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Cute Christmas Gnomes for a Whimsical Holiday

Terra-cotta garden gnomes have decorated front lawns and gardens since the mid-1800s. More recently, cute Christmas gnomes have become increasingly popular in the U.S. as holiday decorations both indoors and out. Cute Christmas Gnomes Before they became a whimsical garden accessory, gnomes were mythological creatures in traditions throughout northern Europe. The appearance of these creatures …

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11 Attractive Garden Path Ideas For A Beautiful Landscape

When updating your landscape, don’t forget about the pathways! An attractive walkway design can do wonders in improving the overall appearance of an outdoor space by adding visual interest or simply blending in smoothly with the rest of the landscape. Take a look at the garden path ideas below for inspiration and tips to beautify …

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Why Are Mushrooms Growing In My Garden?

Mushrooms in lawns and gardens provoke varying reactions, ranging from disgust at unsightly fungi sprouting through bark mulch to enchanted delight at a fairy ring gracing the yard. Regardless of your response, you likely want to know, why are mushrooms growing in my garden? Where did these mushrooms come from? Why Are Mushrooms Growing in …

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Creative Water Conservation Landscaping Ideas for a Greener Yard

For the average American family, outdoor water use accounts for 30 percent of household water use, and that number is even higher for arid western states. When you consider that the typical household spends $1,000 on water each year, that’s an expensive yard! To help you save money and the environment, here are some water …

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How and Why You Should Grow Food Not Lawns

What if, instead of being the source of a groan-inducing, time-consuming chore (mowing), your lawn became a source of food? Imagine ditching the mower in favor of fresh fruits, veggies, nuts, and even eggs. There are many reasons to grow food not lawns, and the transition from grass to greens can be relatively simple. No …

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How To Stop Deer From Eating Hydrangeas (Other Plants Too)

There’s nothing worse than planting your favorite hydrangea bush only to find out the deer love them as much as you do! I should know, as we planted 40 hydrangeas on our future home’s land and the deer ate most of them before we ever had a chance to enjoy them. Today I’ll share with …

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9 Easy DIY Landscaping Ideas for a Beautiful Yard

When looking to update your outdoor space, you can hire professionals to do the work for you, or for a more customizable and budget-friendly option, you can slip on a pair of gloves and implement some easy DIY landscaping ideas. We’ve compiled a list to help get you started, as well as some simple tips …

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Thrifty Landscaping Ideas for Every Budget

When money is tight, landscaping may not be your top priority. Plants, mulch, materials, and landscaping services can add up to astronomical costs, making a beautiful yard seem out of reach. But a plethora of thrifty landscaping ideas exists that will give your humble garden curb appeal. Thrifty Landscaping Ideas Saving money often means getting …

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Asian Backyard Landscaping Ideas For A Soothing Garden

Are you geared up and ready to give your backyard a brand new look? These Asian backyard landscaping ideas just might be your perfect solution. Asian style gardens can help create a tranquil courtyard and a backyard landscape that can showcase unique features and natural elements. Asian Backyard Landscaping Ideas If you love the Asian …

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What Is A Raised Bed Garden? Tips & Ideas For Growing A Successful Raised Garden

After exerting a little extra effort on the assembly end, you can reap myriad benefits from a raised bed garden, the foremost being easy maintenance. Read on for an explanation of what is a raised bed garden, as well as tips and ideas for building and planting your own. What Is A Raised Bed Garden? …

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