Monthly Archives: August 2018

Add life and color to your dormant garden with fall annuals

When fall rolls around, it’s time for the unpleasant chore of yanking up the faded, scraggly blooms of summer. Luckily, there’s no need to tolerate empty pots and barren beds through the fall and winter. …

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Building a backyard fire pit


Wouldn’t you love to sit around your own fire pit on a crisp, starry night? It’s easier than you might think to build one. All you need are the right materials and a weekend …

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The best plants for shady gardens

There’s a common misconception that a shady garden means a dreary garden, but just because your garden doesn’t get full sun all day long doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful. Yes, the hosta is everyone’s …

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