These days, we're all looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint and to contribute to a greener planet. But where does one begin? Going green doesn't need to be overwhelming – in fact, once you adopt a few eco-friendly habits, you'll find yourself naturally gravitating toward green choices. Read on for six easy resolutions toward a greener life for your yard and garden.
This holiday season has proved full of surprises. From the leaking roof to two fender benders in one day to the exploding gingerbread, life's lesson plan this season seems stuck on “disaster” of the sort that's only comical after bolting back a few cups of eggnog. It's been a season of going with the flow, sometimes clinging to an upside-down canoe.
In most cases, snow is nothing to fear in the garden – it's a great insulator, and it melts to provide much needed water to dry plants in the winter. However, heavy snow and ice buildup can cause devastating damage in the garden if limbs and trunks bend or break. Here's what you need to know about dealing with snow and ice in the yard and garden.
Brad asks, “How can I fix the pull chain on my ceiling fan that broke off inside the switch?” With most pull chain fan switches, you’ll need to replace the switch, though on some models you may be able to reattach the chain.
If you live in an area with extended freezing temperatures, you may find that your birdbath or water feature freezes over rather quickly in winter. Read more for tips on taking care of a birdbath during the winter.
Another new year has arrived, but it’s not too late to add a few home improvement resolutions to your already long list. Here are some worth considering that will keep your house in shape, help the environment, and save you money.