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  • Having used a Stihl brush cutter for 8 years, we can wholeheartedly recommend the FS85 model. It has been an integral part of the maintenance on our organic coconut farm in Brazil.

    Stihl Brush Cutter Review

    Stihl Brush Cutter Review

    by Mary Wickison12

  • You see a fish swim past and it has a leech attached. What can you do to rid your pond of leeches without destroying other wildlife? Here's our trick for safely destroying leeches with a chemical-free trap.

    How to Remove Leeches From Your Pond Without Chemicals

    How to Remove Leeches From Your Pond Without Chemicals

    by Lisa Marie Gabriel65

  • Few things are as cozy on an autumn night than gathering around a fire pit. Even when the weather isn't chilly, I can’t wait to get the kids outside to just relax around a fire.

    How to Build a Fire Pit

    How to Build a Fire Pit

    by Diane Lockridge0

  • Unused outbuildings can be the perfect place to put a sauna. Here is how my family converted a small outbuilding into a sauna, with step by step descriptions.

    How to Convert a Shed Into a Sauna

    How to Convert a Shed Into a Sauna

    by Chris Mills41

  • Rhododendrons are plants with large and beautiful flowers that have a wide variety of colors. Both cultivated and wild species of the genus Rhododendron exist. The genus includes azaleas.

    Rhododendron Photos, Facts, and Care Tips

    Rhododendron Photos, Facts, and Care Tips

    by Linda Crampton34

  • The best formal hedge plants are twiggy and grow back quickly after pruning. Get an overview of the most popular and versatile hedging plants in the US.

    The Best Hedging Plants for Formal Hedges

    The Best Hedging Plants for Formal Hedges

    by Will Apse3

  • Homeowners frequently take pride in a good-looking lawn and for good reason. A healthy lawn doesn’t occur without effort, but it doesn’t need to be as labor intensive as some people make it out to be.

    Characteristics of a Healthy Lawn

    Characteristics of a Healthy Lawn

    by Diane Lockridge0

  • Here is how I removed a tough layer of grass and weed from my yard and converted the muddy clay soil underneath into a nice, fluffy garden plot for planting. I did this without power any power tools; just my own labor, and sturdy equipment.

    How I Turned a Grass Lawn Into a Garden Plot

    How I Turned a Grass Lawn Into a Garden Plot

    by Chris Telden22

  • Sooner or later, power failures hit every pond. For koi, a fish species dependent on electricity, the situation could turn deadly. The best solution is preparedness, before this kind of emergency destroys years of hard work.

    Top 7 Tips to Protect Your Koi During a Power Failure

    Top 7 Tips to Protect Your Koi During a Power Failure

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • When you apply the three pillars of sustainability in your landscape design––ecological, economic, and social––you prepare your landscape to survive hard times and thrive in your natural locale. How is your garden doing?

    Definition and Impact of Sustainable Landscaping

    Definition and Impact of Sustainable Landscaping

    by Sustainable Sue8

  • Most lawn grasses in the U.S. come from Europe, but weather in the U.S. is different. How do we grow grass lawns in our country to make them lush and attractive year round?

    How to Grow Green Grass Successfully

    How to Grow Green Grass Successfully

    by Sustainable Sue2

  • In the past, it was necessary for people who lived out in the country to know how to split fence rails out of logs for the purpose of building fences to protect their crop fields, their property boundaries, or to contain their livestock. But what's the point in knowing how to do it today? Well, check out this article—maybe I can convince you to give it a try!

    How to Split Fence Rails out of Logs

    How to Split Fence Rails out of Logs

    by Rachel Koski10

  • Learn to build and maintain a reflecting pond by following these 12 easy steps. Includes picture-by-picture examples, tips, and helpful links.

    How to Build a Reflecting Pond

    How to Build a Reflecting Pond

    by Kate P27

  • Irrigation controllers direct the timing of your sprinklers. When you program them correctly and attach weather sensors, you can improve your landscape health and lower the water bills too.

