Entice purple martins for powerful pest control

How To Grow Just About Everything
You may not be familiar with the purple martin, but this is one beautiful bird you want in your yard. In fact you want a lot of them. These hungry flyers gobble up thousands of insects each day.

How to create a dragonfly paradise — and why you should

Did you know that dragonflies eat mosquitoes, houseflies, and gnats? They’re one insect you definitely want to keep around. Here’s how to attract these beauties to your yard.

Top 5 tricks for a low-maintenance landscape

If you love a beautiful outdoor living space but are short on time or energy, here are some tricks to keep your landscape appealing and low maintenance at the same time.

7 DO's for fabulous outdoor lighting

Outdoor lighting can be the pièce de résistance in beautifying your yard. It’s a wonderful way to create ambiance in your outdoor living areas or highlight a special planting or water feature. Plus it’s a great safety feature on stairs, around pools, and for dark walkways.

Cheap landscape ideas that make a huge impact

Many people think landscape projects are hugely expensive and will drain their bank accounts. The good news is that many budget-friendly projects make a significant impact on your outdoor space.