of fruits and vegetables you’d otherwise throw away.

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How to Harvest and Dry Garden Herbs

Dry your fresh garden herbs so you can enjoy them all year long. What's best—screening, bundling or paper bags—depends on which herbs you're drying.

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Protect Your Rosebushes Through the Winter

Even established rosebushes can suffer through winter, so here’s how to protect them.

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Love Your Garden Tomatoes? Save the Seeds! Here’s How…

Saving tomato seeds from your own garden is a great way to grow even more delicious tomatoes next year. It's simple to do.

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How to Keep Deer Out of Your Yard

Deer eat garden plants and carry Lyme-disease-causing ticks. Here are the best ways to keep them off your property.

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Now’s the Time to Fix Your Lawn’s Bare and Thin Spots

How you treat your lawn in the fall will make all the difference next spring and summer. Here's what to do.

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Plant Fall Bulbs Right

Popular garden author Teri Chase shares her favorite fall bulb planting tips.

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How to Make Cut Garden Flowers Last Longer

Why do cut flowers from a florist seem to last longer than ones from your own garden? It's the cutting technique—learn it here.