yes there are flowering shrubs that bloom in summer, flowers, gardening, landscape, outdoor living

Yes! There Are Flowering Shrubs That Bloom in Summer

Looking for a wonderful shrub that will give your home's landscape a ton of flowers throughout the...

how to cut a hanging basket liner and get a perfect fit, flowers, gardening

How to Cut a Hanging Basket Liner and Get a Perfect Fit

Pretty soon it will be time to fill planters and hanging baskets with summer flowers.If you have...

how to make a planter box cap cod style, gardening, patio, woodworking projects

How to Make a Planter Box – Cape Cod Style Planter Box

We call this planter box the “Cape Cod” because it reflects the architectural style of the north...

replacing old steps with a new porch stoop before amp after, curb appeal, home decor

Replacing Old Steps with a New Porch Stoop: Before & After

A before and after: an older home's back entry steps were removed, and replaced with a new porch...

how to keep cats out of the plant beds, gardening, pest control

How to Keep Cats Out of the Plant Beds

Trying to find a successful way to keep cats from using your plant beds and gardens as a litter box...

how to park your car in the garage and hit the mark every time, garages

How to Park Your Car in the Garage and Hit the Mark Every Time

Is the space for the car a tight fit in your garage where every inch counts? Here's an easy way to...

exterior shutters for your windows amp a timeless look for your house, curb appeal, home improvement, windows

Exterior Shutters for Your Windows & a Timeless Look for Your House

Do you feel your house could use some sort of architectural detail to give it an eye-catching 'pop',...

repairing woodpecker damage to a porch s cedar clad beams amp posts, home maintenance repairs, how to, porches, It looks so beautiful after the repairs were made

Repairing Woodpecker Damage to a Porch's Cedar Clad Beams & Posts

The woodpeckers were having a field day drilling into the wood of this back porch. The new repairs...

diy outdoor bench, outdoor furniture, outdoor living, painted furniture

DIY Outdoor Bench

This bench can add a lot of visual appear to your outdoor spaces. It was finished in classic white,...

english ivy is it a good idea to let it grow on trees, gardening

English Ivy – Is It a Good Idea to Let It Grow on Trees?

Many homeowners love seeing English ivy (Hedera helix) growing on structures, such as over the...

Better Outdoor Living at Home
Better Outdoor Living at Home
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