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Discover the best in lawn and garden from inspiring landscaping ideas, insightful gardening tips and exterior home repairs that will amp your curb appeal and create the best-looking home on the block. Discover the best in lawn and garden form inspiring landscaping ideas, insightful gardening tips and exterior home repairs that will have turn your house into the best-looking home on the block.
Timing is an important factor in lawn watering with early morning hours being best. Another tip is knowing how much water is enough water. AHS has all the tips for a lush green lawn.
Here are 8 inexpensive patio and deck ideas that won't end up breaking the budget or your back. From pallets to experimenting with color accents now - take your patio to the next level!
Ready to landscape, but not sure where to start? We offer easy ideas requiring little skill to get your yard looking its best and keeping it that way.
Is your outdoor hose spigot leaking or cracked? Learn how to keep your outdoor faucet in good condition, no matter how cold or how warm the weather is.
Love your lawn, but hate how winter makes it a brown mess when spring arrives? Use these tips to protect your grass in winter so you'll have green grass in spring.
Don't let ratty patio furniture ruin your outdoor space. AHS gives tips on how to keep your furniture looking its best, no matter if it's wicker, metal or wood.
Good quality tools are essential for ensuring a healthy lawn, and using the right tool for the job makes maintenance a breeze. No matter the size of your yard, here are the lawn care basics you'll need to keep your yard looking its best.
Looking to reduce your utility bills? Energy-efficient landscaping can make your home more comfortable while conserving vital natural resources.
Not sure what kind of lawn mower you need? Then learn more about what to consider when deciding between manual, electric, push, self-propelled or riding mowers.
Tackle those yard drainage issues once and for all with an eye-catching rainwater garden — one of the best, low-maintenance investments you can make for your home.
Whether you’re planning a picnic under the dogwood blooms or preparing for upcoming summer barbecues, spring is the best time to start your lawn care routine.
Ready to grow your own food, but not sure where to start? Here is the ultimate beginner's guide to growing veggies! Follow the guide and watch those veggies grow.
Ready to grow your own food? Don't be afraid! Starting a vegetable garden is possible and doable. Follow these tips from AHS and see your garden begin to grow!
April is National Garden Month. Learn how to make the most out of your garden, whether you grow vegetables or flowers. We have simple tips to help your garden grow.
Ready to landscape, but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas requiring little skill to get your yard looking its best and keeping it that way.
Starting a garden can be both fun and rewarding. Not sure how to begin or what type of garden to grow? AHS can help with these beginner gardening tips!
Patio heaters can help create a comfortable environment for late-summer fun, enabling homeowners to make extended use of their revamped backyard patios, decks, porches and outdoor living spaces.
It’s easy to understand why succulent plants are such a growing trend in gardening. Read on and learn how to make and take care of your succulent container garden. It’s easier than you think.
Green homes are selling faster and buyers are willing to pay more for the long-term savings they offer. It's a growing trend in the luxury market that can help you grow your business.
Illuminating your exterior with landscape lighting is a great way to make your home stand out after the sun goes down. It also provides added security and peace of mind. Read on for some great tips and easy instructions for installing landscape lighting.
Pruning your trees can be benefcial for your home's curb appeal as well as prevent possible damage during a strong storm. Here's some helpful advice on how to get started.
Pruning your trees can be beneficial for your home's curb appeal as well as prevent possible damage during a strong storm. Here's some helpful advice on how to get started.
Inspiring patio designs and patios for your backyard pool party. Discover beautiful patio designs from outdoor kitchens, terraces, lighting and outdoor furniture.
Composting is great eco-friendly solution to managing household waste. Learn how to begin composting at home with expert tips so you can live more green.
National Nutrition Month is here and we've got the best tips to help with creating your very own backyard garden. Read on for healthy recipes, gardening ideas, and more.
Instead of sitting around and admiring your backyard, why not have fun playing outdoor games with family and friends? Here are some crafty and inexpensive games and activities you can incorporate into your backyard.
Outdoor kitchen and dining areas are great for entertaining family and friends on a beautiful evening. These 7 ideas will inspire you to dine in the outdoors.
Improper yard drainage is more than just an eye sore. It can prevent your grass and flowers from growing. These simple solutions can help solve the problem.
Turn any window into a room with a view by adding a bird feeder outside of it. These DIY bird feeders are simple, but will have the birds begging for more.
With all the options available out there, you should have no trouble creating a one-of-a-kind DIY grill island that’ll make you the envy of the neighborhood — and the hottest dinner ticket in town.
If you want to add a little more flair to your gathering, fire pits can enhance your backyard’s atmosphere -- and you can build one yourself! Here are a few of our favorites to make your backyard the go-to location for any party.
Composting isn't just for the people living off the grid anymore. Organic recycling can benefit any household, regardless of whether you're in a brownstone or barn. Still not convinced? We reached out to Jennie Lyon of Sweet Greens for even more advice.
If you want to spruce up your front lawn appeal, but find the idea too overwhelming to undertake, or if you’re simply short on time or funds, here are some quick tips to boost your home’s curb appeal.
Summer seems to be the busiest season: weekend trips, play dates, and more - yet you do not have the time to spend in your home garden. To achieve that green landscape with limited time, here are some tips that will give you time to maintain your garden.
An attractive outdoor living space doesn’t have to be expensive. There are many budget-friendly ways to make your backyard appealing and ready for summertime entertaining.
The harsh winter may be coming to a close, but springtime brings some of its own problems; allergies. From itchy, watery eyes to early morning sore throats, springtime allergies attack on all fronts. Here’s some advice for staying prepared.
The excitement of backyard BBQ’s and everything outdoors tend to distract us from one of springtime’s most unwelcomed house guests; insects. Stay ahead of the game and learn how to properly defend you and your home against these annoying pests.
If you’re an avid gardener who’s counting the days until spring, you may be looking for other ways to practice your hobby during these long winter months. There are many winter plants that you can cultivate to satisfy your urges and save you money.
Yes, you can bag them up and put them out on the curb. But if you’re looking to get more creative with your crop of fallen leaves this autumn, you have a few sustainable, useful options. Check out these tips:
Fall is the harvest season, but it’s also the best time to prepare for spring growth. Make the most of fall’s ideal conditions by following these tips for a lush and healthy spring landscape.
Eating in-season produce is a great way to save money and support local farmers. And late July and August are some of the best times to find high-quality, succulent produce at great prices. Check out what’s in season this summer.
Nothing can spoil your enjoyment of the great outdoors quite like mosquitoes. Fortunately, there’s a variety of easy-to-grow plants that can add beauty to your surroundings and make mosquito season a real pleasure.
If you love the great outdoors but dislike the rigors of camping, consider glamping, the term for glamorous camping. With its unique accommodations and luxurious amenities, glamping is a way to enjoy nature without pitching a tent in the rain.
They say, “Luck favors the prepared.” That holds true for gardening, too. If you follow these 10 simple rules, you’ll be able to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor before you know it.
Growing your own organic vegetables and herbs may seem like a lot of work, but it’s really not that difficult. Here are some simple steps you can take to help ensure that the food in your family’s garden is free of harmful chemicals and pesticides.
One of the best things about owning a home is that you can barbecue in your own backyard. With summer just around the bend, here are some things you should consider if you’re thinking about buying a new grill.