Lessons from this year’s backyard garden


Converting horse quarters into guest quarters

Expert advice on getting your home cold-weather ready

The beauty — and benefits — of a garden in decay


Brown: a rich, soothing and cozy color


Plants can eradicate burrowing rodents from landscapes

Candles: Buy what makes you happy

Creating a garden is a leap of faith

Luffa: the wonder gourd

Home farm

Why does blue food turn some people green?


Understanding the plant world’s family trees

Vacationing in a camper van

Attics make for an affordable expansion


Preparing to save water in the kitchen

Your place

Where do you find aluminum siding?


Restoring the National Mall’s lawn


Cookie cutters are a versatile household tool

Cleaning marble tile grout

Getting away from it all — at home

In the kitchen, flowers aren’t just for decoration

Mystery letter inspires paying it forward to homeless


Style at Home: Nostalgia is hot for fall centerpieces


Divide perennials to shape up your yard

Weirdly named legume will do wonders for your tomato beds

How to turn your clutter into an act of kindness

Ask Martha

How to grow succulents

Advice on getting great sleep by finding your perfect pillow


Two ways to a lush garden without water

A guide to reducing one of life’s most stressful situations

Moving? Don’t start packing without these 8 painless tips

Ask Angie’s List

How safe is your smart house?

Guest bathrooms: do’s and don’ts


Bend church still winning design awards a year later


Russian sage: High desert, late season bloomer

Your place

A time to repair, or a time to reflect?


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