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Crate collage

DIY Garden Ideas: Easy Crate and Pallet Projects

Wood crates and shipping pallets are often free for the asking. See how a little elbow grease and ingenuity can turn these raw materials into fab accents for…

Koi pond

Garden Tour: Our Focal-Point Pond

Once home to a nearly dead maple tree, our backyard pond enlivens the landscape and beckons visitors of various species.   Before the tree was removed, the landscaping…

Finished pond

DIY Garden Project: Making a Focal-Point Pond

Few garden focal points are as hard-working as a pond. The sounds masks neighborhood noise, the water invites wildlife, and the sight draws all eyes.   When we…

Prairie Pedlar barn and gardens

Garden Tours: A Reclaimed Garden on the Prairie

On an Iowa acreage, Jane and Jack Hogue do what they love: Garden, transform timeworn items into treasured heirlooms, and keep their proud rural heritage alive for others…

Prairie Pedlar

Garden Tour: A Repurposed Prairie Retreat

In the rolling hills of northwest Iowa, an inventive couple sells country-chic garden ideas on a recycled farm. It’s not the glint of the new: it’s a resurrection…

Hemerocallis plants

Garden Solutions: Annuals, Perennials, and Shrubs for Shade

A shade garden offers a wonderful respite from the sun, giving a cool feeling even at the height of summer. These gorgeous, easy-care and waterwise shady ladies are…

Shed and garden

Garden tour: A Salvage-Rich Landscape

Part gardener, part decorative-paint distributer, and 100 percent junker, Karla Ritchey specializes in turning her McKinney, Texas, landscape into a garden festooned with flea market and salvage treasures….

Cracked pot gnomes

Garden Tour: A Home for Gnomes

After her sons nicknamed her “gnome,” Kathy Penner made it a theme in her charming Midwestern garden.   Once a plain white farmhouse on a former dairy farm,…