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Tips On How To Stake a Tree

If you want your tree to grow big and strong, staking is a necessary practice that can provide tremendous benefits. Learn how to do it like a pro.

How to Turn an Empty Milk Jug Into a Watering Can

Can't find your watering can? Don't make your plants wait until you can buy a new one at the gardening...


13 Before and After Backyard Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend

Have a bland backyard and a free weekend? We'll show you how to update your outdoor space for fun and...


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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....


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What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...

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Tips for Growing and Caring for Hydrangeas

With their big, bold blooms and an appreciation for afternoon shade, hydrangeas are a well-loved showstopper. Here's how to care...


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How to Plant and Grow a Magnolia Tree

Magnolia trees feature spectacular spring flowers, beautiful leaves and are easy to care for. See if one of the 200...

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How To Plant and Grow a River Birch Tree

The river birch tree supplies excellent summer shade, beautiful foliage spring through fall and a stunning winter display. Here's how...


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How to Plant and Grow a Tulip Tree

Tulip trees offer year-round shade, beautiful flowers and stunning fall foliage. Consider growing this ornamental tree if it thrives in...


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Japanese Maple Tree Care: Planting and Growing Tips

The Japanese maple tree boasts year-round beauty with a wide range of colors. Considering adding one of these trees to...


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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...

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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...


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How to Create the Ultimate Hummingbird Habitat in Your Backyard

The key to the tiny flier’s heart is through its stomach. Make your backyard a sugar-water hot spot with these...


Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.


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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


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When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.

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Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.


Get Rid of Clover and Other Yard Nuisances With These 10 Tips

Mowing over clover may seem like a quick fix, but it always grows back. The following tips will show you...


12 Backyard Swings Everyone Will Enjoy

Whether for relaxation or fun, a backyard or porch swing can create lasting memories. Here are 12 options to consider.


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10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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How to Achieve Better Yard Drainage

Soggy yard? Here are your options.


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How to Protect Shrubs From Heavy Snow

Extend the life and general appearance of your shrubs over the winter time with this simple tip.


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Turn Your Fall Leaves into Free Mulch and Compost

Use fall leaves to improve soil, make free mulch and expand your garden beds.


How To Winterize All Types of Pools

It's important to winterize your pool for the colder months, especially if temperatures in your area drop near or below...

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How to Use a Leaf Blower

Clean up your yard safely and efficiently. Read on to learn how.


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Protect Your Plants from Frost During a Cold Snap

Don't leave your plants out in the cold by leaving them unprotected as frost approaches.


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Hot Tub Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Here's how to keep adults, kids and pets safe in and around a hot tub.


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How to Get Rid of an Old Hot Tub

Once you decide to remove your hot tub, you need to know your options. Check out these ideas for trashing,...


My Neighbor’s Tree Has Grown into My Yard — What Now?

Experts are often asked, "What should I do when my neighbor's tree has grown into my yard?" Learn how to...


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Therapeutic vs. Recreational Hot Tub: What’s the Difference?

Learn the key differences between recreational and therapeutic hot tubs and how to know which one is right for you.