Gardening & Landscaping
Your home's landscape and garden are yours to design. A beautiful landscape enhances both the value of your property and the quality of your life. Our experts open a huge range of possibilities for improving and enhancing your landscape. We show you ideas for landscape design, tips and tricks for the do-it-yourself landscapers.
Our experts provide guidance on almost any landscaping project you want to try. We have complete sections on gardening fundamentals, weed & disease control, and hardscape projects like walkways, walls and fences. The Gardening Fundamentals section includes useful articles on organic gardening, composting, tree planting and plant maintenance.
Check our Lawns and Ground Cover section for a wealth of information on how to grow and maintain a beautiful lawn. Here our articles guide you through everything from soil analysis, sprinkler systems and lawn maintenance equipment to planting grass seed or laying sod. Would you like to eliminate your grass? Check our article on artificial turf for the lowdown on what products are available and where they can be used.
Our Patios & Decks link shows you articles that address everything from patio design and installation to selection of patio furniture and how to care for it. We have instructions for building outdoor structures from built-in barbeques to gazebos and arbors.
We have numerous articles addressing specific projects like plant selection and placement, landscape lighting and swimming pool landscaping.
Explore our Tools & Materials section for tips on the best equipment for your landscape project as well as suggestions for the maintenance and tool storage. The Tools & Materials section expands to include tools for farms as well as gardens. We also spotlight landscape resources like landscape design software, landscape contractors and landscape architects. After reading an article, please rate it so that we can share your evaluation with others.