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Enter our photo contest today and share your beautiful place.
Living the Country Life magazine held its first Beautiful Places contest in 2007, and it was so popular, we did it again in 2008. Our readers love to share their places in the country, so we're...
Have a plan in place to maintain your garden while preserving water
When it's hot and dry, your gardens need constant watering. There are efficient ways to give your plants the moisture they need and still conserve water. Most gardeners try to conserve water...
It's not necessary to spend hours creating a beautiful garden
Choosing low-maintenance plants and gardening practices allows you to create lovely landscaping with little fuss. Denny Schrock is the master gardener coordinator for Iowa State University. He says...
Our editors found some fun projects at a home and garden show that might look good at your place
The best mulch for your garden is probably in your yard
Radio interview source: David Robson, Extension Horticulture Educator, University of Illinois Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Leaves make excellent mulch and provide benefits...
Nightcrawlers and other exotic earthworm species can cause damage to the ecosystem.
Radio interview source: Bruce Snyder, Biology Instructor, Kansas State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below It's easy to think earthworms are a...
This unique landscaping technique could reduce the need for irrigation.
Radio interview source: Paul Wheaton, Permaculture Expert, Richsoil.com Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Don't burn those piles of tree branches. Use them to build a raised...
Cancer survivor Deborah Marqui opens her historic St. Charles, Illinois farm and gardens to share the soothing power of the natural world.
Check off these chores and get your lawn and gardens ready for winter!
You probably have some of these weeds in your lawn, gardens, or pastures. Get rid of them now, so you won't have be overrun next year.