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A Homeowner’s Guide to Spring Lawn Renovation

A beautiful, lush lawn is the goal of most homeowners. You can create a greener, healthier lawn by encouraging new growth with a spring lawn renovation. Plus, a lawn renovation has many benefits including eliminating weeds that compete for the same turf. Spring is the best time to do a lawn renovation because your grass is just waking up from its winter ‘sleep’ And will be hungry for water and nutrients. Step 1 – Get […]

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Handy Bathroom Shower Caulking Tips and How-Tos

You clean your shower often so why does it still look dingy? Could it be that little space where the floor meets the tile wall? Over time, that thin strip of bright white caulk can start to turn an icky, brownish-yellow color. Follow these shower caulking tips and how-tos and you’ll enjoy a beautifully refreshed, cleaner-looking shower in no time! Why the Discoloration? Caulk is frequently exposed to water and moisture. It’s an ideal place […]

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Popular Small Indoor Plants and How to Care for Them

Do you love growing plants indoors but have an apartment, small office, or tiny space to keep them? Here we’ll cover favorite small indoor plants and how to help them thrive in small spaces. What kinds of small indoor plants can I grow? Below are nine junior-sized indoor plants that take up little space. Plus, these littles are easy to grow – Air Plant Air Plant – When fully grown the air plant resembles an […]

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Quick Tips & Tricks to Style Your Indoor Plants

Are your houseplants ho-hum? Could they use a makeover? A new pot or the just right accessory can take your favorite indoor plants from pretty good to gorgeous. Here we’ll cover plant styling tips including location, display, and color. Places and Spaces – Where to Display Your Indoor Plants Living Room A large, eye-catching plant on the living room floor or atop a console adds texture and a touch of ‘green’ to a social space. […]

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Fixes for the Most Common Succulent Pests and Diseases

Succulents include a wide range of fleshy-leaved plants and cactuses. And considering that they’re nearly foolproof to grow, they’re an excellent choice for first-time gardeners. If your plant is looking less than healthy, succulent pests and diseases could be the problem. See our tips and how-tos to detect and remedy succulent problems, below. What are the most common succulent pests and diseases? Most common pests – Scale looks like a white cottony covering or tiny […]

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How to Find The Best Shower Curtain for Your Bath

A shower curtain may seem like an afterthought, but they serve an important purpose as well. Shower curtains protect the bathroom floor from wayward sprays and drips. Here we’ll cover how to find the best shower curtain for your bath. How does a shower curtain differ from a shower liner? A shower curtain hangs outside the tub. Although it does shield the area surrounding the tub from water somewhat, it is mainly used for decorative […]

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Winter in the Garden – How-tos for Cool Weather Garden Plants

Winter is an unusual time to think of vegetable gardening, but don’t put away your shovel just yet! Did you know there are still lots of options for the home gardener? See our tips and how-tos for cool weather garden plants and cold-hardy veggies. Winter signals a dramatic turn in the growing season. Plant growth suddenly ends, and vegetable plants wither with the first frost. But if you’re a gardener who grows winter crops, the […]

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Easy Succulents for Beginners and How-tos for Indoor Gardeners

Succulents are one of the most popular indoor plants. One look at Pinterest and you’ll see thousands of appealing photos of these native-to-southwest gems. Available in a wide variety of colors, textures, sizes, and shapes, easy succulents will add visual interest and a natural feel to most any style décor. They also look great as a single planting or grouped with other succulents. What are a few easy succulents for beginners to grow? These easy […]

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Helpful Holiday Tips for Taking Care of Poinsettias

The poinsettia with its beautiful bright red bracts and deep green leaves is the quintessential symbol of Christmas. Poinsettias are native to the warm, dry climates of the Southwest U.S. and Mexico. Read on for tips for taking care of poinsettias. Choosing the Perfect Poinsettia Poinsettia plants (Euphorbia pulcherrima) with their colorful blooms are one of the most popular holiday plants. The flowers are not true flowers. They’re modified leaves called bracts. Below are things […]

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How to Choose the Best Christmas Tree for Your Home

When it comes to choosing a Christmas tree, most people reside in two camps. Those that insist on a real tree and those who prefer the convenience of a faux evergreen. If you are trying to decide between the two, here we’ll cover how to choose a Christmas tree that is right for you – whether your symbol of the season comes from a Christmas tree farm, big box store, or Amazon. Which fresh-cut Christmas […]

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