Garden Ideas & Inspiration

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Shade Landscaping Ideas for Midwest Gardens
Dry soil and low light—two gardening ills, and often, they plague one problematic spot. An Indianapolis pro prescribes solutions.
10 Easy Ways to Be a Greener Gardener
If you're growing plants, you're already on your way to helping the planet be a greener place. Here's how to make an even greater impact.
Transform Your Yard into a Mini Mountainscape with a Rock Garden
An expert explains this rugged, low-maintenance garden style and shares advice for starting your own rock garden at home—even if you have a small space.
How to Make Daffodil Kokedama
Gather friends and create these cheery kokedama with pots of store-bought daffodils.
8 Spectacular Spring Flower Festivals to Experience Around the Midwest
Explore a historic Dutch town packed with thousands of vibrant tulips, a Great Lakes island brimming with fragrant lilacs and more. 
How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden
Provide the right food, plants, water and shelter, and the little birds will move right in.

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