Winter is a great time to build your gardening skills and start planning improvements for your yard. Check out these sites for articles on basic gardening skills, specific projects and general gardening education.
- Lowes "How To" Library: Lowes Video Center includes videos on growing your own vegetables and herbs, how to build a garden bench, how to build an outdoor fire pit and more. The "How To" Library includes dozens of articles for your home, including articles on planting and maintaining your lawn. building a deck or swing arbor, chain saw safety and how to use a tiller.
- Sunset Magazine - Best Backyard Projects: Features over 100 projects including "Espalier Made Easy", "How to build a basic square pergola", and "A soothing plug in fountain."
- Learn2Grow.com: This website is dedicated entirely to gardening, gardening projects and gardeners. In addition to hundreds of articles to help you build your gardening skills, the site features projects for children and adults, recipes for your garden produce and a plant search.
- HGTV.com: Known for their yearly Dream House giveaway, HGTV also features gardening projects, recipes and inspiration. List among today's most popular articles are "Growing Fruit Trees in Containers" and "How to Get Rid of Gophers or Moles".
- DIY Gardening: DIY Network also features DIY gardening projects, such as "How to Grow Peaches" and "How to Create a Customer Potting Bench". One of the more unusual item on their "Top 100" list? The "Wearable Garden Stool"!
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