    How Irrigation Controllers and Sensors Work

    How Irrigation Controllers and Sensors Work

    by Susette Horspool2

  • Plants which grow on walls include stonecrop, valerian, campanula and Maidenhair spleenwort. Find out how to get plants to grow on walls and what makes a suitable plant for growing on a wall.

    Plants That Grow on Walls

    Plants That Grow on Walls

    by Nettlemere35

  • Learn how and where to locate used grain bins. You can use them for grain storage or even for housing. I'll let you know how to tell a good quality bin from one of poor quality.

    How to Find Used Grain Bins

    How to Find Used Grain Bins

    by Joilene Rasmussen51

  • These two plants are often found together in nature, but one is poisonous and the other is edible. This article helps you identify and differentiate these two in every stage of growth. Many photos are featured here!

    Milk Thistle and Hemlock: The Prickly and the Poisonous

    Milk Thistle and Hemlock: The Prickly and the Poisonous

    by Barbara Radisavljevic63

  • You don’t need to have a backyard the size of the one at Versailles Palace to create a French garden. The same balance and eye appeal are easy to achieve, even on a limited budget.

    French Garden Design

    French Garden Design

    by Kaili Bisson14

  • A how-to with photos and discussion, showing how to take down your old grain bin for moving or complete removal. Be sure to check out the comments for further discussion and advice.

    How to Disassemble a Grain Bin: Picture Tutorial

    How to Disassemble a Grain Bin: Picture Tutorial

    by Joilene Rasmussen59

  • Many robotic lawnmowers (cheaper models) are limited to single zoning a lawn (boundary wire). I briefly explain what single zoning is and its limitation and finally give a step-by-step guide to a simple and inexpensive method for multi-zoning your lawn by using a 2-way switch to create 2 circuits.

    How to Multi-Zone a Robotic Lawnmower

    How to Multi-Zone a Robotic Lawnmower

    by Arthur Russ2

  • A pole hedge trimmer is the perfect tool for taller and bigger hedges. Which is best: cordless, electric, or gas? Should you buy or rent? Find the best models here.

    The 5 Best Pole Hedge Trimmers

    The 5 Best Pole Hedge Trimmers

    by Will Apse3

  • My neighbor, who is an excellent carpenter and all around handyman, designed and built this chicken chateau and greenhouse duplex. Here are instructions to help you build one, too, with photos to guide you.

    How to Build a Chicken Coop and Greenhouse Combo

    How to Build a Chicken Coop and Greenhouse Combo

    by Yvonne L B33

  • Moss in a lawn competes with grass, looks unsightly and can make mowing more difficult. Fortunately it is easy to get rid of, and measures can be taken to prevent it

    3 Easy Steps to Killing Moss in Lawns

    3 Easy Steps to Killing Moss in Lawns

    by Eugene Brennan12

  • If you can make a mud pie, you can make an oven from clay, sand, and a bit of labor. Here's my account of building a low-cost wood-fired oven using easy-to-find material. Pizza, bread, and fun!

    Building a Wood Fired Earth (Cob) Oven

    Building a Wood Fired Earth (Cob) Oven

    by Ed Murphy29

  • Trees are beautiful additions to any landscape and yard. However, not all trees are created equal. Many beautiful trees are prone to shedding not only leaves, but branches, nuts, cones, or other debris throughout the year. Here are five trees that require a lot of maintenance.

    5 Worst Messy Trees for the Lazy Landscaper

    5 Worst Messy Trees for the Lazy Landscaper

    by Jayme Kinsey32

  • Here are some tips on where to locate the pond, how to keep it clean, and information about pond liners, plants, and aeration—all important factors to consider when planning a pond.

    How to Create a Small Backyard Pond

    How to Create a Small Backyard Pond

    by Dolores Monet1

  • To summarize my review of the DR Lawn and Leaf Vacuum, I would have to give it an A. I think it is built very well and will last a very long time. It is easy to use and is a huge time saver! Read my review to learn more.

    My DR Lawn and Leaf Vacuum Review

    My DR Lawn and Leaf Vacuum Review

    by Sheila Brown9

  • DIY step-by-step instructions with photos for how to sharpen your lawn mower blade. Save money by sharpening it yourself.

