Spring awakening: 5 expert tips to renew your lawn

(BPT) - As a homeowner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about lawn care again. Spring is your first — and best — opportunity to get your outdoor living space in top shape for …

Spring Lawn Equipment: Get Ready for Backyarding in High Style This Year

(NAPSI)—Backyarding is the new trend that’s emerged during the pandemic. Our backyards are where we eat, work, play, relax and socialize, and the green spaces around our homes have proven to be …
5 Tips for Better Home Safety this Spring
Whether you are just beginning to take a stronger safety-first approach or looking to upgrade existing home safety equipment, keep these tips in mind as you spruce up your home for the season.
The future of gardening: Information and inspiration
(BPT) - Gardening saw record growth in 2020 and experts expect many more people will be digging in the dirt again this spring. From “Victory” vegetable gardens to balcony containers, …

3 homeowners insurance tips to know before planting flowers or vegetables

(BPT) - Days are getting longer and warmer, inspiring many to want to spend more time outside. Lots of people enjoy gardening this time of year — it’s an outdoor activity families can do …

Brighten and boost your outdoor space with ease by planting petunias and pansies

(BPT) - Gardening is the perfect way to revitalize your home, enhance your mood and safely spend time outdoors with your family. Sun-loving Wave Petunias® and Cool Wave® Pansies are two great choices for adding high-impact, low maintenance flowers throughout your favorite outdoor spaces,

4 easy ideas to enhance your 2021 garden

(BPT) - Gardening enthusiasm is surging thanks to our increased time at home — whether on a small-space patio or in a larger backyard. In fact, people spent 42% more time gardening in 2020 than the year before, according to Axiom Marketing’s 2021 Gardening Insight Survey, and it is estimated the pandemic contributed to creating nearly 20 million new “gardeners.”

5 Tips for Gardening with Kids

After months of cool weather, the first hint of spring will likely have the whole family eager to dive into outdoor activities.

Next level lawns and gardens: 6 steps to spring success

(BPT) - Americans have spent the past year getting very familiar with their homes and gardens. That’s left owners and renters alike primed to tackle this year’s spring DIY projects with …
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5 ways to create a tropical paradise in your own backyard

(BPT) - In the summertime, with the sun shining and warm breezes blowing, there’s nothing like having a beautiful tropical oasis to enjoy. What could be better than basking in this atmosphere …

How to upcycle wood logs into flower planters in 5 easy steps

(BPT) - What is upcycling? Upcycling is the process of reusing discarded objects or materials to create a product of higher quality or value than the original.Why upcycle? With many materials like …

5 tips for a more sustainable home

(BPT) - While daily DIY hacks for a more sustainable lifestyle are increasingly popular, consumers are also interested in more meaningful, long-term ways they can make a difference in protecting our …

Outdoor living trends for 2022

(BPT) - Outdoor living has never had a brighter moment in the spotlight. Absolutely essential during the pandemic, flexible outdoor areas continue to be in high demand among homeowners. Here are some …

How to decide what kind of garden you want this year

(BPT) - Gardening has become a very popular pastime over the past two years, and that trend shows no sign of slowing down. According to last year’s Axiom Gardening Insights Survey, 62% of their …

Modern Kitchen and Bath Upgrades

(Family Features) Upgrades happen for all kinds of reasons, but one of the most common purposes of a home renovation is to make essential spaces like kitchens and bathrooms more modern. Modernizing …
(BPT) - Summer is a great time for you and your pets to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. However, with people and pets coming in and out of your home more often, you'll find more …
(BPT) - Bathrooms are your personal sanctuary and escape from the chaotic outdoors — a place to reset, recollect and prepare for the next step in the day. Many homeowners today are looking to …
(BPT) - Consider this — for the same amount of time and energy required to strip, sand and stain a wood deck, you could replace those boards with composite decking and never again have to worry …
(Family Features) Kitchen and bath upgrades are among the most popular home improvement projects. While current design trends offer some inspiration, it can be easier to visualize those concepts in your own home when you see them applied in show-stopping, award-worthy designs like these.
(BPT) - Whether you're working with contractors and ripping out everything down to the studs or you want a simple DIY upgrade to elevate the space, a new bathroom is functional and adds value to your …
(BPT) - Whether you want to create a picturesque setting for al fresco dining, establish the perfect outdoor entertainment destination, or simply want a place to enjoy relaxing weekends, building a …
(BPT) - Face it — as much as you enjoy having a clean home, limited time and energy can make cleaning seem like a never-ending chore. However, there are some tips and tricks that can help you …
(BPT) - Gutters provide important protection for your home and its foundation. Modernize Home Services consults with experts at LeafFilter …
(BPT) - Allergies and asthma are serious public health concerns. In the U.S., approximately 25 million people live with asthma, and more than 50 million people experience various types of allergies …
(NewsUSA) - Whether you are a recent college graduate, a grad student in a new city or a young professional shifting gears into a new job, finding your first home as an independent adult can seem …
(BPT) - Summer is here, and people are getting out of the house — hanging by the pool, at the beach or in parks — to enjoy the warm weather. All that time outside is fun, but you …
(Family Features) Backyard kitchens allow you to entertain and dine outside with ease. Whether modest modern or full-service functional, consider these ideas for integrating or updating backyard kitchens.