Yard and Garden

Practical advice for gardening and yard maintence. Advice on growing flowers, trees, shrubs, vegetables, fruit and herbs. Plus, lawn care, structures and machinery.

Using a compost bin

By Richard H.

Compost is great for the garden and the environmen, and using a compost bin is a great way to recycle.

On the Garden Path-Living Memorial Gardens

Courtesy of the LMG Association

The weed-lined former swimming pool in Sidney, Neb., becomes a beautiful memorial garden, thanks to a local government receptive to fresh ideas and a community willing to volunteer time and labor toward a common goal.

Gardening: Tips and ideas to ensure beautiful roses

By Jennifer Houck

Tips that will help gardeners choose and produce beautiful roses that are sure to be the envy of the neighborhood.

On the Garden Path: Queen Elizabeth Park

Story and photos by Neoma Foreman

Perched atop mountain, Canadian park full of stunning sights


Backyard Landscape Plan - Think About Your Family's Lifestyle First

By Jeanette Joy Fisher

If you've been considering changing you're home's landscaping, don't forget to consider your family's lifestyle as you create your initial plans. Everyone's routines and daily activities need to be considered before you make any significant changes.

Garden Clippings: Watering Methods

By Mike Lang

I sometimes catch flak about the amount of resources that go into my lawn and garden.

On the Garden Path: Liberty Garden

Story and photo by Karen Ann Bland

Kansas garden honors those who lost their lives in 9/11 attack

Garden Clippings: Ready for Harvest

By Mike Lang

A recent trip through the vegetable garden reminded me that even with the heat, this time of year is a gardener's delight. Buckets of tomatoes and peppers make us oblivious to insect bites and sweat on the brow.

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