    How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

    How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

    by Anthony Altorenna16

  • Most people hate crabgrass. Advertisers teach us to when they promote their many products for killing it. Although it has benefits and farmers love it, homeowners would much rather be rid of it.

    How to Kill Crabgrass in Your Lawn Naturally

    How to Kill Crabgrass in Your Lawn Naturally

    by Sustainable Sue3

  • Mowing, weeding, and fertilizing ushers in lush, green grass to yards and landscapes. In Ohio, lawn grass needs constant care to keep turf healthy.

    Caring for Ohio Lawn Grass

    Caring for Ohio Lawn Grass

    by Teri Silver1

  • If you've been to a cemetery to visit a loved one, you probably noticed many stones, especially older ones, in desperate need of repair or at least a good cleaning. There are specific to dos and not to dos when cleaning a headstone. The steps provided here will take you through cleaning a stone.

    How to Clean an Old Headstone

    How to Clean an Old Headstone

    by Keely Deuschle49

  • Learn about starting a mower properly, solving fuel, oil and ignition system problems, carburetor fault finding and lots more troubleshooting tips.

    How to Fix a Lawn Mower That Won't Start

    How to Fix a Lawn Mower That Won't Start

    by Eugene Brennan65

  • This article shares a bit about scythes; why I like mowing with one, and why you might like it, too.

    Mowing With a Scythe

    Mowing With a Scythe

    by Rachel Koski31

  • Cities across the nation are passing ordinances that make gas-powered leaf blowers illegal to use. This is a boon for those of us who work from home, but what are the alternatives for gardeners?

    Alternatives to Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

    Alternatives to Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

    by Sustainable Sue26

  • Dethatching or removing thatch buildup from your lawn is a simple process. An improved appearance and healthier lawn is the result!

    How to Dethatch Your Lawn

    How to Dethatch Your Lawn

    by Juli Seyfried0

  • Shrubs offer privacy and can screen unattractive house foundations. Shrubs add color and texture to your view. This article, complete with photos and helpful links, will teach you how to choose the right shrub for your area.

    Common Shrubs for Temperate Climates That Are Easy to Grow

    Common Shrubs for Temperate Climates That Are Easy to Grow

    by Dolores Monet10

  • Find out how the top string trimmers match up in power, weight, and amenities. If you use or are buying a string trimmer, this comparison will help you know which string trimmer to buy.

    Comparison of Echo and Stihl String Trimmers

    Comparison of Echo and Stihl String Trimmers

    by Joseph Davis11

  • Learn what to consider when designing a plant bed near your swimming pool. This can create a lush, luxurious environment for lounging and enjoying your poolside retreat for seasons to come!

    Great Plant Choices for Your Poolside Landscape

    Great Plant Choices for Your Poolside Landscape

    by Chris Major0

  • Water leaks can cost you thousands of dollars on a large landscape, so they need to be discovered and fixed as soon as possible. This article will teach you how to find irrigation leaks.

    How to Detect a Water Leak in an Irrigation System

    How to Detect a Water Leak in an Irrigation System

    by Susette Horspool15

  • Think twice before cutting the lower limbs from evergreens. Limbing up the trees may seem like a good idea at the time, but it may introduce problems.

    Why Not to Limb up Evergreen Trees

    Why Not to Limb up Evergreen Trees

    by landocheese9

  • Let me show you how to make a beautiful goldfish pond that will give your property such added beauty and be such a wonder for you, your family and friends to enjoy for years to come!

    How to Make a Beautiful Goldfish Pond

    How to Make a Beautiful Goldfish Pond

    by Jackie Lynnley105

  • Residential landscaping doesn’t require a ton of money. You just have to be creative and put some thought into your choices. Find out how your yard can be the envy of the neighborhood without draining your bank account.

    Landscaping on a Small Budget

    Landscaping on a Small Budget

    by Linda Chechar22

  • Plant a rain garden to catch runoff from rainfall and melting snow. Our rain garden captures runoff from our house and landscape and channels the excess water into our rain garden.

    How to Build a Rain Garden for Catching Rainwater

    How to Build a Rain Garden for Catching Rainwater

    by Anthony Altorenna14

  • If you want to build or create a fishing lake, this article will tell you virtually everything you need to know to ensure your project is successful.

