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Don’t think that if you just choose the right bird seed you will win over flocks of backyard birds. Try these other tricks to entice them.
Plant an apple or pear fruit tree for a harvest of delicious fruit
Many plants—gladioli, dahlias, geraniums—can make it through the winter if you know how to move them inside properly.
Mail-order nurseries are sprouting up everywhere. Find new flowers and plants for your garden and yard
Here are effective remedies for common pests and diseases that hurt trees and bushes—without chemicals that could hurt people, pets or backyard animals.
It's easy to grow beautiful houseplants from scraps of fruits and vegetables you’d otherwise throw away.
Dry your fresh garden herbs so you can enjoy them all year long. What's best—screening, bundling or paper bags—depends on which herbs you're drying.
Even established rosebushes can suffer through winter, so here’s how to protect them.
Saving tomato seeds from your own garden is a great way to grow even more delicious tomatoes next year. It's simple to do.
Deer eat garden plants and carry Lyme-disease-causing ticks. Here are the best ways to keep them off your property.
How you treat your lawn in the fall will make all the difference next spring and summer. Here's what to do.