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A DIY winter window box with pine cones, evergreens and blue and white accents.

DIY Winter Window Box With Blue And White Accents

This DIY winter window box with blue and white accents is made with evergreens, blue berries, white twigs and a blue and white bow. The perfect combination for an outdoor flower box during the holidays. Every year, I like to do something a little different with my outdoor winter window boxes. I try to get…
A DIY evergreen winter planter by a front door sidewalk.

How To Make An Evergreen Winter Planter

This outdoor DIY evergreen winter planter is a charming and easy way to bring a touch of nature’s beauty to your home during the colder months. It’s a fun and simple project that’ll brighten up your front porch with its fresh, green look. As the snow begins to fly here in my Zone 5 garden,…
A sugar maple with red autumn leaves in a field.

Trees That Turn Red In Fall

Whether you’re planning a garden makeover or just want to add a splash of color to your fall garden, this guide will introduce you to a variety of trees that turn red in fall. From dogwoods to crape myrtles to the best maples, you’re sure to find the perfect tree to bring that fiery charm…

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Secret Garden Ideas: How To Create A Magical Backyard Hidden Garden

Would you love to have your own secret garden, hidden away from prying eyes? If so, you’re in luck – we’ve got some top tips to help you make your dream a reality. From choosing the right location to incorporating plants and features that lend themselves to privacy, we’ll show you how to create a…
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Shade Loving Shrubs: The Best Bushes To Plant Under Trees

Do you have a tree in your yard and don’t know what to do with the empty space underneath? Well, I’m here to tell you that there are plenty of shade loving shrubs that thrive under trees! In fact, many of them actually require those shady spots in order to grow well. So whether your…
Rain chain with Japanese garden in the background

What Is A Rain Chain? And How Does It Work?

I’m sure you’ve seen those picturesque rain chains hanging in someone’s garden, but do you ever wonder what the point of them is? Those chains are more than just decoration. They’re a functional replacement for a downspout and we’ll show you why so many homeowners are adding them to their gardens. I actually don’t remember…

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