Home Tips

There’s no place like home—especially when it’s in tip-top shape. We’ve rounded up the best cleaning and organizing tricks, affordable decor ideas, DIY hacks, and more. Warning: Once you’ve got everything just the way you want it, you may never want to leave!

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Grow Your Own Asparagus

Heard asparagus is a tricky vegetable to grow? These tips will make it easy.


Bring Your Garden to Life: Tips to Revitalize and Enrich Your Space

These tips will help you and your garden grow.


Spring Season Garden Tips

Find out how to clear out weeds, loosen the soil in beds, and feed and water your plants when spring arrives.


Winterize Your Garden

Use these tips to prepare for the sleepy season.


4 Ways to Winter-Proof Your Lawn

Want a lush lawn come spring? Give it some TLC before the first frost.


Identify and Take Care of Poisonous Plants

Learn how to keep these poisonous plants out of your garden.


4 Ways of Looking at a Garden

There are many ways to design a garden.


How to Grow a Chemical-Free Garden

No pesticides needed here.

5 Health Benefits of Gardening

When parenting two teens sends stress levels soaring, Janet Jemmott, 44, of Kent Cliffs, New York, makes a beeline for...


How to Make Plant and Garden Stakes

Pantyhose Give your young plants and trees the support they need. Use strips of pantyhose to attach them to your


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Home and Garden Uses for Ladders

Make display shelving Convert a short wooden stepladder to shelving for displaying plants and collectibles. It’s as easy as one,


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Lawn and Garden Uses for Chicken Wire

Repel deer Are the deer tearing up your garden again? Here’s a simple method to keep them away: Stake chicken


Yogurt’s Garden and Health Benefits

Sure, yogurt's good for your body, but you'll never guess what else it can do!


Money-Saving Ideas for Plant and Flower Food

Grow healthy plants and flowers with these gardening remedies.


4 Solutions for Repelling Deer

Keep deer off your lawn and out of your garden with these tricks.


Garden Tools: A Safety Primer

How to keep yourself safe and maintain your gardening tools.

Grow New Plants From Seeds

All it takes is a little nurturing.


How to Grow Biennials

Keep your garden flourishing with these tricks.


Make Your Own Container Garden

Whether you live in an apartment, want to dress up your home's entry or have a space to fill in...


Turn Your Shed Into a Garden Center

How you organize your shed can have a huge impact on your efficiency.


Common Lawn Problems

Even the most carpet-like lawn can develop problems. If your lawn isn't healthy and you can't diagnose the trouble, dig...

11 Best Tips for Growing Roses

A colorful and thriving rose garden is just within reach.


How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

How to attract butterflies to your garden.


How to Attract Birds To Your Yard

Bring the birds to your abode!


4 Ways to Maintain Garden Tools

How to keep your gardening tools in tip-top shape.


How to Choose Plants for Your Garden

Choose a variety of plants to form an ensemble, rather than buying piece-meal and hoping that they will look good...


Choose and Use the Right Herbs

Choose the right herbs for the flavor you want.