Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

How to Grow Geraniums Over the Winter

Geraniums are one of the most popular container and garden plants. You just can't beat their bright colors and sturdy, well-shaped foliage. Geraniums can easily be stored over the winter and enjoyed again next year. So if you hate to see your lovely geraniums killed by frost this fall, read on to find out how to overwinter them indoors.
White, red and pink poinsettias

How to Grow Flowering Kalanchoe

Flowering kalanchoes are staples of the holiday and florist trade. Here are some tips for keeping your plant healthy and blooming for years to come.
Branch with ice on it.

When to Water Plants Before a Freeze

Plant cells that are plump with water are stronger, so follow these tips when watering plants for freezing weather.
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.
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.
Cleaning a clothes washer water line filter with an acid brush.

How to Clean Your Clothes Washer’s Water Line Filters

Clothes washers have filters on the water lines to prevent debris from getting into the washer. Over time these filters can become clogged with sand and sediment and need to be cleaned. Watch this video to find out how.

Ceiling Fan Direction: What You Need to Know About Rotation

Ceiling fan direction makes all the difference when cooling your home. Learn why you should switch up the rotation throughout the year.
Man adjusts condensate drain line

How to Unclog an AC Drain Line

Condensate drain lines can clog over time from algae growing inside the pipe. Watch this video to learn how to easily unclog the AC drain line.
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.