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4 Easy Ways to Revive A Brown Lawn

Has your lawn turned from a plush green to a patchy brown? The hot summer temperatures are probably to blame. Around here, it often gets into the 90s or even 100s during the summer, and the grass just can’t take

Posted in Lawn Care

6 Home Maintenance Tasks to Tackle This Summer

Summer is the perfect excuse to spend more time in the sun, but the nice weather isn’t the only reason to get outdoors. Take advantage of sunny days by getting some important home maintenance tasks done. With a few jobs

Posted in Backyard

7 Easy Home Improvement Projects to Try This Weekend

When you’re a homeowner, your to-do list can feel like it’s never-ending. The thought of starting another home improvement project can seem overwhelming, but you don’t have to take on the biggest tasks all at once to feel like you’re

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The Incredible Health Benefits of Summer Vegetables

With growing season in full swing, I’m seeing more and more fresh veggies erupting from my garden. From tomatoes and zucchini to eggplant and arugula, there’s no better time to begin harvesting fresh produce than when it’s at its peak

Posted in Gardening

7 Easy Ways to Cut Your Electric Bill This Summer

Summer means beach time, barbecues, and lazy afternoons in the sun, but it also means a surge in energy use. The more the temperature rises in our homes, the more we are forced to spend to keep our houses cool

Posted in Backyard

6 Easy Annuals That Will Bloom All Summer Long

One of my favorite parts of summer is the colorful blooms. As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, flowers emerge from the ground, bringing a burst of bold color to your yard and garden. Heat-tolerant annuals can

Posted in Gardening

5 Essential Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Homeowners

Summer’s here, which means it’s time for warmer weather and fun in the pool. However, swimming does have risks: Did you know that around 5,000 children under the age of 14 are hospitalized each year due to drowning-related incidents? To

Posted in Backyard

16 Great Gardening Quotes to Inspire You

Some of my fondest memories as a child are of digging in the garden. What makes gardening so special is the many benefits that planting offers. The time and effort that you put into gardening is given back to you

Posted in Gardening

A Step-By-Step Guide to Home Composting

Instead of discarding your food scraps and yard debris, why not put them to good use? Recycling organic material such as vegetable scraps and fallen leaves is an effective way to help plants grow while reducing waste. Known as composting,

Posted in Landscaping

6 Ways to Practice Sun Safety in Your Backyard

Warmer weather means spending more time under the sun’s rays. At this time of year, it’s especially important to keep yourself and your family safe by practicing proper sun protection. The sun’s ultraviolet rays have the power to damage your

Posted in Backyard

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