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Using low-maintenance landscaping techniques can reduce much of your yard work. Mowing, weeding, watering, and pruning can be overwhelming, even for those who love to garden. Here are a few tips:

A baffling problem for many gardeners is what to grow in hot, dry, or gravelly areas that are too inhospitable for grass and most ground cover plants. Fortunately, there are some durable ground cover plants that will thrive under these rigorous conditions.

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Whether your garden is formal or informal, the addition of an espalier, trained flat against a building wall or crisscrossed along a fence, is sure to be an eye-catcher.

Do you have lawn problems that need a cure? Walt Whitman called weeds "plants whose virtues have yet to be discovered." Lawn owners would surely agree with him!

If you are looking for an attractive ornamental tree for your yard, there are the old standbys like crabapple, flowering cherry, hawthorn, or Japanese maple. While any one of these trees will add interest for part of the season, there are less common ones that have four-season...

At one time, most lawns had at least some clover growing in them, and many were almost entirely clover. Today, many lawn enthusiasts are trying to limit the use of pesticides and are again turning to clover.

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