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8 Flowers That Hummingbirds Adore
To draw those mesmerizing little birds to your garden or doorstep, plant these flowers that are attractive in more ways than one
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5 Sweet to Spirited Pink Roses for an Enchanting Garden
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7 Spectacular and Practical Spring-Flowering Trees
Put on a beauteous show in the garden with a landscape tree awash in flowers — just do your homework first
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3 Exotic Flowers From the South African Wild
Add an enticing note to a garden border or patio container with these sophisticated and memorable African plants
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Edible Flowers Offer a Sweet Taste from the Garden
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It's Cold. We're Cranky. Buy Some Flowers!
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Pro Photo Styling: Say It With Flowers
A top design photographer reveals flower-styling secrets to give your home photo shoots that professional sheen
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A Splash of Garden Color (Even Without Flowers)
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Bright Plants for Flower Beds That Wow
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5 Sensational Flowering Vines for Warm Climates
Splash your garden with bright tropical color from late summer through fall with these showy trailing and climbing beauties
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See How a Practical Garden Can Be a Visual Treat, Too
A university edible garden overflows with ideas for growing produce and flowers in containers, beds — or a pickup truck
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Urns Hold Huge Potential for Garden Decorating
Classic urns have uses far beyond holding olive oil and flowers. See how to use them as unexpected sculpture and more in the landscape
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50 Fabulous Finds for Valentine's Day
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Monochromatic Garden Magic Done 7 Ways
Discover intriguing ways to use color in your garden by unlocking the secrets of monochromatic design
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Be Your Own Best Florist With a Bouquet Garden
Shop your backyard for gorgeous floral arrangements — these ideas will help you bring the garden to the table beautifully
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