How to Care for Your Lawn in the Winter
Cold temperatures leave many homeowners at a loss for ways to keep their grass green and healthy. Here are some winter lawn care tips to keep your yard in top shape for spring.
Most of us are familiar with the Adirondack chair and its quintessential summer charm. Here’s a brief history of the design that became an iconic image of coastal landscapes across the US.
With the right climate, bamboo can grow in nearly any type of fertile, well-drained soil. Learn how to grow this versatile evergreen and how to care for it throughout the year.
Investing in plants that repel mosquitoes is an alternative to chemical bug sprays and a natural way to keep your lawn, garden, and home bug-free. Here are 17 plants that repel mosquitoes both indoors and out.
Do you want to change up the look of your garden while still maintaining weed growth? Here are seven alternatives to traditional mulch that prevent weed growth and add nutrients to your soil.
Fast-growing trees are a great landscaping addition, providing shade and privacy to your yard while increasing your property value. Here are eight of our favorites.
Creeping Charlie is a pesky, invasive plant capable of wreaking havoc on grass and gardens when if takes over a lawn. We explore chemical and natural methods of getting rid of this garden irritant.
Fertilizing your lawn once or twice a year yields a healthy, verdant, and thriving yard. Learn how and when to fertilize your lawn—and how to pick a fertilizer.
Tree trimming is an annual home maintenance project that keeps your trees healthy and safe. Learn the best time to trim your trees and how to keep them looking great.
If you’re interested in beekeeping, harvesting honey, and increasing the number of pollinators in your garden, our guide to urban beekeeping is the best place to start.
Learn everything you need to know about pre-emergent herbicide: how it works, what to buy, and how and when to apply.
Learn how to properly care for your lawn in the spring with these helpful tips and tricks, from weeding and dethatching to aeration and watering.
If you find crabgrass popping up among your Bahia, Bermuda, and Bluegrass, here are two ways to treat the problem and reclaim your lawn.
A quick and simple recipe for powerful, all-natural weed killer than can be made with household materials.
Adapt your yard to the changing seasons. Prepare for cold weather and the following spring now as the weather cools. Here’s how to care for your lawn in the fall.
Create your own black gold in the garden with a compost pile using natural, organic ingredients.
Some plants do better with less than four hours of sun exposure per day. Try these 7 shade-thriving plants to build a lovely low-light garden.
A backyard bonfire is the perfect complement to a cookout, s’mores, or just drinks. Learn how to build a backyard bonfire safely and easily.
When watering, mowing, and edging are not enough to keep your lawn healthy, using a lawn aerator can inject new life into tired and worn grass.
From natural methods to chemical treatments, here are eight methods for repelling snakes in your lawn and garden.
Learning how to make hummingbird food is quick and inexpensive. We've provided a few tips that will encourage hummingbirds to visit your property.
Dyson sticks have powerful suction, multiple accessories, and sleek designs, making them top contenders in the vacuum market. We reviewed and compared the Dyson V7 Motorhead and the Dyson V8 Absolute to help you make the best choice for your cleaning needs.
Extension ladders for home use are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. We have reviewed several and analyzed user feedback to pick our favorite ladders on the market.