Best Height for Hanging Basket Plants- When we buy a hanging basket plant, it’s growing in a pot with a hanger on it. Most hangers are fourteen inches from the top of the hanger to the top of the pot.
It\'s the Pits: Sidewalk Fixes for Spring- Bitter cold ice and snow can really do a number on sidewalks. Unfortunately, what starts as an unsightly chip or pit can quickly become a substantial crack an
Inspecting Home Inspectors- When buying or selling a home, a professional home inspector should always be part of the transaction. Home inspectors provide unbiased third-party opinions about the struc
Gardening With Charlie - Charming Annual Vines(Family Features with Kathie Bond-Borie, Guest Columnist) Would you like to cloak a summer porch in cooling shade? Hide an eyesore such as a chain-link fe
Clumpy, Grassy Weeds Need Control Now- Three similar-seeming, grassy-looking weeds appear early each spring. All three grow from underground bulbs. All three are perennials that not only come back eve
Controlling Slugs- If there\'s one garden pest that\'s universally despised, it\'s slugs. Not only do they eat prized vegetables, herbs, and flowers at night while you sleep, but when you do catch them,
Clean Closets Make a Happy HomeWhen it comes to getting the house clean and tidy, closets often get left off the to-do list. From hall closets and linen closets to bedroom closets, “out of sight, out
Banish Biting SeasonTips for eliminating backyard pestsAs the weather gets warmer, mosquitoes can prevent homeowners from reaping the benefits of living life outside. According to a Harris Poll conduc
Enjoy Your Outdoor Kitchen All Year LongBuilding an outdoor kitchen is a significant investment that can be rewarding for years to come. It’s important to take advantage of nice days and temperate sea
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Trends to WatchInvesting thousands of dollars in a kitchen or bathroom remodel can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out some of these trends from the National