Watch this video for some tips on how to improve your yard from Julie Day, the writer and editor of the Around the Yard section of our website.

Lawn and garden topics covered include:

  • How to keep weeds in your yard under control.
  • Maintaining your lawn mower.
  • How to apply fertilizer to your lawn.
  • Building a DIY raised planting bed vegetable garden.
  • How and when to prune trees and shrubs.
  • Watering plants in your yard.
  • Different types of mulch for your yard.
  • How to make a DIY baffle to keep squirrels away from your bird feeder.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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