Garden Ideas and Projects

Garden Ideas and Projects

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Annuals
BUYING GUIDE Types of Annuals
Annuals provide bright bursts of color in the garden throughout the growing season
Stake a Tree
PROJECT GUIDE How to Stake a Tree
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Keep young trees growing strong by staking them
How to Get Rid of Ants
BUYING GUIDE How to Get Rid of Ants
Getting rid of ants is a quick task that can be accomplished with the right treatments
Plant a Bare-Root Rose
PROJECT GUIDE How To Plant a Bare-Root Rose
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Bare root roses are roses that are sold without soil or foliage
Goldfish swim in a backyard pond.
PROJECT GUIDE How to Build a Pond
Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Add ambiance and a focal point in your outdoor space with a backyard pond
Hero
PROJECT GUIDE How to Build a Block Wall
Difficulty Advanced
Time Over 1 day

Learn how to build a retaining wall or a standalone privacy wall using wall blocks
How To Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs
PROJECT GUIDE How To Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Planting bulbs such as tulips and hyacinths in fall gives you beautiful blooms spring after spring
Make a Paver Planter
PROJECT GUIDE How to Make a Paver Planter
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Making a paver planter is a fun and easy way to add beauty to your patio.
How to Make a Paver and Pebble Pathway
PROJECT GUIDE How to Make a Paver and Pebble Pathway
Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Add a decorative touch to your walkway by installing pebble-filled pavers
How to cut down a tree
PROJECT GUIDE How to Cut Down a Tree
Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Cut down a tree quickly and safely using a chainsaw
Yard with lush plants and flowers after lawn aeration
PROJECT GUIDE How to Aerate Your Lawn
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Aerate your lawn for lush, green grass
How To Plant Flowers
PROJECT GUIDE How To Plant Flowers
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Planting annual and perennial flowers is easy, and rewards with beautiful blooms
Summer-Flowering Bulbs
PROJECT GUIDE How To Plant Summer-Flowering Bulbs
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Add a touch of the tropics with flowers that bloom in the peak of summer
How to Get Rid of Pests Organically
INSPIRATION GUIDE How to Get Rid of Pests Organically
If you garden long enough, you’ll eventually come across some unsavory pests in your garden.
trimming hedges and shrubbery
PROJECT GUIDE How to Trim Hedges
Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Groom your lawn for the season by trimming your hedges and shrubbery
Patch a Lawn with Seed
PROJECT GUIDE How to Patch a Lawn with Seed
Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Thin or bare areas of a lawn can be filled in with seed and diligent watering
 How to create hanging flower baskets
PROJECT GUIDE How to Make a Hanging Basket Planter
Difficulty Intermediate
Time Under 2 hours

Create a new way to display your plants with a hanging basket arrangement
Choose an Automatic Sprinkler System Design
BUYING GUIDE How to Choose an Irrigation Timer
Control how much water your lawn and garden get with the efficiency of an irrigation timer
Lawn Watering Tips & Techniques
INSPIRATION GUIDE Lawn Watering Tips and Techniques
Following the right lawn watering advice can save you time and money
Make a Suet Bird Feeder
PROJECT GUIDE How To Make a Suet Bird Feeder
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to make a simple bird feed for your yard
How to Care for Annuals
BUYING GUIDE How to Care for Annuals
Brighten up your landscape with colorful flowers that offer a months-long show
cucumbers hanging on a garden trellis
PROJECT GUIDE Trellising Cucumbers
Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Promote an abundant harvest this season by trellising cucumbers in your garden
Create a floating planter display to showcase your favorite plants
PROJECT GUIDE How to Make a Planter Wall
Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Create a floating planter display to showcase your favorite small plants
hexagon planter
PROJECT GUIDE How to Build a Hexagon Planter
Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Build a DIY hexagon-shaped planter for a beautiful and unique raised garden bed