Three Ways to Build a Campfire
Here's how to light a roaring campfire on the first try, then put it out when you're done.
5 Lessons We Learned While Building a Deck
When you build a deck from the ground up, you're going to learn some things. Here are some of the...
Building a Deck: What’s Involved
A quality deck starts with a sturdy, well-built frame. These are some of the key things to keep in mind...
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....
Discover the Truth About Common Hummingbird Myths
Should you add red dye to hummingbird feeders? Find out as we separate hummingbird myths from hummingbird facts.
Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment
Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...
What Regions and Zones are Best for Growing Hostas?
Hostas can grow in a wide range of U.S. regions and zones. Here are the areas where they absolutely thrive.
If You See a Dryer Sheet in Your Mailbox, This Is What It Means
There's actually a really good reason for it...
10 Best Plants for Hydroponic Gardens
How does your garden grow? To its max potential, if you choose the easiest and best plants for hydroponics.
How to Keep Deer and Other Pests Away from Your Hostas
Deer, rabbits and other animals love hostas just as much as gardeners. Here are some easy ways to keep these...
10 Azalea Flower Bed Tips and Ideas
Azaleas are the star attraction in many gardens and yards. Learn how to make the most of yours with these...
Tips for Deck Repair and Maintenance
Here are our tips to give your deck a face-lift, not a teardown.
10 Ways to Landscape Without Planting Something
Don't have a green thumb? Here are some great landscaping options that don't require planting.
10 Dos and Don’ts of Hydroponic Gardens
Just getting started with a hydroponic garden? Here are some basic rules of thumb to keep your system working properly...
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
When Should I Fertilize My Lawn?
The more you know, the more your grass will grow. Here are the best ways to maximize your lawn fertilization...
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value
These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...
13 Rules of Etiquette All Good Neighbors Need to Follow
Because civilization is built on neighbors being civilized to each other.
14 Things Your Neighbors Will Never Tell You
Even if you consider your neighbors your friends, there are some things they will simply never tell you. These 14...
Lawn-Cutting Do’s and Don’ts to Avoid Grass Damage
There are definite do's and don'ts when it comes to how to cut grass. Follow these 10 expert mowing tips...
12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...
50 Small Fall Home Projects to Do Over the Weekend
Knock out these must-do fall home projects in just a couple of days and enjoy care-free living all winter long.
Pool Noodle Hacks That Will Improve Your Life
Those colorful foam pool toys come in handy all around the house, garage and yard. And with a little ingenuity,...
Outdoor Christmas Lighting Ideas and Tips
This year, elevate your house to "oooh and ahhh" status with the best outdoor Christmas lights.
Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...
Stay Warm With an Outdoor Heated Blanket
Don't squirrel yourself away until spring. Spend a lot more time outside this winter by wrapping yourself in a toasty...
Plant Propagation: How to Multiply Your Plants for Free
Save money and get more plants for free! Follow these plant propagation steps and learn how to make plant cuttings.
Should I Buy a Snow Blower or Hire a Snow Removal Service?
Deciding between buying a snow blower or hiring a snow removal service? Consider the pros and cons so you can...
Turn Your Fall Leaves into Free Mulch and Compost
Use fall leaves to improve soil, make free mulch and expand your garden beds.
8 Types of Christmas Trees You Can Grow
How lovely are thy branches! Learn about the most common types of Christmas trees in America, and where and how...