Painting A Concrete Patio With Spectacular Results

Not everyone has the coin to put down pavers on their patio. Sometimes painted concrete will do just fine to dress things up. Over at the thehandmadehome.net blog, Jamin and Ashley show how they … [Read more...]

What Causes Tomato Blossoms To Drop?

You may be an "old hand" at raising tomatoes or you may be an "eager beaver" who has set out their first plants this year. In either ease, however, you are likely to discover the bane of all … [Read more...]

How To Make Classy Solar Walkway Lights With Only 3 Items

For lighting a walkway or garden path for a party, solar mason jar lighting can be magical... this project could very possibly be one of the easiest to do and simple to understand. On top of that … [Read more...]

You Can Salvage Old Wood And Give It A New Life In The Garden

Using aged, reclaimed wood offers a number of advantages. It saves money, is environmentally efficient, and lends a distinctive and authentic character to any project. No one will confuse your … [Read more...]

Tomato Care Growing Questions and Answers

Question: I am losing about half of my tomato crop because of fruit rot. Sunken round spots develop over the ripening fruit. The spots enlarge rapidly in warm weather. Answer: There are a number … [Read more...]

8 Ways To Beautifully Integrate Your Outdoor Hot Tub

A hot tub has long been a great comfort to have in the privacy of your own backyard but sometimes... it can be an eye sore. This post will help you with the items to consider you need to keep in … [Read more...]

Key Measurements: Designing Your Perfect Front Porch

Front porches disappeared for a while but they are making a comeback. According to a 2011 USAToday article 2/3 of new homes built had a porch. In this post Steven Randel discusses the various … [Read more...]

11 Ways To Get More From Your Porch This Summer

In order to be able to truly enjoy those summer afternoons in style at your own home, your porch may need some modification or updates. However this does not require spending loads of cash. … [Read more...]

Tips For Lighting Your Landscape For Drama and Function

We've all seen in movies how lighting can create drama... lighting can do the same in your garden... create drama, yet be funtional. This posts goes over the many ways you can light up your … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Deck Out Your Patio As A “Budget Decorator”

As you decorate and design your backyard one of the problems most of us face is the decorating budget. This does not have to be a problem though. There are many different ways to design your yard … [Read more...]