Landscaping Hack: Fast Route to the Roots
Grab a transmission funnel to get fertilizer right to the roots
Here’s How to Avoid Poison Ivy All Summer Long
Poison ivy doesn’t always look the same…can you tell the difference?
Pipe Insulation Hack for Your Rake
If you’ve got a lot of raking to do, tape 3/4-in. pipe insulation over the rake handle to protect your...
Why You Need This Small Riding Lawn Mower
If you live in suburbia and you’re thinking of buying a riding lawn mower, here’s something to consider.
Reader Project: Floating Feeder for Feathered Friends
"We like to watch birds and have had bird feeders for years. However, the birds are pigs and dump bird...
20 Cheap Landscaping Fixes That Look Expensive
Fake it until you make it with these cheap landscaping fixes that look expensive.
The 20 Ways You’re Doing the Wrong Thing for Your Lawn
Maintain your lawn by learning how to avoid common mistakes.
11 Landscaping Hacks That Will Save You Time
Looking for ways to save time and get rid of nagging landscape problems this summer? This collection of landscaping and...
Repurpose Ducting for Containing Hostas
Control your hosta growth with this simple gardening trick using only galvanized duct.
12 Ways Landscaping Can Enhance Curb Appeal
Real estate professionals talk about curb appeal a lot. It's what makes a house attractive and inviting. Here are 12...
How to Reuse an Old Clothes Hamper Outdoors
Leaf bags have an irritating tendency to close and collapse, making them difficult to fill.
Handy Soil Sifter
A large plastic milk-crate storage container with a gridwork bottom makes a great soil sifter.
Here’s Why You Need to Leave Grass Clippings On The Lawn
Gathering up those grass clippings has always been an integral part of the lawn care routine. But after looking at...
Old-Fashioned Weed Whacker
Get rid of dandelions and other weeds— roots and all—by whacking and grabbing the weed with the straight claw of...
How to Make a Posthole Gauge
Digging a posthole requires you to con- stantly stop and remove the digger to measure the depth of the hole....
14 Cheap Landscaping Updates that Make a Splash
Revamp your landscape (and impress your neighbors) with these inexpensive updates.
Power Leaf Mulcher
Here’s an easy way to break down dry leaves and grass for mulch or to pack into your compost bin....
Why You Should Consider Creating a Garden Bed Edging
Garden beds can be fun to plant and tend, but as soon as unwanted plants invade, the battle begins. Your...
12 Bizarre Things Homeowners Have Found in Their Backyards
If you thought it was cool to find a few quarters in your yard, just wait until you hear what...