Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Camellias under tree

Growing Camellias in Full Sun

Camellias do best in partial shade, but there are some steps you can take to improve your chances of success when growing them in full sun. Read on to find out more.
Summer House

August Home Maintenance To-Do List

The late summer heat is upon us, so our August home maintenance chores focus on indoor tasks as well as some easy maintenance to keep your air conditioning system running right.

March Lawn & Garden To-Do List

March marks the arrival of spring, but depending on where you live, freezing weather can persist well past the official start of spring. Read more to find out how to get your lawn and garden ready for the upcoming growing season.
Dogwood branch with blooms

April Lawn & Garden To-Do List

In April the weather is warming, trees and spring bulbs are showing off blooms, yet cold weather threatens the eager gardener who starts too early. As plants and gardeners awaken, the mad rush of planting, pruning, and plowing descends.
Fall leaves in a wheelbarrow after being raked.

November Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Fall gardening is an exercise in delayed gratification – new plants barely put down roots before going dormant, and amended beds won't show their gratitude until spring. Read on to find out how to clean up, organize, and take stock of your yard during November.
Apples in a crate after being picked from the garden in the fall

September Lawn & Garden To-Do List

September heralds the fall gardening season with cooler temperatures and a first taste of autumn in the air. Now's the time to be outside to enjoy the beautiful weather while taking care of some of the following lawn and garden tasks for September.
Mulching the backyard with a wheelbarrow filled with mulch and a shovel

August Lawn & Garden To-Do List

August is in the hottest and most sultry time of the year. The sun threatens to bake lawns, gardens, and gardeners alike. Read on how to tend your lawn.
Holly Tree

December Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Gardeners may think they can rest in December, but here are some chores that need attention.
Bulbs emerging through snow covered ground

February Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Did you tackle everything on the February Lawn and Garden To-Do List?