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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…

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Fall nights are the perfect time to fight the slight chill in the air by sitting around a cozy fire pit with friends and family. These top-rated fire pits on Amazon are sure to keep your backyard barbecues and parties warm and lively until winter.

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Highly nutritious avocados are a favorite summer fruit for good reason. Whether you crush one up to make guacamole, slice it for a sandwich, mash it on toast, or top a salad with it, avocado provides a burst of flavor and healthy fats. It’s also surprisingly easy to grow this fruit at home f…

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With cool fall and winter weather just around the corner, September is the perfect month to prepare your garden for falling temperatures. These simple garden tasks will help you wind down, prolong the life of flowers and vegetables and prevent problems from overwintering.

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Keeping your lawn full and green during dry summer months can be a challenge. If you find yourself green with envy over your neighbor’s lawn, try these lawncare tips and give your yard some much needed TLC.