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Garden Club

Get your garden growing with these simple tips, inspiration, and party how-tos.

Fall for this: tips on fertilizing your lawn in autumn, so you can enjoy lush, green, glorious grass next spring. This infographic explains how to read those numbers on the fertilizer bag, too!

Tips for Fall Fertilization | Garden Club

Every spring, homeowners hope for beautiful grass that will rival that of the local golf course. If you’re willing to put in a weekend’s worth of hard work in the fall, you’ll see beautiful results in the spring.

Prepare Your Lawn for the Fall | Garden Club

If you had a bumpercrop of veggies in your garden, don't let a single tomato go to waste. Learn how to can your own vegetables so that you can enjoy your home-grown treats year-round.

A Basic Canning How-To Guide | Garden Club

Create a creative indoor vertical garden using just a few tin buckets and pretty succulents. || @Michelle @ Ten June

Ten June: My Love Buckets

Pretty up the porch for autumn with tubs of cheerful pansies. Blogger Lucy Mercer (@Lucy Mercer) lets her daughters embellish them with paint.

A Cook and Her Books: Pansies and violas on the porch

We love this nifty DIY grow box. The flourescent grow light will help the plant flourish indoors.

Build a Plant Grow Box | Garden Club

It just takes a few simple steps to give your front yard a makeover. Molly and Savannah from Classy Clutter show you how to kick up your curb appeal.

5 DIY Steps to Amazing Curb Appeal - The Home Depot

What a great idea for a wedding favor--or any party favor. Blogger Carrie filled small vials (like test tubes) with wildflower seeds for her guests to take home and plant. You can find seed mixes blended just for your region. || @Carrie Waller of Dream Green DIY

Our DIY Wedding

When football season starts and cooler temperatures arrive, it's time to plant bulbs for spring. Dig and store tender bulbs, too, before a freeze turns them to mush. Click on to learn how.

Plant and Store Bulbs for Fall | Garden Club

Now, where did you leave your trusty trowel? Next time, stick your garden hand tools in a container filled with sand and a little motor oil. It helps scrape off the dirt, prevents rusting, and keeps them at hand.

Martha Stewart | Garden Club

Used as mulch, decorative stone helps retain soil moisture, blocks weed growth and enhances drainage. Stones also make good walkways because they provide excellent erosion control. Before you buy landscape stone take a quick read of The Home Depot's Decorative Stone Buying Guide so you'll know you're getting the right kind of stone for your project.

How To Select Decorative Stones? at The Home Depot

There's a cooler hiding inside this bright, DIY rolling ottoman--it's perfect for keeping cold drinks at hand when you're entertaining on your patio or working outside in your garden. Find out how to make it when you click through; it's designed by blogger Mandy @Fabric Paper Glue.

Patio Side Tables

Butterflies love cosmos and other wildflowers, and gardeners love butterflies. Invite these winged beauties to visit when you scatter wildflower seeds in your yard or garden spot. For best results, choose a mix blended especially for your region (not all will contain cosmos seeds). Click through to find a butterfly-magnet-mix for your area.

It's a wrap. Martha Stewart shows you how to use 1/4" thick rope (sisal, jute, hemp, or natural manila) to make an attractive cachepot for your favorite plant. Grab a glue gun and click through for the how-to.

Martha Stewart | Garden Club

Splish splash--give fruits and veggies a bath! Build this DIY outdoor sink, and you'll have a spot to wash the dirt off your hands as well as your freshly harvested foods. Click through for details from @Bonnie Plants.

How to Build an Outdoor Sink - Bonnie Plants

With just a little elbow grease and a quick trip to The Home Depot, you'll be able to create three unique backyard water games for your kids to enjoy when the weather is warm.

Garden party! Light up your summer nights for a backyard soiree or a family dinner. Blogger Robin of All Things Heart And Home set up a DIY outdoor lighting system--you can, too. Just click through for details.

DIY Landscape Lighting - The Home Depot

Liz and Doug of Hoosier Homemade say they designed their DIY stone walkway to be economical, low-maintenance, durable and to improve the look of their yard. Their tutorial will show you how you can build a path like this in your own yard. || @Hoosier Homemade

How to Install a Stone Walkway

We love low-tech garden gear. This Waterfall Rain Gauge attaches to a deck or fence, making it easy to keep up with your local rainfall amount. A floating red marker and big digits are easy to see. No batteries and no wires means no worries!

Waterfall Rain Gauge-705-109 at The Home Depot

Using just a few supplies from your local Home Depot, build a fun backyard activity perfect for football-watching parties.

DIY Ring Toss Game Made from Copper Pipe - The Home Depot

Ugh! What happened to these tomatoes? Our good friends at Bonnie Plants reply: They have blossom end rot. It often happens when tomatoes are under stress from too little or irregular watering. If your 'maters are looking like this, click through to find out what to do. || @Bonnie Plants

Tomato Quirks - Bonnie Plants