Yard Care

Set Up Self-Watering Systems for Thirsty Plants

What can you do to make sure your plants thrive through fall? Add a self-watering system.

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10 Things in Your Backyard You Can Reuse or Recycle

Although backyards may not accumulate as much stuff as garages, many people do acquire plenty of items for the yard like furniture, gardening supplies and other materials.

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Hop to It! Lower Your Carbon Footprint with a Pet Rabbit

The popularity of rabbits as household pets has risen in recent years, but most pet owners don’t know that in addition to being cute, a rabbit is one of the most environmentally friendly pets around. Whether you’re considering adding a …

Set Up Self-Watering Systems for Thirsty Plants

What can you do to make sure your plants thrive through fall? Add a self-watering system.

Las Vegas Plugs the Drain on Water Resources

Las Vegas has an innovative program that rewards residents for removing their water-thirsty lawns and turning them into smart yards.

Tips for Composting Curbside Without Smells, Flies or Pests

Follow these simple steps to help nix odors and keep pest problems at bay.

You Can Make an Upcycled Rain Barrel

If you have a fair amount of plants in your yard that need to be watered, using a rain barrel to collect rainwater can be a great way to save both water and money.

How and When to Prune Plants

Earth911 spoke with gardening expert Melinda Myers to find out exactly how and when to prune your plants for maximum growth with minimal effort. Read on for her top tips.