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  • How To Build a Wood Planter

    Wooden planters can add a nice touch to the outside of your home. They're not too difficult to make, and a few planters strategically placed around the backyard would...
  • How To Prevent Weeds Organically

    Many gardeners worry that going organic means that they will spend all of their time fighting weeds - but that doesn't have to be the case, and there are plenty of...
  • How To Compost in Winter

    Composting is, in part, a temperature-dependent process. But that doesn't mean that you have to stop composting in winter. How you keep your compost going depends on...
  • How To Make Rat Poison

    Rat poison is a dangerous substance you should use only if your rodent problem has gotten out of hand. If you cannot call an exterminator, then you can create your own...
  • How To Kill Spiders—Get Rid of House Spiders

    Spiders are complicated creatures. In most cases they are benevolent little creatures that protect you from harm, harm that is brought about by disease-carrying flies....
  • How To Make a Poinsettia Turn Red

    Poinsettias are beautiful plants. Getting that bright red color to reappear from year to year takes some planning, but with some work you can get your poinsettia to...
  • How To Start a Koi Pond

    A koi pond requires space, a financial investment and regular care and maintenance.  If done correctly, a koi pond adds beauty and ambiance to your outdoor living space.
  • How To Build a Garden Railway

    People love trains, people like gardening. You can combine the enjoyment of both in a garden railway.
  • How To Design a Garden Path

    A garden path adds interest to the garden. The path can lead people where you want them to go in your garden, past focal points and around to secret spots in the...
  • How To Create a Water Feature

    Dozens of kinds of water features for you backyard garden are available. We will start with how to build the simplest and least expensive water feature that will bring...
  • How To Buy Plywood

    Plywood is made for so many different purposes. Most of us think of plywood as one type of lumber, but it is, indeed, many different kinds of laminates made for many...
  • How To Design a Garden Pond

    Tips on how to design a successful garden pond.
  • How To Find Your Birth Month Flower

    Every month has been assigned a birth flower. To find your birth month flower and its meaning, check the list below.
  • How To Plant a Winter Garden

    Many gardeners focus on building their garden to a peak in midsummer, leaving a boring, bare garden in the winter. It's easy to forget about the winter with the...
  • How To Have an Easy Shade Garden

    Although my business is growing and selling flowers for fresh cut bouquets for the lovely folks of Germantown and Westminster Maryland, my customers frequently ask me...
  • How To Create a Moonlight Garden

    Add pale coloured blooms to your garden, and see them glow in the moonlight.
  • How To Care for Christmas Cactus

    A Christmas cactus is a beautiful holiday plant that blooms twice a year, generally at Christmas and Easter. Christmas cactuses are wonderful holiday plants, as they...
  • How To Buy Garden Plants

    Many gardeners love growing plants from seed, and it's very rewarding, but they also love buying plants. Maybe you only want one or two, or don't have the space to...
  • How To Collect Seeds from Clematis

    Gardening is often a labor of love. For the true gardener considering nurturing clematis from seed to bloom, it is essential to properly collect the seeds. Follow...
  • How To Kill Wasps

    Wasp control is important. Wasps are not insects you mess with; even if you do not have an allergy. If you have a wasp nest close to your home and family, get rid of...
  • How To Make Hanging Flower Baskets

    Spring is the season for renewal and growth. For a quick spruce-up for your home patio or deck, consider making a hanging flower basket. One trip to the garden...
  • How To Build a Garden Pond

    Read and research the topic of water gardening before attempting to build your own backyard garden pond. This will ensure that you will cut down on costly mistakes...
  • How To Get Revenge with Your Remote Control Sprinkler

    One of the greatest joys of owning your own home is the yard that comes with it. It’s your land to enjoy however you see fit--growing a garden, putting in a pool,...
  • How To Grow Daylilies

    The Daylily is a perennial plant that will thrive year after year with little or no care. Although this plant is in the genus of the Hemerocallis family, it is not a...
  • How To Keep Cats out of Flower Beds

    Why, kitty, why? Why do you insist on digging in the flower bed and using it as a litter box?The unfortunate fact is that our feline friends have no appreciation for...
  • How To Transplant a Tree

