Gardening Ideas

From backyard flower beds to vegetable and herb gardens, check out our best gardening ideas, expert advice, how-tos, and more.

flowering herbs
8 Flowering Herbs That Look Beautiful and Taste Great

These colorful and gorgeous blooming herbs are a feast for the eyes.

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12 Plants and Herbs That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes

Because a lavender plant smells a whole lot nicer than a bottle of bug spray.

fast growing flowering vines
12 Fast-Growing Flowering Vines for Your Garden

Plant one this spring, and it could reach heights of 10, 20, even 30 feet by summer's end.

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20 Genius Garden Accessories You Can Buy on Amazon Right Now

You are going to want to buy ALL of these.

backyard fountains
18 Unique Fountain Ideas to Spruce Up Your Backyard

Make your backyard even more lovely with these soothing fountains.

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13 of the Best Ground Cover Perennials for Your Yard

Here's how to create a lovely woodland effect in your yard.

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14 Homemade Weed Killers to Use in Your Garden

Get rid of those pesky plants with these super easy solutions.

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15 Plants That Give You More Bang for Your Buck

We polled our go-to garden experts for their hardy and inexpensive favorites.

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she shed
8 Things You Should Know Before Building a She-Shed

Escape the daily grind with a backyard hideout all to yourself.

How to Choose a Low Light Houseplant (and Keep It Alive!)

Notorious for killing plants? Dont fretfollow these simple tips and youll be a certified green thumb in no time.

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How to Grow Tomatoes from Seeds

Cherry, pear, and grape tomatoes bring a rainbow to your table.

outdoor kitchens
15 Beautiful Ideas for Outdoor Kitchens

When warm weather hits, ditch the indoors!

rock gardens
6 Pro Tips for Designing Beautiful Rock Gardens

Everything you need to know to create an eye-catching rock garden.

65+ Inspiring Ways to Update Your Porch

Grab a drink and a book and make your outdoor space your favorite escape.

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10 Ways to Plant a Beautiful English Garden

Here's how to create the charming English-style garden of your dreams.

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26 Creative Ways to Plant a Vertical Garden

You can tend edibles, annuals, and even perennials with these vertical gardening ideas.

best perennial flowers
20 Perennial Flowers You Should Consider Putting In Your Yard

Make your yard look beautiful, every day of the year.

Build the Ultimate Chicken Coop with These Easy Plans

This Cape Cod-inspired structure is prettier than many human dwellings.

diy garden bench ideas
18 Creative Ideas for Upcycled Garden Benches

Because you deserve a nice place to rest in between potting petunias and pulling up weeds.

garden sheds
19 Perfectly Charming Garden Sheds

Build a little magic in your yard.

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15 Enchanting DIY Fairy Garden Ideas for Your Backyard

All you need is a little imagination to transform container gardens into miniature magical worlds for fairies.

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16 Free Garden Plans and Plant Lists You Can Use At Home

Create a beautiful garden in any yard with our landscaping ideas, garden plans, and plant recommendations.

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30 of the Best Ways to Use Lavender

This easy-to-grow herb delights with its beauty and fragrance.

fragrant night bloom flowers
11 Fragrant Night-Blooming Flowers That Will Make Your Evenings So Much Lovelier

These knockouts' most winning features emerge as the sun sets.

10 Plants That Will Thrive in the Shade

There are so many beautiful options beyond hostas and impatiens.