Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Why You Should Shred Your Leaves

Turn leaves into fuel for next year's garden by shredding them before you compost them. Shredding one leaf into five or ten smaller pieces does several good things. First, it increases the surface area, giving microbes many more places to work.
Danny Lipford using homemade screed on rake to level dirt.

How to Make a DIY Homemade Screed from a Rake

Find out how to make a homemade screed to smooth concrete or level dirt by attaching a 1x4 board to a garden rake using steel strap. Watch this video to find out more.

Sheds

Almost every homeowner can use a little more storage space in their yard for lawn equipment, tools, and gardening . We're constructing a storage shed from scratch, with and he shares plenty of insights into the subject.