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Ask Danny | Ep. 6: Planting Shrubs and Pruning Techniques

In this week’s episode of “Ask Danny,” Sid Sexton is back to tell us how to plant shrubs and give some advice on pruning crape myrtles.
Sawing wood outside with a chainsaw

9 Necessary Tips for Using a Chainsaw to Clear Debris

Brave volunteers need some guidance on how to prepare for, use and maintain a chainsaw during intense storm clean-up efforts.
Cat gazing at Christmas tree ornaments while nestled in a Christmas tree

How to Keep Pets Safe from Your Christmas Decorations

Few things tempt pets like Christmas trees and decorations. Here's how to keep your fur babies and home safe during the holidays.
Formosan termite, foraging through wood and dirt

Does Pine Straw Attract Termites?

Cheryl is concerned the pine straw around her house will attract termites.

How to Protect Your Garden from Freezing Temperatures

Gardeners often worry about freezing temperatures and frosts that can kill plants and damage crops. Here's how to protect tender plants when the mercury drops below freezing.
Pile of Christmas trees beside a sign that says, Compost your Christmas tree here.

Christmas Tree Recycling 2021: 12 Ways to Repurpose Holiday Decor

Why trash Christmas trees? Instead, recycle them, allowing them to naturally return to the earth. Here are tips on how to reuse real Christmas trees.

How to Fix a Sinking Walkway

Protruding roots often lead to sinking walkways — and if that happens, here's what you can do.
Azaleas blooming in a garden

How to Plant Container Azaleas and Other Shrubs

Go ahead and buy those containers of azaleas. This makes planting them easy.

How to Grow Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas enhance landscape borders, and their blossoms are beautiful as cut or dried flowers. Here are tips for growing this eye-catching plant in your yard.