Christmas tree care is essential if you want to keep your tree from drying to a crisp before Santa arrives. These tips for keeping your Christmas tree alive can help.
Every year you buy a tree, bring it home for a few weeks, then leave it out on the sidewalk for the recycling truck. If you're considering a live tree this year, these tips for a living Christmas tree can help.
We all want the old-fashioned kind of Christmas holiday we read about in books and see in movie holiday movie classics. Here's how to choose and prepare holiday garland and keep it fresh, which ever style of Christmas you desire.
There are some plants inextricably linked to Christmas. Guests show up with them - and a week later, they're all slumped over looking like the Ghost of Christmas Past. This Christmas plant guide can help.
You want your greenery to be supple and fragrant. And it is - at first. These 5 tips for keeping holiday greenery fresh can help extend greenery's lifespan.
Fall patio furniture cleaning is an essential task to help ensure you'll have attractive pieces to pull out of storage next spring. Here's the fall patio furniture cleaning routine to make sure that happens.
Anything can be a container for your kids' planting adventure. From old athletic shoes to rain boots and dump trucks, the possibilities are endless. Read Container Gardening Ideas for Kids to get started here.
The right pot can make or break a plant. Plants are the botanical equivalent of the basic black dress. Here are 5 Tips for Choosing the Right Container for Your Plant.
Composting without worms, the process from raw ingredients to useable compost will take about two months. Start by placing your composting tumbler in an out of the way place in your backyard. Here's how to Compost Without Worms.
Houseplants provide beauty, serenity, even oxygen as they go about their daily growth and flowering. Can you keep inside plants healthy and vigorous even if you can barely spare a minute to care for them? Yes - if you follow these 8 simple rules for healthy house plants.
Indoor gardening is like marriage. You just have to find the right one for you - a plant that matches your personality, lifestyle, and skill. Find your perfect indoor house plant mate here.
In this case, these good garden bugs really are the 10 Most Wanted in your backyard. These good guys eat the bad bugs. Here are the 10 good garden bugs you'll want to make and keep a part of your backyard garden.
You'll definitely need a few garden tools to start gardening. But tools are expensive, so which ones do you really need? This guide to the 9 essential garden tools can help.
These bad garden bugs are wanted in the Wild, Wild West way: dead or alive. These bad bugs eat or suck the juices out of our prized backyard plants. Here are the dirty dozen bad garden bugs to be on the prowl for.
Spring is a great time to begin gardening with kids. After all, it's a natural pairing - kids seem to be born with a love of growing things and of the outdoors on a spring day. Here's how to get started gardening with kids.
The word "bulbs" brings to mind the stately tulips and cheerful daffodils that grace spring gardens. But bulbs can provide color in the garden year round. Here are a few flower bulbs to consider for each season of the year.
Before you light that match or turn on the gas in the spring, stop and think. That grill has been sitting out in the yard for six or seven months accumulating dirt, insects, and rust. Here's how to clean a grill and get it ready to glow for another season.
Patio furniture gets dirty. Really dirty. That said, here's how to take the mystery - and the dirt - out of patio furniture and cushions. Get cleaning tips for patio furniture here.