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Why not make use of today's abundance of landscape waste instead of piling it into bags and hauling it off to the landfill? You can easily turn it into nutrient-rich compost to use in your gardens next year. 

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Grandin Road's bright, oversize fiberglass ornaments look like they plopped off a giant's Christmas tree. Or keep things small: Those handy little solar stick lights that you pop in the ground around a garden or walkway have been given a holiday dress-up with candy cane stripes and a snowy cap, at Lowe's.

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Nicole Fisher, who bases her BNR Interiors firm in New York's Hudson Valley, likes to blend the time-tested colors of Christmas with fresh twists.

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Late fall is a good time to assess your windbreak and order trees for spring planting. Most windbreaks, even those with a few gaps, can be renovated to maintain or enhance their effectiveness.

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It’s important to make sure the fruits dry properly, if they are to be used in fall decorations, to prevent rot or mold. Group stems in bunches and hang them to dry out of the sun in a well-ventilated location.

While houseplants have the ability to bring life to a room and purify the air while doing it, a drawback is that many houseplants are toxic to animals. Here are 10 plants that add beauty to your home without worry.

TikTok creator @sabrina.sustainable.life came up with a genius hack to reduce the amount of water she wastes during showers and save money on her water bill. While you wait for the water to heat up, collect the cold water in a bucket for gardening.

Pine wilt is a devastating disease affecting non-native pine trees. The first reported occurrence was in Japan in the early 1900s. It wasn’t u…

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Indoor herb gardens are an easy, fun way to add fresh flavor to your cooking. But not all herbs are created equal when it comes to pet safety. Standards like lavender and oregano are off-limits, but pets are fine around basil, sage and thyme.

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Foresters and nursery staffers now know that if a tree's root system is buried too deeply in the soil overall root growth is reduced, and tree health, for the rest of that tree's life, is compromised.

To determine whether your soil is composed of sand, silt or clay, you can send a soil sample to a lab. Or, try an at-home experiment.

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The issue develops when young trees are grown in smooth plastic containers. Young roots grow quickly, and when a root touches the side of a smooth pot it turns aside and begins to circle around the outside of the root ball. 

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