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Outdoor Light Fixture Repair: Tips and How-tos

As autumn days grow shorter, homeowners depend on their outdoor lighting for increased safety after dark. Furthermore, attractive outdoor lighting creates a warm welcome when family and friends drop by. Here we’ll cover outdoor light fixture repair and how you can freshen up your outdoor lighting fixtures! How do I clean the glass in my outdoor light fixture? When it comes to light fixtures, they’re unfortunately bound to get dirty. Dirt, dust, bug debris, spider […]

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5 Gallery Wall Ideas to Style Your Living Space

Do you have a bare wall in your home that’s begging for art or decor? Then look no further- spruce up the wall with a fresh layer of paint and make it more personalized with a gallery wall! Here, we’ll cover 5 stylish gallery wall ideas that will bring an upscale, designer look to your living space. What type of artwork should I use for a gallery wall? Choose your favorite artwork. It could be […]

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When to Start Seeds for Fall to Enjoy a Late-Season Harvest

By planting new vegetable seeds at the end of summer, you’ll enjoy a second, late-season harvest before chilly winds arrive. If you’re wondering when to start seeds for fall, for a late-season crop, read on. What vegetable varieties are best for fall harvesting? Several vegetable varieties that grow in spring also produce well in late summer and early fall. Here are a few suggestions for how to start seeds for fall: Beets When to Plant: […]

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Top 6 Types of Ornamental Grass to Add to Your Garden

Add movement and texture to your home’s landscape with ornamental grass. This low-maintenance plant is sure to add beauty and privacy to any yard or garden. These 6 types of ornamental grass will highlight your garden, yard, or outdoor living area, adding beauty and enjoyment from spring to fall. Cool Season Ornamental Grasses Cool-season grasses prefer cooler climates and thrive from early spring to fall. Blue Oat Grass (Helictotrichon sempervirens) Blue oat grass is a […]

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How to Get Rid of the Most Common Pests in Homes

When the chilly winds of fall arrive, outside bugs will scramble inside. Having creepy crawlers try and find shelter inside your home can be an unsettling thought. Here we’ll cover the most common pests in homes and how to get rid of them. What are the most common indoor pests? Ants A line of ants marching across your kitchen counter can leave you feeling uneasy. Ants tend to crawl inside when it’s either hot and […]

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Hosta Care: How to Grow Hostas for a Beautiful Shade Garden

Hosta plants are popular for their lush foliage, the numerous varieties available, and their ability to thrive in the shade. Here we cover hosta care, hosta varieties, and transplanting hostas in the garden. Hosta Varieties The hosta, sometimes called plantain lily, is an herbaceous perennial. There are numerous varieties of hostas to choose from with foliage colors ranging from deep blue-green to creamy white. Wide selections of variegated and patterned leaf forms are also available. […]

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Growing Lilies: How to Grow and Care for Daylilies

Daylilies add a beautiful focal point to a summer garden. This lovely perennial blooms in large, trumpet-shaped flowers that sit atop tall, slender stems. They have a variety of bloom colors like yellow, gold, orange, red, and white. Here we will cover growing lilies, plus how to care for daylilies in the garden. What daylily varieties are available? Dwarf Yellow Daylily (Hemerocallis minor) The dwarf yellow daylily blooms in soft true-yellow hues from May to […]

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Celebrate Patriotic Holidays with Red, White, and Blue Flowers

Planting flowers in patriotic hues is a great way to celebrate your freedom year-round. Here’s a list of the best red, white, and blue flowers for containers and flower gardens. What types of red, white, and blue flowers can I grow in a container? Some flowers grow better than others in plant pots and containers. Here are some of our favorite patriotic colored flowers you can grow in pots! Red Flowers Americana Bright Red This […]

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Easy DIY Father’s Day Gifts That Dad Will Love

Not sure what gift to get Dad for Father’s Day? These thoughtful, handmade gifts are sure to make you Dad’s favorite. Read on for 5 easy DIY Father’s Day gifts that Dad is sure to enjoy. DIY Decorated Toolbox Gift your favorite handy-man a new toolbox on Father’s Day! Decorate a plastic toolbox with finger paints, paint markers, and paintbrushes! Cover your child’s hand with finger paint and press the hand to the side of […]

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Top 8 Ways to Enjoy National Garden Month this April

In the early ’80s, the National Garden Bureau partnered with several US horticultural organizations to legislate National Garden Week. In 2002, the National Gardening Association successfully extended the holiday to the month of April. Here’s a list of fun ways to celebrate National Garden Month. Decorate Your Outdoor Space If you’re green thumb-challenged, you can still participate in the National Garden Month fun. Ready your backyard, deck, or patio for the warm weather ahead. Dust […]

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