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10 Evergreens for Beautiful Foliage All Year
Give your landscape consistent color and structure with the emeralds, chartreuses and blues of evergreen trees and shrubs
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How to Get Your Prairie On
Have a field day with your landscape, even if you've got just a few modern containers on a paved path
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Have a Ball With Hydrangeas
Even if you don't tinker with the hue by changing the soil, hydrangeas have an entertaining range of uses in all kinds of landscapes
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5 Purple-Leaf Majesties of Shrubs
"modern gardening mainstream, it's shrubs with purple foliage. I, for one, am glad... grass on a garden tour. It was really stunning. You've got an eye for purple plants for... cimifuga with painted ferns also blends well. I love purple-leafed shrubs and trees, but... winter garden. During the season, it starts a deep, glossy wine-purple, then it fades..."
Make a Beautiful and Long-Lasting Driftwood Centerpiece
Add succulents to found wood for an easy arrangement that looks straight from a designer florist's shelf
"driftwood garden below. Photos by Beki Dawn Photography... too, and painted chunks of wood. It's all beautiful. wow .such a beautiful idea. i... container gardens, vertical gardens and upcycled home and garden projects.More ideas... great for garden parties, host and housewarming gifts, birthday parties, hanging gardens..."
Easy Ways to Manage Stormwater for Lower Bills and a Healthier Earth
Send cleaner runoff into local waterways and spend less on yard irrigation with these simple landscaping approaches
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Great Design Plant: Quaking Aspen for 3-Season Beauty — on Its Own Turf
It offers bright fall foliage, snowy winter bark and lush green leaves in summer. Just don't try to plant quaking aspen away from its home
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Great Design Plant: Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine
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Easy Green: Modern Homesteaders Stake a Claim
With more options for raising chickens, growing edibles and keeping bees than ever, suburban and city folk are rediscovering a lost art
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5 Great Grasses for a New Lawn
Learn about maintenance, wear tolerance, ideal climate and more for these top turf choices to pick the right one for you
Take Your Hell Strip to Heavenly Heights: 8 Design Ideas
Trade weedy dirt and trash for a parking strip filled with wispy grasses, low-growing flowers and textural trees
"front yard garden and hell strip. What a mess! small shrubs, perennials and self seeding... city of gardeners, so many streets are filled with planted hellstrips, especially in... their gardens onto them. There are some lovely examples here! I also recently wrote... Such gardens would transform a neighborhood. I planted wild flowers that were only... in my garden. I've lost a few plants over the years but most things come back. Russian..."
7 Great Trees for Summer Shade and Fall Color
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Porch Life: 12 Ways to Beautify a Porch With Plants
Abundantly welcoming, plants rooted in pots, hanging in baskets or climbing up a trellis add life to porches
8 New Uses for Your Side Yard
Lovely to look at and delightful to use, these side yards meet a home's needs as dining, entertaining and living areas
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Great Design Plant: Blanket Flower Brings Year-Round Cheer
It's irresistible to wildlife, but this wildflower's drought tolerance, copious blooms and versatility draw human fans too
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