My husband and I take our flower planting tradition quite seriously each year. On the first day of Spring, we spend a fortune on colorful flowers and pray for weeks of warm (no-frost) weather! Here’s how to find the best day to plant Spring flowers where you live — so you’re guaranteed that frost won’t damage your plants.
So, it's finally starting to warm up and Spring is just around the corner. Here, homeowners are sharing their favorite Spring planting tips, clever ways to Spring clean the inside (and outside) of your house, plus the best ways to declutter... and get organized! We've even got some great tips for hosting a Spring yard sale for all those things you've decided to purge from your home.
Should you have your garage sale in the spring, summer, winter, or fall? Which months are best for yard sales? Which days are best? What’s the best time to have a garage sale? The answers to these questions depend on where you live. Here’s the scoop…
Gutter covers keep gutters from clogging with leaves, water, and debris. But not everyone agrees that gutter guards are worth the cost, time & effort to install. Wondering what are the best gutter guards? Here are the pros & cons of the 5 types of gutter guards, and gutter guard reviews for each of the companies that manufacture them.
See how easy it is for one person to assemble and hang the Sorbus hammock swing chair. Once you try a hanging daybed swing, you’ll want one for inside too! Here’s my review, photos, video, and tips for hanging and using this tree hammock swing.
My toddler son and I love to spend time outside. I decided to make a saucer swing from a small trampoline. Here’s my DIY tree swing tutorial… with lots of photos! (Bonus: This nest swing is portable — you can take it down and set it up on any tree… anywhere!)
I’ve been gardening for years and couldn’t survive without these 7 handy garden tools. Here’s what they are & what they cost. Info every beginning gardener needs!
Did you know that every state celebrates Arbor Day on a different day each year? In honor of Spring – and Arbor Day – here’s how you can get 10 trees for $10 — shipped for free to your door! You even get to pick the exact trees you want, based on the trees that will thrive in your area.
If you’re thinking of getting gutter guards, here are 8 reasons why you should consider micro mesh gutter guards. I spoke with Alex Higgenbotham, inventor of the gutter guard micromesh technology that’s used in Mastershield gutter guards and Leaf Filter gutter guards.
If you’re tired of climbing a ladder to clean gutters, here are a variety of other tools and products that will make cleaning your gutters easier than ever before!
Do you know which plant zone you live in? Did you know they recently changed the plant zone hardiness maps? So you may not be in the same plant zone you thought you were in!
Here you’ll find the best day to move, the best month to move, as well as the worst times to move. To make the moving process easier AND less expensive, consider these tips when choosing your actual moving day.
Originating in China, the Bradford Pear — a variation of the Callery Pear tree — has lost favor with many gardeners. Check out these many reasons to reconsider planting a Bradford Pear tree on your property. Plus, tips for pruning Bradford Pear trees if you do.
A yard sale is a great way to bring in some extra money… fast! Plus, it’s a great way to get rid of items that you don’t want or can’t use anymore. You never know when your junk may be someone else’s treasure. Here are 20 awesome tips for hosting a successful yard sale
Here are our best garage & yard sale tips to help you find the best bargains at rock-bottom prices! Included are: the best free online yard sale map sites to help you plan your route, tips for finding the lowest prices on the best items, and how to haggle.
Following are some tips to guide you through your spring gardening chores and save yourself a lot of work later in the season.
Here are a few tips from a professional housecleaner to help you deep clean your home. Doing all of these things will give your home a thorough deep cleaning and get it in the proper condition for selling, moving in, or moving out.
As a professional house cleaner, I’ve whittled my best speed cleaning tips down to 7. Hopefully, these tips will help you get your cleaning chores done quickly, while still doing a good job.
I generally take about 2 months to leisurely put together everything I want to sell in my next yard sale. During this time, I’m also doing a bit of spring cleaning while purging all items we no longer wear or use. I tend to group items together by ‘theme’ and I start pricing items and printing out my signs at this point too. Here are some beginner tips for having a garage sale…
See how you can get 2 free tree seedlings, plus some highlights from my personal experience of replanting trees. We live in Tennessee, and the trees I mention here are: Japanese Red Maple tree, Oriental Totem Pole, and Pecan Trees. Great pictures and tips here…