    How to Build an Artificial Fishing Lake

    How to Build an Artificial Fishing Lake

    by Cindy Lawson184

  • An electric start feature makes mowing so much easier and convenient. Here is my top 3 list regarding the best electric start lawn mowers currently available.

    Top 3 Best Electric Start Lawn Mowers 2019

    Top 3 Best Electric Start Lawn Mowers 2019

    by Paul Goodman5

  • A brief overview of the John Deere 318 lawn tractor, including: a review, information about attachments for it, where to find one for sale and what kind of price tag you'd be looking at.

    John Deere 318: JD's Best Lawn Tractor?

    John Deere 318: JD's Best Lawn Tractor?

    by Harry Sheen6

  • All about mesquite trees, sometimes called the Devil Tree. Lots of photos and a video of what those mesquite thorns can do.

    All About Mesquite or Devil Trees

    All About Mesquite or Devil Trees

    by C E Clark129

  • Help save endangered species by making a beautiful frog pond! This easy-to-follow guide will show you how.

    How to Make a Frog Pond

    How to Make a Frog Pond

    by Adele Cosgrove-Bray26

  • Well-planned landscapes have an overall "look" to them that can be classified as a style. This article introduces native styles from around the world that are considered exotic in other locales.

    Landscape Design Ideas, Styles, and Themes

    Landscape Design Ideas, Styles, and Themes

    by Sustainable Sue10

  • There are some excellent reasons to avoid using too much fertilizer on your lawn. Here, you'll find a discussion of optimum lawn care and practical environmental stewardship.

    5 Reasons to Not Over-Fertilize Your Lawn

    5 Reasons to Not Over-Fertilize Your Lawn

    by Catherine Tally9

  • This is a basic sprinkler system troubleshooting and repair guide for the homeowner. Follow these easy step-by-step diagnostic instructions to simplify most common irrigation system problems.

    Troubleshooting Sprinkler Systems

    Troubleshooting Sprinkler Systems

    by Bert Holopaw1

  • Fire is elemental. We are drawn to it in many forms. This article explores various ways to bring it into your home landscape. It also goes over some general practices and guidelines to consider to make it safe and enjoyable.

    How to Use Fire in Your Home's Landscape

    How to Use Fire in Your Home's Landscape

    by Chris Major0

  • Wheelbarrows get old, but that doesn't necessarily mean they must be replaced. Here's how one common model was rejuvenated instead.

    How (Not) to Repair Your Wheelbarrow

    How (Not) to Repair Your Wheelbarrow

    by Doc Snow16

  • Whether you choose to install a scarecrow to protect your plants from pesky critters, or just want to decorate your yard (or porch) for autumn, building a scarecrow is easy! All you need are a few simple supplies.

    Instructions for Making a Scarecrow

    Instructions for Making a Scarecrow

    by Diane Lockridge0

  • A guide to help central Florida homeowners with lawn pest infestations. Insect damage can quickly give a green lawn unsightly brown spots. Luckily a healthy lawn normally recovers quickly after detection and treatment of the pests.

    How to Control Central Florida Lawn Pests

    How to Control Central Florida Lawn Pests

    by Bert Holopaw0

  • The Japanese maple tree is famous worldwide for its beauty and elegance. In Japan itself, the maple tree—or kaede—is one of the nation's most famous trees, especially during fall. This tree has a significance attached to it that goes a little bit beyond aesthetic beauty, and this significance is something not a lot of Westerners are aware of. This hub explores the meaning of the Japanese maple tree to the Japanese people, and its place in society and culture.

    Kaede: The Japanese Maple Tree

    Kaede: The Japanese Maple Tree

    by truefaith76

  • Do you have an unsightly bare spot under your bird feeders? Most of us do, but there are options for making that area as pretty as the rest of your yard. Discover my 8 easy solutions for transforming the space under birdfeeders.

    8 Easy Ways to Landscape Under Bird Feeders

    8 Easy Ways to Landscape Under Bird Feeders

    by Connie Smith42

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