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Spring awakening: 5 expert tips to renew your lawn

(BPT) - As a homeowner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about lawn care again. Spring is your first — and best — opportunity to get your outdoor living space in top shape for …

Spring Lawn Equipment: Get Ready for Backyarding in High Style This Year

(NAPSI)—Backyarding is the new trend that’s emerged during the pandemic. Our backyards are where we eat, work, play, relax and socialize, and the green spaces around our homes have proven to be …
5 Tips for Better Home Safety this Spring
Whether you are just beginning to take a stronger safety-first approach or looking to upgrade existing home safety equipment, keep these tips in mind as you spruce up your home for the season.
The future of gardening: Information and inspiration
(BPT) - Gardening saw record growth in 2020 and experts expect many more people will be digging in the dirt again this spring. From “Victory” vegetable gardens to balcony containers, …
3 homeowners insurance tips to know before planting flowers or vegetables

(BPT) - Days are getting longer and warmer, inspiring many to want to spend more time outside. Lots of people enjoy gardening this time of year — it’s an outdoor activity families can do …

Brighten and boost your outdoor space with ease by planting petunias and pansies

(BPT) - Gardening is the perfect way to revitalize your home, enhance your mood and safely spend time outdoors with your family. Sun-loving Wave Petunias® and Cool Wave® Pansies are two great choices for adding high-impact, low maintenance flowers throughout your favorite outdoor spaces,

4 easy ideas to enhance your 2021 garden

(BPT) - Gardening enthusiasm is surging thanks to our increased time at home — whether on a small-space patio or in a larger backyard. In fact, people spent 42% more time gardening in 2020 than the year before, according to Axiom Marketing’s 2021 Gardening Insight Survey, and it is estimated the pandemic contributed to creating nearly 20 million new “gardeners.”

5 Tips for Gardening with Kids

After months of cool weather, the first hint of spring will likely have the whole family eager to dive into outdoor activities.

Next level lawns and gardens: 6 steps to spring success

(BPT) - Americans have spent the past year getting very familiar with their homes and gardens. That’s left owners and renters alike primed to tackle this year’s spring DIY projects with …
More for your home

Modern Kitchen and Bath Upgrades

(Family Features) Upgrades happen for all kinds of reasons, but one of the most common purposes of a home renovation is to make essential spaces like kitchens and bathrooms more modern. Modernizing …

Home Upgrades for Better Indoor Air Quality

When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution.

Installing Bathroom Tile Like a Pro

Updating the flooring can help infuse new life into tired, outdated bathrooms. For an upscale, polished look that doesn’t have to break the bank, consider installing tile flooring.

Attract More Birds to Your Backyard

Feeding birds can be enjoyable for any age group and provide stress relief for all who partake.

Upgrade Your Outdoor Living Space

Home improvement projects aren't limited to indoors. In fact, not only can upgrades to areas outside the house expand your livable space, they can also increase your home's value.

Bird Seed Basics

While almost all bird seed may look pretty much the same to you, it doesn’t to the birds you’re feeding.
The Truth About Thread Counts (Family Features) Many companies use thread count to make their sheets more appealing and luxurious, but a bigger number doesn't always mean a good buy.
Survey Shows Low Levels of Cryptocurrency Literacy (NewsUSA) -Cryptocurrency continues to expand through the global economy, but approximately 96% of Americans were unable to pass a quiz about the fundamentals of cryptocurrency, according to results …
Spend for the Holidays Without Breaking the Bank (NewsUSA) - After scaling back celebrations last year, people are ready to spend money on gifts, vacations, decorations and entertaining for the 2021 holiday season. But the pressure is on with news …
Gift ideas that save energy (and do a world of good) (BPT) - When checking your holiday list, you’re searching for gifts that inspire joy and delight, and electronic items often fit that description. But what if that gift also happens to have a …
2022 bathroom technology trends poised for popularity (BPT) - The bathroom is one of the most personal spaces in the home. Whether you're energizing your body or relaxing the mind, the bathroom is utilized for many reasons throughout the day. Technology …
Improve Your Home and Its Value (Family Features) Home upgrades happen for different reasons but enhancing your home's curb appeal and value are often at the top of the list. Consider these six ways to increase the value of your house.
Pandemic Sparked Family Conversations We All Should Have (NewsUSA) - And you thought nothing good came out of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a new survey from financial services firm Edward Jones, a third of all U.S. adults say that the trying …
Let Your Small Business Thrive with Smart Financial Planning (NewsUSA) - Sales on Small Business Saturday and during the holiday season can often make or break a small business. During this time, many small businesses are focused on revenues and operational …
7 indoor air quality myths debunked (BPT) - Air quality has become a hot topic. COVID-19 heightened our awareness of all of our surroundings — especially the air we breathe. Because people spend 90% of their time indoors, …
The Royal Roots Of Today’s Christmas Traditions (NAPSI)—Many Americans are not aware that some of the enduring Christmas traditions they enjoy every year are rooted in those started by the British Royal Family back in the 1840s. Here’s a look …
Simple Packing Tips To Ship Holiday Gifts (NAPSI)—Sending gifts to friends and family and getting them there intact can be easy, if you know how. Fortunately, the United States Postal Service does and offers these helpful tips: • To …
Green and healthy floor refinishing: 5 tips from the pros (BPT) - As many homeowners prioritize natural beauty and ease of maintenance in their living spaces, hardwood floors have become a popular flooring option. And for many consumers, that means …