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With February coming to an end, spring is just around the corner—but unless you’re lucky enough to live in a warmer climate, you probably aren’t spending a lot of time outside just yet. If you want to start enjoying your deck or patio a little earlier this year, try this striking patio heate…

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If you’re looking for a houseplant that thrives in less sunny rooms but is striking enough to start a conversation every time someone new comes over, the fast-growing Stromanthe sanguinea—also known as triostar or tricolor prayer plant—should be the next plant you buy.

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The dreaded combination of precipitation and freezing winter temperatures leads to one dangerous thing—icy pavement. But keeping your pavement salted can prevent injuries from slip-and-falls. Unfortunately, it’s on winter chore no one wants to take on, but the right ice melt spreader can mak…

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Snowy weather and icy sidewalks can lead to slip and falls, but pet lovers may be hesitant to spread ice melt for fear of hurting their pup’s paws. Rock salt, the most commonly used ice melt, can get lodged between your dog’s paw pads and can heat up to 170 degrees—ouch! Rock salt is also a …

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Hanging feeders are a great way to attract colorful birds to your yard throughout the year, but they can also attract some unwanted wildlife. Unless you enjoy squirrel watching as much as bird watching, you probably want to keep squirrels out of your bird feeders. This smartly designed feede…

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With the end of fall approaching, you’ve probably already unpacked your leaf blower from storage and are nearing the time of year when you would put it away again. But clearing leaves isn’t the only thing your leaf blower is great for. These clever uses for your leaf blower will make it an i…

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Window box displays are a beautiful way to add a pop of color to the front of your home, up your curb appeal, and give you something pretty to look at when you glance out the window. But not all plants thrive in the confined space a window box provides. Use these plants to create the best wi…

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Fall might be the most beautiful season of the year, but there’s nothing beautiful about constantly hand raking leaves to keep your yard clear and healthy. A great leaf blower can cut hours off your weekly lawn maintenance list, but a not so great leaf blower can do little more than annoy yo…