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Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

If you are an avid grill master or just love to entertain in your garden, then an outdoor kitchen can do wonders for any backyard space. The best part is, it doesn’t matter if you are short of space or have an incredible back garden to work with. The outdoor kitchen...

Hardy Orchids Grow Well Planted in a Perennial Shade Garden

Hardy orchids are not for the faint-of-heart gardener but those who love plants have found success growing them as natives among a wildflower planting, in a shaded garden or as a cherished, and protected, specimen plant.

17 Top Blooming Plants For Your Butterfly Garden

Butterflies are charming and beautiful, they are also very important for the health and well-being of the world we live in. Butterflies pollinate plants, provide food for other animals and act as a connection between various aspects of the ecosystem.

Railing Planters Bring Color To Outdoor Living

Railing planters help fix one of the downsides of living in an apartment in a big city (or any city for that matter). The “problem” is… you don’t have the room to make a sizable garden like you would have at a house.

Care and Use Colorful Coleus Plants

The Coleus plant with their bright colors, a wide variety of foliage colors, leaf shapes and forms are easy to grow and durable. Many grow coleus plants in garden beds as annuals or planted in pots to create dramatic, colorful borders in full sun, bright light and...

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