Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Jodi Marks and Dan Levin with Flex-Drain Pro Drain Pipe

This Flexible Pipe is Perfect for Do-It-Yourselfers

Landscape drainage work is not for the faint of heart, but this flexible pipe makes the job much easier. Watch Jodi Marks' review to learn more!
yard speaker that looks like a rock

Installing a Sound System in Your Yard

A custom outdoor sound system with hidden speakers can add a touch of class to your outdoor environment. Speakers can be disguised as rocks or other natural features to blend in with the outdoor environment.

Fire Ant Removal

For many of you, fire ants are a familiar foe, and for many more they soon will be. These little reddish/brown insects came into the U.S. along the Gulf Coast from South America earlier this century and are rapidly spreading North and Westward.

How to Choose a Hedge for Your Yard

A hedge is a great way to enclose a space or create a backdrop in your yard. When selecting the plants for a hedge, be sure to choose ones that are suitable for your area. Also take into account the size, spacing, maintenance required, and disease resistance of the plants you select.
lawnmower and Tricia

Tips for Conserving Water in Your Lawn and Garden

From catching rainwater to raising the height of your mower two inches, there is a lot you can do to conserve water in your lawn and garden. Watch this video to find out more.
old seeds still good to plant

How to Determine if Old Seeds Are Still Good for Planting

If you’re like most gardeners, you’re sure to have bags of leftover seeds lying around. To find out if the seeds are still able to grow, pour the seeds into a container full of water and allow them to sit overnight. The seeds that are still able to germinate will sink to the bottom of the container while the bad seeds will remain floating on top. Watch this video to find out more.
Mixing coffee grounds in to a compost bin.

Benefits of Adding Coffee Grounds to Garden Compost Piles

A compost pile is a great way to turn garden waste into rich soil. Coffee grounds are especially good to use, since earthworms love them. Watch this video to find out more.

Advantages of Native Plants

If you're looking for low maintenance plants for your garden you don't need to look any further than your own backyard. Organic Landscaper Rachel DeToro tells us that native plants are a great addition to the landscape because they are readily available and they require little special care since they occur naturally in the wild.
Moss being removed from stones with scrub brush and bleach

How to Remove Moss from Walks and Steps in Your Yard

Moss growing on surfaces you walk on—such as sidewalks, stepping stone paths, decks, steps, or stairs—should be removed, since it can make them slippery and cause a safety hazard. Watch this video to find out how.