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Fall Pruning and Your Yard

Tweet Autumn is the main pruning season for most shrubs. Chillier temperatures mean that winter is just around the corner, with the first snowflakes now falling across higher terrain and

Landscaping

Invigorate Your Yard With Fresh Landscaping

Tweet By Kevin Poon A common predicament The Norris’ had been sporting a “For Sale” sign in front of their house for six months. The house was in good shape,

Garden Plants

Growing Your Own Herb Garden

Tweet One day when my daughter brought home a basil plant she grew for me for Mother’s Day, only then did I start to think that I could grow my

Landscaping

Use Your Compost Pile All Year

Tweet Unlike your yard and garden, your compost pile doesn’t go to sleep for the winter. Or, at least it doesn’t have to. Certainly, frigid temperatures can slow down the

Garden Furniture

How & Where to Store Patio Furniture

Tweet Fall storage tips for your patio furniture. Finding Storage Your storage area can be most anywhere, provided that your patio furniture is protected from the elements and isn’t at

Landscaping

7 Lawn Mower Care Tips

Tweet As fall winds down, you’ll be making your last few passes across your lawn until next spring. Fallen leaves may now be a factor, which means you can either

Yard and Garden

How to Get Your Lawn & Garden Ready for Fall

Tweet With summer now behind us, fall is the perfect time of the year to prepare your lawn and garden for the cooler months ahead. This means taking some steps

Outdoor Structures

How to Prepare Your Shed for Winter

Tweet Avoid a winter collapse of your outdoor shed. Your shed doesn’t have to be prepared for winter, right? Think again. Structurally, your shed may seem okay, but there could

Garden Plants

DIY – Planting Trees

Tweet No need to hire a landscaper to truly transform your yard, why not try it yourself? Trees make your yard look its best and accent the rest of your

Outdoor Structures

How to Prepare Your Pool for Winter

Tweet Summer is over and pool winterizing remains. Colder temperatures signal seasonal change and if you own an outdoor in-ground swimming pool, you will soon need to winterize it. If

Garden Furniture

Outdoor Hammocks

Tweet Not only that but it is important to find one that works best for your yard as well. Here are a few top choices for hammocks. The Jumbo Hanging

Garden Maintenance

All About Grubs

Tweet A few years ago while I was watering our new sod in the front yard, I kept noticing certain areas of our lawn turning brown. At first I was

Decks-Patios-Porches

How to Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Space

Tweet Extend your home outdoors – your outdoor living space should just feel as if it were an extension of your home. Be sure to furnish it as if it

Garden Maintenance

The Art and Science of Composting

Tweet A simple way to improve your lawn and gardens. The visual appeal of your home is greatly enhanced when the yard portion of your property looks sharp, which also

Garden Plants

Why Native Plants are Best for Your Garden

Tweet Introducing Native Plants One trend in gardening worth considering is introducing native plants by gradually replacing foreign plants or supplementing those plants with new plants indigenous to your area.

Garden Maintenance

4 Summer Yard Care Tips

Tweet Get your rest, but not at the expense of your lawn. Enjoy your vacation and your slower pace of life, but keep an eye on your property or have

Garden Plants

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Yard

Tweet You can beautify your property on a budget. Yard projects can get expensive, even more so if you have to lay down sod, plant shrubbery or apply fertilizer. Watering

Yard and Garden

How to Construct a Bird-Friendly Yard

Tweet For less than $100 and for just a few hours of your time, you can create a bird-friendly environment. Certainly, you can invest more money if you want to

Decks-Patios-Porches

How to Pressure Clean Your Deck

Your deck provides months of outdoor living pleasure for you and your family, enabling you to entertain guests, spend time with your children or grandchildren and avoid the hassles of dealing with the lawn and bugs just to have access to the great outdoors.

Yard and Garden

7 Ways to Save at the Garden Center

Tweet If you’re planning a trip to the garden center this weekend, you may have resigned yourself to spending hundreds of dollars on fertilizer, seed, top soil, compost, flowers, plants