Gardening Tips

Harvesting a Healthier Garden

Spring is here at last! Most of us can't wait to shake off the winter blues, to get out into the sunshine, walk the dog, play catch with the kids or just take a stroll in the park.
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Landscaping Tips

Create a Tranquil Feature With a Koi Pond

Dig a hole, fill it with water and watch your koi grow. That's the secret to your koi pond, right?
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Maintenance

Install a Pool Now for Summer Fun

Pool retailers generally can install a pool any time of the year. However, the early spring season just may be the ideal time if you've decided to enhance a yard with an above-ground or inground pool.

The spring season means the ground is likely thawed and it will be reasonably comfortable for workers (or yourself) to set up the pool. A spring starting point also means that your pool and surrounding patios/landscaping will be completed before the peak swimming season. Also, you will have the entire season to enjoy your new pool.
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Maintain a Healthy Lawn Throughout the Summer Swoon

For homeowners, proper lawn care can pay numerous dividends. A lush green lawn can be fun to sculpt, affording homeowners the chance to get outside and soak up some sun. And that lawn also adds to the property value.
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Going Green

Recycled Soda Bottles Stop Weeds and Save Money

The popular conservation mantra Reduce, Re-Use, and Recycle finds root in your grandmother's sage advice -- "Waste not. Want not."

In the early 20th century, conservation and waste minimization were not social movements. They were necessities. Ten years into the 21st century, the wisdom and benefit of conservation is back in the forefront of American thought.
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