Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Southern magnolia

How to Grow Magnolias in Your Yard

What southern garden is complete without the majestic, fragrant magnolia tree? If you've long admired the beauty of magnolias, you'll be happy to learn that they're quite easy to grow. Read on to find out more about growing magnolias in your yard.
Small-space gardening

Small-Space Gardening

Don’t let a lack of space stop you from creating an incredible garden getaway. Check out these ideas from Southern Patio.

Today’s Homeowner Radio Show for October 17, 2015

Listen to and read about the October 17, 2015, Today’s Homeowner with Danny Lipford radio show.

Expanding a Patio for Entertaining 

This week we're helping a blended family expand their patio to better meet their needs. 
Family room with large sliding glass doors

JELD-WEN Windows and Doors Star in Today’s Homeowner Project

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Windows and doors should play a starring role in every home, and that’s especially true on the Kuppersmith Project. Read on to find out more.

Self-Watering Planter Inserts

Self-watering planters make life easy for busy gardeners. Southern Patio's easy-to-use insert converts most planters to self-watering.

Drop-In Self-Watering Planters

Southern Patio’s drop-in self-watering planter helps keep your garden looking fresh, and your plants watered, green and beautiful.
Danny Lipford and April Spencer testing home infomercial products.

Testing Infomercial Home Products 2013

Watch this video as we put eight home products to the test that you’ve seen advertised on TV infomercials, including Groutinator, Ruggies, Mighty Light, EZ Moves, Pocket Hose, and Magic Mesh.
Danny Lipford in driveway in front of Kuppersmith house

The Kuppersmith Project 9: Floor & Patio

Work on the Kuppersmith Project – my extensive renovation of a 1926 Tudor style home – kicked into high gear with the sanding and finishing of the antique heart pine floors and installation of a beautiful paver patio.