Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Ames Stand-Up Weeder

The Ames Stand-Up Weeder pulls weeds - roots and all - without your bending over and straining your back. It is available at The Home Depot.

How to Grow Vegetables Year-Round

Specially designed for year-round, indoor gardening.

How to Clean and Sharpen Garden Tools

Properly maintained quality garden tools are a joy to use and can last for generations. And, like most things, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Regularly cleaning and oiling your garden tools will prevent rust, keep them sharper, and allow the handles to stay strong.
Danny Lipford explains how to use a wood chipper safely.

Lawn Equipment Safety Tips

Think safety first when using power lawn equipment, such as leaf blowers and wood chippers, to work on your yard. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Use a Wheelbarrow Tarp

There's nothing worse than spending a lot of time getting leaves raked and loaded into the wheelbarrow only to have a bump on the path or a gust of wind empty them out for you. Here's a solution that will make collecting leaves easier and keep them in the wheelbarrow.

Ames Collector Series Leaf Rake

The Ames Collector Series 26-inch leaf rake is designed so leaves are collected quickly and efficiently. It is available at The Home Depot.

Juice Jug Tree Cuff

Protect vulnerable shrubs and trees from potential weed whacker or lawn mower accidents. Keep a plastic juice bottle, slit down the side (with the top and bottom removed) tied to your machine. Stop before working too close to plants and slip the bottle around the trunk while you weed or mow in that area. Remove the bottle when you move on.

Golf Bag Garden Tool Caddy

If you waste time and energy running back and forth from the garden to the shed for tools and garden supplies, use an old golf bag and cart to caddy both long- and short-handled garden tools.
Top 10 Lawn & Garden Gift Ideas for 2012

Top 10 Lawn & Garden Gift Ideas for 2012

We've put together some great lawn and garden gift ideas that are sure to please the gardener or outdoor enthusiast on your Christmas list! Read on to find out more.