Birds add life, sound and movement to a garden. Keep birds hydrated when you add a bird bath like this concrete version. Check out the DIY project and build a hydration station for your feathered friends.
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Looking for a unique plant stand design to fit in front of just about any window? If you’re running out of room for houseplants, this A-frame plant stand can provide the space needed to add a few more to the collection.
For gardeners and tea fans alike, growing your own herbal tea garden is an alternative to store-bought tea bags. Experiment with different flavor combinations for your own special tea.
A grilled goat cheese stuffed chicken breast is topped with a cranberry salsa with fresh herbs. Get the recipe.
Get all the flavors of Thanksgiving with minimum fuss when you use fresh herbs from the garden like sage and parsley. Try this grilled turkey tenderloin recipe for a flavorful herb makeover.
Try grilling a fall favorite this season, butternut squash. A candied pecan garnish makes this dish worthy of your Thanksgiving table.
Make a stacked flower centerpiece with succulents that will take you from Thanksgiving to Christmas when you switch out the decorations.
Improve the looks of large trees such as oak, elm and poplar when you “limb up” low branches. This gentle pruning gives your landscape a more polished look.
This fall, refresh your planters and experiment with combinations of color and texture in containers. Try new combinations like pansies with sweet alyssum, or nemesia with lobelia.
Cold-tolerant lettuces, kale, and other fall vegetables will keep in the garden for weeks or months as fall turns to winter when you try one or more of these season-stretching ideas.
You can use wood, bark or pine needle mulch to protect your garden plants in winter. Choose step stones for contrasting textures that delight the eye and ensure many mud-free visits to your winter garden.
Grow cabbage this winter. It’s one of the most dependable and nutritious crops for your garden. Set out seedlings in late fall that will grow into big plants with broad, gray-green leaves that shade the soil and smother weeds.