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It might look nice, but you're doing more harm than good
When trees mature and get shady, the area underneath them becomes bare. Since bare spots aren't often tolerated in landscaping, many people fill the void by building a ring around the tree and...
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Listed in order of importance, these 10 tips from a horticulture educator will have your lawn in top shape in no time!
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Congratulations to the winner and finalists in the 2013 Beautiful Places photo contest, sponsored by Exmark Mowers. Thanks to our readers for sharing your places in the country.
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Here are a few favorite porches from our readers. Share your photos by clicking on the "Photos" tab on the blue rail above!
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The Beautiful Places photo contest, sponsored by Exmark Mowers, gave readers a chance to share a place they called "Beautiful." Here are some wonderful waterscapes!
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Our readers love to show off their places in the country. Here are a few of the many entries from a past Beautiful Places photo contest, sponsored by Exmark Mowers.
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With the right tools and a little patience, you can win the tug-of-war
A few years ago I spent the good part of a day trying to tear out an old barberry bush. I wrapped a strap around the trunk, attached it to our lawn tractor, and gave it full steam. The strap broke...
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Rob Smith's landscaping showcases his favorite hobby, with a miniature train set running through his backyard.
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This Minnesota showplace started small and kept growing.
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Add some interest to your landscape with a pavilion.
Building a garden pavilion provides a versatile addition to your landscape. Gatherings with friends and family, weddings, and outdoor dining are just a few of the possibilities. Kevin Boyle is a...

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