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How to Keep Cats Out of Plants

How do you keep cats out of plants? Try these expert-recommended tips to protect your indoor potted plants from curious paws.

7 Tick Repellents That Work (Plus 2 That Might Not)

Ticks are most active during warmer months and can carry debilitating diseases, so it's important to protect yourself before you...


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Is Mulch Safe for Dogs to Eat?

Mulch can tidy up a garden bed, prevent weeds and help retain moisture. But is it safe for your dog?


12 Houseplants You’ll Regret

The selection of houseplants today is almost as impressive as the many benefits of having them in your home. Some...


25 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (That Much)

From hairless to wire-haired to water-repellent, here are the top 25 dogs that won't leave fur all over your furniture...

Here’s Why Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!


10 Plants That Are Toxic for Your Pet

Plants add color, texture and beauty to your home and yard, but some of those plants are toxic for your...

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How to Sharpen Garden Tools

After a couple years of service, it's common for your favorite garden tools like garden cutters start losing their edge...


10 Nontoxic Houseplants That are Safe for Your Pets

If you're eager to fill your rooms with houseplants but don't want to risk harming your pets, check out these...


10 Earth Friendly Lawn Care Products to Buy

Grow and maintain a beautiful lawn without harming humans, pets or the environment.