Lawn & Garden

rain gutters as flower boxes

Using Plastic Rain Gutters as Flower Boxes

Here’s a tip for dressing up your porch railing. Use plastic rain gutters as flower boxes rather than building them out of wood.

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Using Paver Base as an Outdoor Surface

Paver base is a crushed gravel mixture used to provide a solid foundation for interlocking pavers. But, it can also be used as a stand-alone outdoor surface when packed tightly.

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Planting Indoor Container Trees

Growing trees in planters inside your home is a unique way to bring the outdoors in. Here are some tips for choosing and planting indoor container trees from Southern Patio.

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Tips for Executing Patio Packs

Planters filled with greenery or flowers add pizzazz to your patio, especially when you mix and match containers to create a stunning scene. Here are some tips from Southern Patio.

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April Lawn & Garden To-Do List

In April the weather is warming, trees and spring bulbs are showing off blooms, yet cold weather threatens the eager gardener who starts too early. As plants and gardeners awaken, the mad rush of planting, pruning, and plowing descends.

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How to Make a Composting Bin

Composting bins can be expensive. Here’s how to make one from an old plastic trash can.

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Ames Collector Series Leaf Rake

The Ames Collector Series 26-inch leaf rake is designed so leaves are collected quickly and efficiently. It is available at The Home Depot.

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March Lawn & Garden To-Do List

March marks the arrival of spring, but depending on where you live, freezing weather can persist well past the official start of spring. Read more to find out how to get your lawn and garden ready for the upcoming growing season.

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