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Beginner’s Guide to the Best Summer Flowers in Canada
Early summer is a time of bounty in any garden: a full canopy of leaves...
8 Autumn Chores for the Lazy Gardener
Gardening seems to lose its appeal when the weather turns nippy and rainy. But if...
9 Tips to Fix a Troubled Lawn
If you want the lush, beautiful lawn of your dreams, it's crucial to catch lawn...
7 Insects You Actually Want In Your Garden
Not all bugs are pests! Here's how to roll out the welcome mat for insects...
How to Grow Successful Seedlings
If you're going to grow vegetables indoors in fall, winter and early spring, you'll be...
6 Tricks to Grow Your Best Vegetable Garden Ever
Did last year's crop of home-grown vegetables disappoint? From plant selection to pest management, we've...
4 Ways To Attract Birds To Your Garden
Want to attract birds to your garden? Implement these four garden design strategies to create...
8 Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home
Heal rashes, treat depression and reduce indigestion with these medicinal plants you can grow at...
How To Design Your Perfect Garden
Got a design for the perfect garden floating around in your head? Follow these six...
4 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Garden
Teach your children to grow their own food and flowers.
6 Tips for Starting a Windowsill Garden
Dust off your green thumb and try your hand at winter gardening with these fun...
8 Winter Prep Tips for Your Garden
Winter is coming, whether you're ready or not, and your garden needs attention. Follow this...
How to Get a Better Lawn
Keep your grass green, help your lawn stay lush and learn how to keep your...
10 Tricks for Growing Better Vegetables
Control pests, keep plants safe from cold weather and learn the experts' secrets and tips...
8 DIY Tips for Caring for Trees and Shrubs
Get your azaleas, roses, trees and shrubs looking fantastic by following these gardener's do-it-yourself tips.
How to Build Fertile Soil
Soils in coastal gardens are usually porous and low in nutrients and it may take...
How to Manage Weeds in the Garden
Take advantage of modern research in weed biology to manage unwanted weeds without back breaking...
Bee Balm in the Landscape
If you have a damp spot in the yard, fill it with bee balm. Then,...
Tips for Designing a Wildlife Pond
There are several key points for a successful wildlife pond.
Learn About Growing Sweet Peas
The most popular variety of sweet pea, Lathyrus odoratus, lives up well to its name....
Companion Planting Strategies
The best defense against threats to your garden is a solid garden plan! Read these...
Eco-Friendly and Effective Pest Control for Edible Crops
The presence of pests in the vegetable patch is often due to simple cultivation errors....
Backyard Landscaping Ideas for Multipurpose Plants
Planting certain species close together can improve pollination and fertility of plants, and also reduce...
The Gardener’s Guide to Lilies
Stately lily plants, with their exotic flower forms and their great variety in colour and...
11 DIY Secrets to Starting Your Garden
Start seeding and get your garden looking great using these cheap, do-it-yourself solutions to starting...
How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in your Landscape
Mosquitoes were bad enough when they just made you itch. Now that some of them...
How to Evaluate a Damaged Lawn
A damaged lawn can be treated with some good old tender, love and care. Here,...
How to Attract Wildlife to Your Landscape
A mere 100 years ago, the greater portion of our landscape was farmland. There were wood...
Weed Control in the Landscape: Taking Care of Weed Barriers
Landscaping fabric and other artificial weed barriers are effective alternatives to herbicides, but can cause...
Improve the Look of Your Backyard Landscape with these 3 Easy Lawn Repair Tips
Most lawns suffer damage at some time or other. Paths that are worn into them,...
Landscaping for Your Climate: How to Choose the Right Plants
Choosing the best plants for your climate can be a challenege. Here are some tips...
Landscaping Tips for Fruit Trees
Fruit trees come in all shapes and sizes, so that there is one for every...