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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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How to Create a Wildflower Garden

If you’re dreaming of flowers but need a low-maintenance gardening option, a wildflower garden is a great choice. Plus, the butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees will enjoy it as well! If you’re interested in growing a wildflower garden, read on for our helpful tips and how-tos. What are the best flowers for a wildflower garden? Wildflowers are flower types that are proven hardy, and self-reproducing. They also require little attention. Here’s a few plant suggestions for […]

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How to Install a Mailbox For Maximum Curb Appeal

Is your mailbox broken? Is it time for a new one or is your current mail holder overdue for repairs? If you’re wondering how to install a mailbox or how to repair the one you own, see our how-tos and tips. How to Build a Mailbox Post A mailbox post is easy to build. It’s as simple as cutting a horizontal piece to support the box and a vertical piece to bury in the ground. […]

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Clean the Air in Your Home by Growing Snake Plant

The snake plant is a member of the lily family. It is sometimes referred to as mother-in-law’s tongue or bowstring-hemp. In addition to the plant’s attractive, deep green foliage, one of the top benefits of growing snake plant is its ability to remove pollutants from indoor air. Here we cover how to grow and care for snake plant. What are the health benefits of owning a snake plant? According to a NASA report titled “Interior […]

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Stop Annoying Water Leaks With These Tips

Is a constant drip, drip, drip, driving you crazy? Do you see water stains on your wall or ceiling? If you’re wondering how to fix bathroom water leaks and more, see our how-tos and tips below. What spaces in my home are most susceptible to water leaks? According to home expert Danny Lipford, the top four places and spaces to check for water leaks are near the toilet, at faucets, at water heaters, and near […]

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Repotting Indoor Plants: A How-To Guide

Indoor greenery not only adds beauty to a room it can also help you breathe easier. Indoor plants purify the air and contribute needed oxygen and humidity to inside spaces. But indoor plants can outgrow their container. Here we’ll cover repotting indoor plants- how to know when it’s time to repot, and the best way to move your plant to a larger container for healthy, thriving plants. Why is it necessary to repot indoor plants? […]

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How to Celebrate National Plant a Flower Day

March 12th is National Plant a Flower Day and there’s no better time to start planting, growing, and enjoying flowers in your garden or perched on a windowsill. Each year, National Plant a Flower Day celebrates a new growing season. So dust off your gardening tools; it’s spring! Planting Flowers in the Garden What flowering plants bloom in early spring? When home gardeners think of flowers that bloom in the early, at times chilly, days […]

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12 DIY Ways to Brighten up Your Home this Winter

Winter days are shorter which means less sunlight finding its way inside your home. Winter is a great time to discover new ways to add much-needed light to dark interiors. Here’s how to make a home cozy on a budget and brighten up your indoor space! Why should I increase the amount of natural light in my home? There are several benefits to natural light including: Natural Light Helps Prevent SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) SAD […]

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Forcing Bulbs Indoors for Wintertime Enjoyment

Late winter finds many home gardeners wishing for the beauty of spring flowers. Coaxing flowering bulbs into early bloom is referred to as “forcing.” Here’s the how-tos of forcing bulbs indoors. Soon, you’ll be enjoying bright, fragrant flowers on your kitchen windowsill. What types of bulbs are easy to force and grow? Paper-white narcissus and amaryllis are two of the easiest bulbs to force because they require no chilling time. They also bloom quickly.  Other […]

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