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Growing and Using Herbs

Lowe’s 10 regional gardening contributors highlight the best culinary herbs for your area of the country — and share growing tips.

Ideas

Ideas and inspiration to help you create a great outdoor living space.

Vegetable Gardening 101

Vegetable Gardening 101

Enjoy fresh, nutritious produce from your own backyard. These are the basics you need to know to start a vegetable garden.

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Shade Gardening

Shade Gardening

See just how much you can do with a shady area in your garden. Our 10 regional gardening experts weigh in on their strategies.

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Bold, Beautiful Container Gardens

Bold, Beautiful Container Gardens

Learn how to make an unforgettable focal-point container garden. Our 10 regional gardening contributors share their favorite designs.

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Create a Garden for Pollinators: 4 Regional Plans

Create a Garden for Pollinators: 4 Regional Plans

Want to do your part for honeybees, butterflies, and other key pollinators? Plant a bed using one of these four regional garden plans.

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Dependable Perennials That Do Well in Your Area of the Country

Dependable Perennials That Do Well in Your Area of the Country

Wondering what perennial plants to try in your garden? These regionally-focused suggestions will give you some ideas.

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Landscape Makeover: Front Entryway

Landscape Makeover: Front Entryway

Make the entrance to your home a friendlier and more welcoming place -- for your guests as well as your family!

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Plant a Low-Maintenance Garden

Plant a Low-Maintenance Garden

Save time with a low-maintenance garden that still looks great.

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Curbside Garden 4 Ways

Curbside Garden 4 Ways

Landscape that forlorn space between street and sidewalk. Four garden plans are customized for Southwest, Southeast, Northwest, and North-Central yards.

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Hydrangea 101

Hydrangea 101

Looking for a dependable plant with loads of eye appeal? Hydrangea’s got the size and presence of a shrub but the bountiful blooms of an annual.

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Revive a Tired Garden in Summer

Revive a Tired Garden in Summer

Does your garden start to look a bit faded by the middle of summer? Hot weather can do that, but you can revive a tired garden with these tips.

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Four-Season Garden Bed

Four-Season Garden Bed

This four-season garden bed makes it easy to appreciate nature close up.

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Easy Hanging Baskets and Window Boxes

Easy Hanging Baskets and Window Boxes

Exercise your creative powers by decorating a hanging basket or window box. Copy these simple ideas or use them to fire your imagination.

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How-Tos

Get outdoors, clean up and wake up your landscape with these projects.

Controlling Mosquitoes

Controlling Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes aren't just pests that limit your enjoyment of the outdoors. They can spread disease. Learn how to get rid of mosquitoes and prevent problems they cause.

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How to Prune Trees and Shrubs

How to Prune Trees and Shrubs

Pruning is necessary to promote good plant health, remove damaged limbs, promote new growth and maintain shape. Learn how to prune trees and shrubs.

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Mulch Buying Guide

Mulch Buying Guide

Mulch helps prevent weeds and retain moisture in your garden. Learn about different organic and inorganic types of mulch and how they can improve your landscape.

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Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management

Wondering how to kill pests in the lawn and garden without synthetic chemicals? Use this guide to learn alternative pest control methods.

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How to Build a Retaining Wall

How to Build a Retaining Wall

Give your plain landscape a stunning makeover with a block retaining wall.

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Deadhead to Keep Your Flowers Blooming

Deadhead to Keep Your Flowers Blooming

Learn how to deadhead and pinch back for a better-looking and better-performing plant.

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