So you’ve decided to sell your home. Maybe you’re looking for a bigger or smaller house, or you’ve decided to move closer to family, or you want to be a little closer to work to shorten that daily commute. Whatever the reason, shopping for a new home will keep you busy…. and if you are
Apartments don’t give you much space to work with, especially if you’re into gardening. But adding plants to your space can add a nice touch, especially if you have a balcony or other outdoor space. In this video we will give you the basics of container gardening so you can green up your thumb and
Caulk the Cracks Caulk can help keep out dirt, moisture, sound, and radon gas, and it can improve the general appearance of your home. Caulk before painting for a more finished look. Caulk where masonry meets siding, where pipes or wires enter the house, around window and door frames, and at corner joints formed by siding. Find carpet
1. Adjust Your Height If you raised the height of your lawn mower in summer to reduce heat stress to your lawn, return the mower deck to its normal mowing height (about 2 inches tall is best for most grasses) in fall. Cutting your lawn slightly shorter in autumn helps prevent the grass from matting
As we say goodbye to summer, we reflect on the activities we enjoyed, and those we wished we had accomplished. This year’s summer wish list started with a respectably sized plot in a Baltimore City Garden. As May and June rushed by with their usual fervor, there came a determination to make the most of
One of the downsides of downsizing is that you lose garden space. If you’re itching to get your hands dirty and watch plants grow but all you have is a windowsill or a terrace, a miniature fairy garden may be the perfect project for you. You can easily find all the supplies and plants you
Satisfy that urge to grow by setting up your own seedling nursery. It’s fun, fulfilling, and saves you money. Here’s how to get started. Choose the Right Growing Mix Choose a potting mix specifically formulated for seed sowing, such as Miracle-Gro® Seed Starter Potting Mix. You don’t want disease pathogens that could damage young plants.
Many homeowners take their gutters for granted. They think that if they ignore the fact that they are clogged with leaves and other debris, the problem will eventually go away. But of course it doesn't work that way. It only gets worse, and could eventually lead to sagging gutters, flooded basements or even foundation problems.
Cleaning out your gutters, especially during autumn can be a hassle…a hassle that can be easily avoided with gutter protectors. In this video, you will learn of several different options to choose from that you can install yourself. Keep in mind that most gutter covers won’t stop debris from getting into your gutters permanently. However,
You may have heard of a ship in a bottle, but have you ever seen a world in a bottle? This bottle terrarium project is a great way to teach your kids about the fragility and importance of our planet’s ecosystem. Just like the Earth, a terrarium is a self-supporting biosphere with all the basic