What to Know About Artificial Grass
Have you considered installing artificial grass instead of the real thing? Here's what you should know about this convenient, controversial...
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...
What’s the Difference Between Ice Melt and Rock Salt?
If you live in area where winter means lots of slippery ice, learning when and how to use ice melt...
How to Protect Shrubs From Heavy Snow
Extend the life and general appearance of your shrubs over the winter time with this simple tip.
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 a Pool of Any Kind
It's important to winterize your pool for the colder months, especially if temperatures in your area drop near or below...
10 Perennials You Should Cut Back Every Fall (And 5 to Let Be)
Winterizing your garden includes trimming back some perennials and leaving others until spring. Our experts tell you what to do...
15 Trees You Should Never Grow in Your Yard
Trees can add beauty and value to a home landscape — if you plant the right species and find the...
What Is Tree Wrap and How Do I Use It?
Discover how tree wrap can protect your vulnerable trees from winter's harsh conditions.
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.
Landscaping With Windbreaks Can Save Energy AND Money
This is how your trees and shrubs outside can keep your house warmer inside.
Above-Ground vs. In-Ground Pools
Ready to say 'yes' to a pool? From costs, convenience, longevity and maintenance, learn the differences between an above ground...
50 Crucial Fall Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Forget
You'll definitely regret skipping over any of these important home maintenance tasks this fall.
20 Home Maintenance Tasks to Always Do in Fall
Prevent future headaches by doing these projects in the fall, before it gets too cold.
Hot Tub Safety Tips for the Whole Family
Here's how to keep adults, kids and pets safe in and around a hot tub.
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...
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.
Will Grass Spread and Cover the Bare Spots in My Lawn?
A lush lawn can still be prone to bare spots. We take a look at the causes, how to repair...
How to Plant a Maple Tree
Fall is the perfect time of year to plant your new maple tree — or any tree, for that matter!
How to Choose a Bird Feeder
Choosing or building the right bird feeders and seed types will help you attract more wild birds to your backyard.
19 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn
Whether you’re a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a barefoot-worthy lawn with these tips.
How To Get Rid of Crabgrass
Need to defend your turf from crabgrass? Follow these tips and learn how to kill crabgrass and be one step...
Moss Grass: Grow It or Get Rid of It?
Depending on your outlook, moss grass is either a worthy alternative to turf grass or a nuisance. Here's how to...
How to Keep Your Garden Alive When You Go on Vacation
Keep your garden and potted plants looking fresh and alive when you're headed out of town for some rest and...
Pet Hazards In Your Yard (and How to Fix Them)
It's wonderful to see a beloved pet playing and enjoying the space of a backyard or other outdoor space. But...
7 Things You Need to Know Before Planting a Tree
Planting a tree is a wonderful investment for your property. Follow this checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything...