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15 Impossible-to-Kill Outdoor Plants

With summer in full swing, it’s hard not to admire the yards and gardens around town that are filled with greenery and colorful blooms. If you’ve always assumed that your yard was too dry, too shady, or that the soil was too sandy to support such beautiful plants—guess again.

How to Care for Hydrangeas to Get the Most Beautiful Blooms on the Block

Follow these expert tips for hydrangea care—whether they’re in a vase, potted, or in the ground—for beautiful blooms all season long.

8 Plants That Repel Bugs and Mosquitoes

These plants keep bugs at bay—all while making your yard or patio look even prettier.

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Hard-to-Kill Plants That Don’t Need Sunlight

While all houseplants need some sunshine, these varieties require less than most.

This May Shock You, But These All-Natural, Homemade Weed Killers Really Work

Learn how to kill pesky weeds as safely as possible with homemade weed killers made of natural ingredients?you probably already have on hand.