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DIY Painted Christmas Planter

DIY Painted Christmas Planter

Gift a plant this holiday season with this pretty painted Christmas planter.

Wood Edging Halloween Craft

Wood Edging Halloween Craft

This fun Halloween craft is easy when you use staggered log lawn edging as the base.

Painted Garden Apron Craft

Painted Garden Apron Craft

This painted garden apron craft makes a great gift for your favorite gardener.

DIY Seed Packets Craft

DIY Seed Packets Craft

Paint pretty DIY seed packets to share with friends and family this fall.

Cowbell Clay Pot Craft

Cowbell Clay Pot Craft

Add a country touch to your home or garden with this clay pot craft!

Willow DIY Drying Rack

Willow DIY Drying Rack

Turn flexible willow branches into a simple DIY drying rack to preserve and display flowers from your garden.

How to Protect your Garden

Winter Wildlife: How to Protect your Garden

Wondering how to protect your garden and yard during the winter months? Follow these simple steps to keep the critters away.

Thanks so much for the Kris Moose pattern. He’s adorable! I made mine with a bow, moving eyes and nostrils made with black permanent marker, then topped it off with a bit of Christmas greenery.  —Joan Nesmith, Williams, Minnesota

Idea Gallery: Kris Moose Ornament

This reader’s version of Country Woman’s “Kris Moose” ornament adds whimsy to her tree.

Archway leading to garden.

Outdoor Decor

Create beautiful yet budget-friendly garden and outdoor spaces to entertain or unwind.

Antique doll carriage front view

What’s it Worth: Doll Carriage

Baby dolls rode in high style in vintage toy carriages like this one. Our antiques expert helps a reader determine what her carriage is worth today.