Outdoors
 
 
 
Lawns
 

How to Keep Drought from Damaging Your Lawn

Brown, patchy lawns often become a common sight during the summer months, particularly in unusually dry years. While drought damage to lawns is seldom permanent – most turf grasses are resilient enough to pull through and turn ...
 
Gardens
 

How To Kill Weeds Naturally

Weeds seem to appear out of nowhere. Then, before you know it, they’re everywhere—surrounding your landscape plants, popping up between cracks in your driveway and choking out your garden vegetables. Most homeowners take ...
 
Decks
 

Summer Outdoor Home Improvements that Add Value To Your Home

Summer is a season to spend time in the outdoors, whether that means a backyard barbecue, picnic, pool party or campfire. Now that summer has arrived, it’s a good time to take stock of the outdoor port of your home and se...

 
Lawns
 

Avoid These Common Spring Lawn Care Mistakes

Spring offers a great time to get your lawn back in shape after the cold winter months, and a little maintenance now can keep your yard looking healthy and green all summer long. There are, unfortunately, several common lawn ma...
 
Driveways & Sidewalks
 

Better Snow Shoveling: Tips and Tools To Save Your Back

Shoveling snow is a fact of life for many of us, and just because we get used to it doesn’t mean we have to like it. Snow shoveling can put a real strain on your back, and leads to very real injuries every year, ranging from pu...