Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Spilling Out on the Table

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds: How to Make This Delicious Treat

Taking down your home's fall decor? Those pumpkins may still be useful! Here's how to make roasted pumpkin seeds, a delicious fireside treat!

Create a Mini Greenhouse out of a Bottle

Protect garden seedlings from spring frost by creating a mini greenhouse from an empty soda bottle. Simply use a utility knife to slice off the bottom of the bottle, then place it over the seedling.

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.
Vegetable garden

Tips for Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Growing vegetables can help you save money and improve your diet. But before the adventure begins, here's what you need to know about location, light, water and layout.

How to Get an Early Start on Your Spring Garden

Can’t wait to get to garden this spring? Here are a few secrets for getting a successful head start!
Lettuce plants

How to Plant a Fall Vegetable Garden

You can plant and grow yummy vegetables all the way through the fall. Here’s what you need to know.

Three Ways to Grow Onions in Your Vegetable Garden

Find out how to grow onions in a vegetable garden from either onion sets (bulbs), onion seeds, or onion seedlings.
Seed Starter

Five Easy Garden Plants to Grow from Seed

Read for tips on how to plant five easy to grow flowers, herbs, and vegetables from seed, including basil, beans, sunflowers, zinnias, and gaillardia.
Green June beetle on leaf

Attack of the Green June Beetles

I headed out to my garden early to pick vegetables and had charged well into the tangle of tomato plants before I heard and saw hundreds of huge, green June beetles swarming and buzzing all around me! Read on to find out more.