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Front Porch Lights: From A to Z

More than just a beacon leading to the front door, exterior lighting helps define the look of a house. With planning and a bit of math, you can put your home's best face forward.

Landscaping Tips from TOH's 2015 Idea House

Master gardener and Monrovia editorial director Kate Karam shares her secrets for creating our easy-care, four-season cottage garden

Magical Ideas for Garden Ornaments

Here's how landscape designer Wesley Rouse creates showstopping moments in his home garden using a variety of decorative accents

Guilt-Free Container Roses

Disease-resistant varieties let you grow glorious roses in pots—without the chemicals

Tried-and-True Perennials for Your Garden

Unfussy and long-lived, perennials pump out beautiful foliage and flowers year after year

The Right Nutrients for a Knockout Garden

Plan the menu for your plants with these proportions

Curb Appeal Ideas for More Street Cred

From paint schemes to plantings to entry porches, we've got upgrades for every budget

Half Baths Full of Style

The powder room is one of the busiest rooms in the house. So why not make yours more welcoming?

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Flower Bulbs

Plant now, enjoy later—our strategies will ensure a sensational show of tulips, daffodils, and other spring blooms

All About Built-in Barbecue Pits

Nothing beats the summery pleasure of a juicy burger seared to perfection over an old school charcoal fire