Guide to low-maintenance gardening

From low-water plants to simple projects, our guide to easy gardening will make a green thumb out of anyone

Easy-care garden designs

With these landscaping ideas, you'll spend less time on garden upkeep and more on simply enjoying your slice of outdoor paradise

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Low water, big impact

Water-wise garden design guide

Everything you need to give the hose a rest, from unthirsty plant picks to inspiring gardens


Easy-care deck and patio

Care-free garden design

Take it from surfer Timmy Reyes: Paradise is possible, even for gardeners without a lot of time


Front-yard meadow

21 inspiring lawn-free yards

See how to ditch thirsty turf grass in favor of beautiful, easy-care gardens



Beach patio design tips

This water-wise, easy-care oasis offers lessons for yards everywhere


Lawn-free makeover

Lose the lawn

Watch tips on how to design your garden to save resources, time, and money


Tropical jewels border

Colorful spring borders

Choose the best one for your yard and see how to plant for summer blooms



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