Landscaping and Gardening

How to Start Composting at Home

Sarita Harbour
Are you looking for a natural way to improve your garden? Or maybe you're on a mission to reduce your household waste. Whether you're interested in a prettier flower garden, a more bountiful vegetable harvest or minimizing your... Continue

Home Landscaping Do’s and Don’ts

Kristin Flyntz and Brian Lamb
Landscaping can have numerous benefits. It beautifies your property and can add to the curb appeal and resale value of your home. It also can provide great physical exercise and a connection with nature if you do it... Continue

Low-Water Gardening for Dry Climates

Amanda S. Creasey
Arid and semiarid climates like those found in much of the American West exhibit three main traits: low precipitation rates, high evaporation rates, and drastic temperature changes. Typically, arid climates receive fewer than 14 inches of... Continue

How to Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

Nancy Mann Jackson
Why is a bee-friendly garden so important? Every time you eat an apple, orange or a handful of almonds, you can thank a bee or other pollinator. In fact, more than 150 crops grown in the United States need pollinators for successful... Continue