Outdoors & Gardening

How to Attract Goldfinches and Hummingbirds to Your Garden

My kitchen has a large, south-facing window that looks out into our yard. Three years ago, I removed some overgrown shrubs and...

How to Build a Butterfly Garden in 5 Steps

Adding a butterfly garden to your yard will not only add bright colours it will be a point of beauty that you...

Safety 10 Tips When Using The Riding Lawn Mower

The gardens have become one of the living areas where many people relax, grow their crops, and can easily do their hobbies....

5 Things You Need to Do to Your Lawnmower

Well, it's that time of year again -- it's time to mow the grass. While it's probably not your favorite thing to...

Five Steps and a Weekend to the Perfect Backyard Pergola

"Pergola" might sound like a weird word, but it's a simple, yet striking outdoor feature that's great for creating a tucked-away space...

How to Remove Bumps and Dips in Your Lawn

When dips, bumps and valleys present themselves in your lawn, you may want to remove them. Many people simply add dirt or...

Building a Deck? Consider Redwood

Big or small, wide or tall: a redwood deck can be a luxurious addition to your home. It's not only a beautiful...

Medicinal Trees: Discover the Beneficial Properties

There are many trees with medicinal properties and these medicinal trees have been used since the beginning of time to heal us,...

How to Transplant a Rose Bush

Like pruning, transplanting roses is a task best done in late winter or early spring. You'll want to be able to dig...

Coleus Plant: The Ultimate Guide to Growing Coleus

The coleus plant is one of the best plants to grow indoors or outdoors because of its beautiful and vibrant look. The...

How to Set Fence Posts in Concrete

Learning how to set fence posts is the first step in building a sturdy fence that will stand for many years. While...

How to Fix a Cracked Slate Walkway

Slate walkways are a beautiful alternative traditional concrete paths. However weather and accidents can both cause damage over time, creating a slate...

Vintage Shutter Garden Trellis Craft

You can easily make this Vintage Shutter Garden Trellis for an outdoor garden, a container garden, and even a patio garden! This...

How to Remove Climbing Vines from Stucco

Climbing vines such as ivy and honeysuckle often grow on the exterior of buildings. While many homeowners like the appearance of these...

How to Use a Compost Tumbler

Correctly using a composting tumbler will ensure high-quality compost in a short amount of time. In addition to a composting tumbler, you...

Many Ways to Make Compost for a Garden

There are many ways to make compost for a garden, yard or indoor plants. The best composting method will depend on the...

5 Surprising Things that Shouldn’t Be Composted

Composting is a great way to recycle food scraps and other biodegradable materials, but some items aren't necessarily suited to your compost...

How to Make a Worm Composting Box for Vermicomposting

While many serious vermicomposters prefer using custom-made wood vermicomposting bins, gardeners who are trying worm composting for the first time may prefer...

How to Make Outdoor Stairs Non-Slip

Painted steps can be slippery in the rain. Avoid spills by adding some slip-resistant stripes to any set of outdoor steps using...

How to Grow Purple Aster for Fall Flowers

Wild purple asters line roadsides and ditches across rural America. These hardy perennials bloom profusely in late summer or early fall creating...