• BBQ Cleaning Tips

    BBQ Cleaning Tips

    Twice a year it’s a good idea to do a deep cleaning of your BBQ – once before you put it away for the winter and then when you first pull it out in spring. Of course, if you live

  • Container Gardening in the Shade

    Container Gardening In the Shade

    Perhaps when you were landscaping your yard you wanted to create a lot of shade to offset hot summer days. Now that your trees are mature and providing that much-needed shade, you might not know what your options are for

  • Deck Privacy Ideas

    Deck Privacy Ideas

    If you have a nice deck, chances are you’ve pretty much converted it into a second living area – a place where you and your family and friends can gather and have a good time. In the warm months, you’ve

  • How to Hang a Porch Swing

    How to Hang a Porch Swing

    Adding a porch swing to your home adds charm, comfort, and style. Porch swings come in a variety of different styles, from wood porch swings to wicker porch swings, so you should be able to find one that will match

  • How to Grow Tomatoes

    How to Grow Tomatoes

    One of the great benefits of having your own garden is having fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables to enjoy whenever you want. Growing techniques will differ depending on what food you’re growing as well as where you live. We’ve put

  • How to Clean a Garden Fountain

    Tips for Year-Round Outdoor Fountain Maintenance

    A beautiful outdoor fountain can make a great focal piece for any garden or patio. Through proper care and good cleaning, your garden fountain can run smoothly through the test of time. There are several types of outdoor fountains to

  • Passion Flowers

    What are Passion Flowers?

    Passion flowers have been known to attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. One variety, the Stinking Passion Flower, uses a sticky fluid to attract and digest small insects like gnats. The passion flower is an aggressive vine plant with powerfully beautiful

  • Deck Cleaning

    Deck Cleaning Tips

    One of the toughest things about deck cleaning is figuring out which weekend to do it. You don’t want it too hot or too cold, so you should have your supplies ready for when the weather cooperates. Spring is a

  • Helpful Hints on How to Clean & Organize a Kitchen

    Helpful Hints on How to Clean & Organize a Kitchen

    The first thing you need to remember when it comes to spring cleaning is that you’re probably not going to get all of your spring cleaning done in one weekend – or two for that matter. It will be far

  • How to Measure for Drapes

    How to Measure for Drapes

    Through their admittance of light and decoration, windows can create an entire mood and add a sense of unity to the interior decorating theme of your home. Window blinds and drapes for windows can make your home feel more comfortable,