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woman crouching and planting her plants in a yard
Hot Tips

How to Care for Outdoor Plants in a Heat Wave

Gardening experts offer their best advice.

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young adult man decorating the house wall, by setting up the wooden trellis for climbing plants
Private Property

7 Tips for Adding a Privacy Fence to Your Yard

Good fences make good neighbors.

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woman holding bouquet of flowers
Floral Faves

What Your Favorite Flower Reveals About You

We asked therapists for their insight.

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Houseplants diseases. Indoor plants Diseases Disorders Identification and Treatment, Houseplants sun burn. Female hands cutting Damaged Leaves Selective focus
Plant Power

Stop Houseplants From Wilting in the Heat

Experts share their top seven tips.

A young woman sits in the garden, wiping the sweat from her brow.
A young woman sits in the garden, wiping the sweat from her brow.
Here Comes the Sun

7 Outdoor Plants That Can Survive Extreme Heat

Here's how to handle hot-weather gardening.

Close up of a female gardener pruning a lemon tree
Close up of a female gardener pruning a lemon tree
Branch Out

5 Fruit Trees You Can Plant in Your Backyard

Start your orchard with these easy-care options.

Boston ferns sitting on porch near front door way with rocking chair.
Boston ferns sitting on porch near front door way with rocking chair.
Porch Plants

The 5 Best Potted Plants for Your Front Porch

Add some color to your space.

Snake Slithering up Steps
Snake Slithering up Steps
Snake Scents

4 Scents That Attract Snakes to Your Yard

Experts have some cautionary advice.

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close up of purple loosestrife flower
Banned Botanicals

6 Plants That May Be Banned in Your State

Ensure these common varieties aren't in your yard.

Mosquitoes on Person's Arm
Mosquitoes on Person's Arm
Mosquito Mob

5 Reasons Your Backyard Is Full of Mosquitoes

Hear straight from pest pros.

Wasp Nest Outside
Wasp Nest Outside
Wasps Away

5 Easy Ways to Keep Wasps Out of Your Yard

These expert tips are foolproof.

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Cheerful and friendly mature man waving hand to his neighbour while standing by fence
Privacy Please

5 Clever Ways to Make Your Yard More Private

Landscaping experts share their ideas.

Florida Cottonmouth Snake among branches
Florida Cottonmouth Snake among branches
That Ssstinks

9 Scents That Repel Snakes

Experts say snakes hate these smells.

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Portrait of young woman smelling purple flowers on tree
Floral Aromas

9 Outdoor Plants That Smell Amazing

Your garden will be extra fragrant.

Garter snake on gravel beside a house.
Garter snake on gravel beside a house.
See-ya Snakes

8 Plants That Keep Snakes Out of Your Yard

Keep these growing to keep out snakes.

Man on a hammock in the backyard
Man on a hammock in the backyard
Made for Shade

7 Easy Trees That Don't Need Sunlight

These low-light options will beautify your yard.

Bee Pollinating Flowers
Bee Pollinating Flowers
Bee Gone

5 Plants That Will Keep Bees Out of Your Yard

Pest experts recommend these simple deterrents.

Close up of hands in gardening gloves caring for a lavender plant
Close up of hands in gardening gloves caring for a lavender plant
Lavender Haze

6 Tips for Growing Lavender

It's the most popular flower in the U.S.

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A small decorative waterfall in the garden. Landscape design feng shui
Lucky by Design

6 Ways to Feng Shui Your Backyard for Good Luck

Transform your space in six simple steps.

Several Mosquitoes Flying Around a Hand
Several Mosquitoes Flying Around a Hand
Plant Protection

5 Plants That Will Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Yard

These will help keep pests out.