    Trees don't always grow where we want them to. Here's a guide to help you successfully transplant a young tree.
  • How To Choose a Design for Your Garden

    Tips for planning a professional garden makeover. Read this before you start sketching your garden design.
  • How To Design Your Garden

    Sketch a garden design in five easy steps. Get some crayons ready as we put ideas to paper for your new garden makeover.
  • How To Replant a Shrub

    Replanting shrubbery not only utilizes your existing plants, but it saves you from having to spend money on any new plants as well. So here are a few tips to help you...
  • How To Compost Without Attracting Rats

    Rats are everywhere, and many people are hesitant about making compost at home because they believe it will attract rats to their garden. But following a few simple...
  • How To Do Gardening Science Fair Projects

    Gardening science fair projects can be both fun and educational for children – especially for those who may have no experience with growing plants. There are endless...
  • How To Grow Plants in the Classroom

    Growing plants in the classroom is an excellent way to get students excited about science! Start with seeds in the classroom. For very young children, it is exciting...
  • How To Compost with Coffee

    Maybe you're one of many people trying to reduce the amount of trash you produce. Maybe you're wondering why your local coffee shop is giving away its waste coffee...
  • How To Grow Your Own Coffee

    Growing your own coffee at home can have a number of benefits. First is the free coffee angle. A mature plant can produce as much as two to four pounds of coffee per...
  • How To Get Grant Money for a School Gardening Project

    Gardening and plant care is one of the best life science or biology projects you can use in your classroom. Here are some tips for finding and getting grants to...
  • How To Choose Plants Kids Will Love to Grow in Their Classroom Project

    Growing a garden with your students can be a fun and rewarding task for you and for the children. The importance to gardening with children is to keep their attention...
  • How To Get Started with a School Garden Project

    The steps to getting you and your class a world class garden in no time!
  • How To Grow Mustard and Cress

    If you've got itchy green fingers in the middle of winter, or you want to introduce your kids to the joys of growing your own food, then growing mustard and cress is a...
  • How To Make Comfrey Fertilizer

    If you have a comfrey plant in your garden, then you can turn it into a liquid feed for tomatoes and other fruiting plants for free.
  • How To Use Patio Misting Systems: Cooling Systems for Patios

    We have all seen those cheap patio misters they sell at the big box stores. For $29 you basically get a mini-spinkler system that connects to your garden hose and...
  • How To Grow Tiger Nuts

    Tiger nuts (also known as chufa) are used to make Horchata de Chufa, a favorite drink in Spain. They are also edible raw or cooked and very nutritious.
  • How To Keep Cats Off Your Garden

    Whether you love cats or hate them, it's certainly true that they can make pests of themselves in the garden. From rolling over seedlings and digging up newly planted...
  • How To Grow Garlic

    Garlic forms the basis of dishes in many cuisines and is very easy to grow. Garlic is a hardy plant that copes with most winter weather.
  • How To Grow an Avocado Pit

    Growing an avocado pit (or stone) is an interesting project for a child and a fun way to grow an attractive houseplant for free. To grow an avocado pit: Find a...
  • How To Care for Azaleas

    Azaleas are popular houseplants during the holiday season, often given as gifts. They come in a range of flower colors, including red and mauve, and with single or...
  • How To Grow New Potatoes for Christmas

    With a little bit of effort, you can harvest your own home-grown, ultra-fresh new potatoes for Christmas dinner.
  • How To Care for a Poinsettia

    Poinsettias are colorful plants that are popular during the holiday period. But these tropical natives require careful handling if they are to look their best.
  • How To Grow Catnip

    Propagation of catnip outside for medicinal or pet-related purposes.
  • How To Enjoy Gardening Without Bug Bites

    Gardening can be a relaxing time, as you plant, weed, and manage your plants. However, bug bites can dampen your planned gardening time--stop bug bites with these...
  • How To Create a New Garden Bed Without Digging

    Sheet mulching is an environmentally friendly gardening technique that allows you to create a new garden bed without digging or using harmful chemicals.