How to Safely Remove Ticks
There's a right way to remove a tick. (Hint: It doesn't involve any matches.)
How to Make a Kids’ Car Wash Sprinkler
Impress your kids with a sprinkler car wash that they can run or ride through. All it takes is an...
What Exactly Is a Bioswale?
You've likely already seen these planted ditches on the side of the road. Here's how they work.
How to Make a Lemonade Stand
Growing up, I always dreamed of having a lemonade stand to feed my candy and baseball card habit. Here's how...
This Viral Video Shows You How to Edge Your Lawn with String
With this technique, a straight-edged lawn is just 15 minutes away!
Do You Know How to Tie These 5 Essential Knots?
Whether you're camping, sailing or puttering around the shop, knowing how to tie a few basic knots is a good...
30 Types of Weeds and How to ID Them
Meet the most common botanical interlopers you're likely to find in your garden or vegetable patch, and learn how to...
How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
How To Drain a Pool
If you live in a cold climate, you may need to partially drain your pool in the winter. Here's how...
How To Drain Gas From a Lawn Mower
When a lawn mower needs to be winterized, draining the gas is an important step. This detailed guide shows you...
Can You Really Fertilize Your Lawn with Beer?
Some say your lawn needs beer as much as you do after a long day of lawn care! Let's find...
Here’s a Simple Hack to Stop Invasive Plants from Taking Over Your Garden
Keep spreading plants from choking out the rest of your garden.
Greenhouses & Acreage
The projects and features in our greenhouse and acreage package are a modernized take on living on and with the...
Tips for Installing Artificial Turf Grass
Installing artificial turf grass is a lot like laying carpet. Artificial turf works best on a flat, compacted, well-draining substrate.
How to Build 4 Different Styles of Path Lights
Bollard posts are short, stout posts used around buildings or as roadway dividers. They resemble tree trunks, which are also...
How to Build Custom Composite Benches
Here's how to build maintenance-free seating out of framing lumber and composite decking.
How To Grow and Care for Lilac Bushes
What sweet-smelling harbinger of spring was introduced into American gardens in the 18th century, and is still popular in them...
Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Lawn Grass
Here are some attractive alternatives to a traditional grass lawn.
How To Use Grow Lights To Grow Healthy Plants Indoors
From choosing the right bulb to knowing how long to leave it on, here's how to keep you houseplants happy...
How to Winterize a Sprinkler System
Sprinkler systems need to have all the water blown out of them before the winter freeze. If you have an...
How to Take Care of Winter Weeds
Not everything goes dormant in the wintertime. Winter weeds are thriving and will wreak havoc in your garden. Be sure...
How to Easily Clean an Outdoor Rug
Your outdoor rug should be cleaned just like an indoor rug or carpet. Here’s how to do it.