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How to Plant Spring-Blooming Bulbs

Planting spring bulbs in the fall is an effortless way to get a vibrant, well-decorated yard when the warm weather returns. Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada and former landscape contractor Roger Cook share a few tips for adding these flowering pieces to your outdoor space.

How to Lay Sod in 7 Easy Steps

Want a fantastic lawn, fast? From cost to tools to the best times to roll out the patches, learn how to lay sod in 7 easy and seamless steps.

How to Sod a New Lawn

Want a fantastic lawn fast? Sod it. Here's what you need to know to get the job done right.

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

Follow this container recipe for continuous spring color

Grass Species

A primer on some of the more common grasses that can be grown from seed

Temporary Transplanting Tips

How to keep displaced plants alive for up to a year

The Complete Half Bath

Here's what you need to know to remodel a powder room or add one from scratch

New Gear for Roses

All you need to water, feed, and tend them

Made for the Shade

Plants that flourish where the sun doesn't much shine.

New Alternative for Wood Outdoor Structures

It's durable, low-maintenance, and stylish enough to trick even the staunchest traditionalist