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    Affordable Garden Path Ideas

    Beautiful (and affordable) DIY garden paths that you can build in a weekend, without breaking the bank or your back, to spruce up your yard. Here are our favorite walkway ideas for your landscape.




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    Do Substratum Soil and Bedrock Affect My Garden?

    Depending on the depth of your soil, these low-lying strata can impact the success of your garden and lawn.

    The Worst Poisonous and Invasive Plants for Your Yard

    Some plants may look pretty, but they're actually irritating to the skin or even poisonous. Avoid these toxic and invasive...


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    What To Do if You Have Clay Garden Soil

    Home gardeners often regard clay soil with dread. But clay soil can be beneficial to your garden — if you...

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    What Is Clay Soil?

    Everyone's heard of clay soil, but do you really know what it is? If your garden beds are clay, here's...


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    9 Vegetables To Plant in Winter

    For much of the U.S., there's no need to shut down the garden once winter rolls in. Here's what to...


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    Homeowner’s Guide To Garden Soil Treatment for the Winter

    In winter, your garden can still be working, creating rich beds for spring planting. From compost to cover crops, here...


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    The Best Summer Color Plants for Northern Gardeners

    Let's plan a garden! Here's a look at 12 of the best hardy plants that survive Northern winters and bloom...

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    What Is Subsoil and How Does It Help a Garden?

    Learn about subsoil's role in your garden's success and how to make it healthier.


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    9 Adaptive Tools To Make Gardening With Disabilities Easier

    Gardening can be relaxing and therapeutic. These adaptive gardening tools help those with limitations enjoy their time in the garden.


    This Is Why You Should Grow a Firethorn Bush

    Plant a firethorn bush in your backyard to welcome birds and bees while providing year-round beauty. This shrub features...


    If Your Plant Leaves Have Brown Tips, This is What it Means

    Noticing brown tips on leaves of your indoor plants? Solve the problem with proper watering and fertilizing tips from a...


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    Gardener’s Guide To Soil Horizons

    From topsoil to bedrock, soil horizons are like a textbook for determining your soil's health and how to optimize it...

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    When Is the Best Time of Year for a Soil Test?

    Knowing what's in your dirt is an easy way to green up your thumb, but the test isn't a no-brainer....


    How To Garden with Perlite Potting Soil

    Perlite, a natural wonder born from volcanoes, is an inexpensive soil additive that will help your garden plants grow faster...


    How To Garden With Vermiculite

    Versatile vermiculite helps your garden, potted plants, seedlings and lawn germinate and grow more quickly.


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    8 Best Garden Scooters for Easy Gardening

    Kick off spring gardening with a new garden scooter. These mobile seats make plant- and turf-tending so much easier on...


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    12 Best Native Plants for Northern Gardeners

    Looking for new native plants for your USDA Zone 3 landscape? These shrubs, perennials and grasses can survive temperatures as...


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    What To Know About Loam Soil for Your Garden

    Gardeners love loam soil because it's moist, soft and full of nutrients. Here's how to get more of it in...


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    What Is Composted Manure and How Can It Benefit Gardening?

    No jokes here, just straight info on how composted manure enhances your garden's health.


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    The Importance Of Sulfur In Your Garden

    In your garden soil, sulfur is as important to your plants' vitality as phosphorus. Here's what you need to know...

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    7 Best Indoor Gardening Kits and Systems for 2022

    Indoor gardening is growing in popularity. When you're ready to give it a try, here are some top indoor garden...


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    What’s In the Best Garden Soil?

    Four key factors make up the healthiest garden soil composition. All are essential for thriving, lush gardens.


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    Homeowner’s Guide To Living Walls

    Tantalizing or time-consuming: Is a living wall right for your home?


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    12 Best Spring Blooming Plants for Northern Gardeners

    Winter is the best time to plan next year's garden. These 12 spring blooming, hardy perennials and shrubs can survive...


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    How To Improve Garden Soil in Winter

    Use these tips to improve your garden soil in winter to make sure it's ready to go (and grow!) in...


    Should You Use Coffee Grounds in the Garden?

    Should you save your coffee grounds and add them to your garden soil? Learn how the garden expert says gardeners...