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Bags of winterizer lawn fertilizer.

How to Winterize the Grass in Your Lawn

Your lawn's nutrient needs change in the fall in preparation for the cold weather ahead. If all the conflicting advice about whether or not to winterize your lawn has left you confused, you're not alone! But figuring out what to do may not be as hard as it seems.
Broccoli plant

How to Grow Broccoli in Your Vegetable Garden

Broccoli is one of the most nutritious on the planet, and it's easy to grow. Read on to find out how to grow broccoli in your garden.

5 Tips to Keep Your Home Pest-Free this Winter

Each winter, as the weather gets cold outside, more and more pests search for shelter inside. Here are pest control experts’ five ways to protect your home against a pest invasion.
Shrubs in containers ready for planting.

Can I Plant Trees and Shrubs in Late Fall or Winter?

Dee asks, “We just bought some shrubs at a late fall sale. Can we plant them now, or should we try to store them until spring?”

With a little care, you can plant trees and shrubs in late fall. Read on for tips on how to help late season plantings make it through the winter.


How-To

Carriage bolt securing shed door

How to Make Your Shed Burglar Proof

Here's how to secure your shed and make it burglar-resistant.

How to Dry Shoes Fast

When athletic shoes get wet, it’s important to dry them quickly to reduce mold and odors. Here’s a simple way to dry your shoes in no time using a portable fan. Watch this video to find out more.
Drilling hole with plywood scraps clamped to stock

How to Enlarge a Hole

Watch this video to find out how to enlarge an existing hole, such as when drilling a larger hole in a door for a new deadbolt or lockset.
Applying silicone caulking to cabinet door.

How to Quiet Noisy Cabinets with DIY Silicone Bumper Pads

Find out how to quiet noisy cabinet doors by making your own cabinet door bumper pads from silicone caulking. Watch this video to find out more.

Latest Full Episode

Creating a Custom Closet System (FULL EPISODE!)

We're helping a couple create a custom closet system that maximizes storage in their divided closet.

The Fast (and Neat!) Way to Wrap String Around a Spool

Winding nylon string around a spool by hand is too time-consuming. Here's the better, and faster, way to do it.

Why You Should Recycle Coffee Grounds for Gardening

Horticulturists praise coffee grounds for acidifying soil and enhancing plant growth. Here's how you can use them in your garden.

Toilet Bowl Cleaner: The Inexpensive Alternative for Cleaning Grout

Don't waste money on expensive grout cleaner again! Toilet bowl cleaner works just as well for cleaning grout!

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