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It’s not just what’s inside that counts. Whether you’re selling or want to be the neighborhood beauty queen, here’s how to keep your lawn, garden, patio, and deck in pageant shape all year long.

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Grilling Safety
Garden Mulch Guide
How to Mulch
10 Tips for Saving Water in the Garden
10 Tips for Saving Money in the Garden
  • Saves: $100/yr in gas savings
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Is a Passive Greywater System for You?
  • Saves: $12/mo. (water bill)
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Evaluate Your Yard for a Patio
  • Adds: $900 (avg return)
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Outdoor Lighting for Curb Appeal and Safety
Save Money By Growing Fruit Trees
Building a Rooftop Community Garden
Smart Options: Decking
Save Money with Your Edible Garden
  • Saves: $100-$500/yr. (produce)
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Save Water and Money with a Rain Barrel
  • Saves: $35/mo in summer
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Deck Addition: Return on Investment
Evaluate Your House for a Deck
Water-Saving Irrigation Strategies
  • Saves: $70/yr off water bill
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Plant Trees To Save Energy and Grow Value
Start a Community Garden: Get the Community Involved
  • Saves: $200-$600/yr (in produce)
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Start a Community Garden: Find and Design a Site
  • Saves: $200-$600/yr (in produce)
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