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How to Use a Stump Grinder

Stumps can be a hassle in the landscape, but a stump grinder is an easy solution to remove the obstacle without needing to dig, chop, or pry through extensive root systems to eliminate the stump. But is a stump grinder right for your job, and how can you use it safely and efficiently? About Stump...

Going from Wallpaper to Paint

When renovating a room in their home, many people make the choice to go from paint to wallpaper. Generally, the only preparation needed is to fill holes or damage to the wall and then simply hang the wallpaper. There is however, a little more involved when the choice is to go from a wallpapered...

Shop Local This Holiday Season

Whether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping. It is easy to get overwhelmed with sales...

Planning the Perfect Buffet

Holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and other special occasions bring family and friends together in celebration. Yet it is easy to forget that weeks and months of preparation and planning goes into just one day of feasting on delicious delicacies, succulent bite-size entrees and fun...

Boost Your Curb Appeal

Whether you want to refresh your home’s curb appeal to sell it or you just want to make it the marvel of your block, the first impression is usually the only one you get. Don’t wait to improve your home's visual appeal and beauty just for the benefit of future occupants. With just a few quick...

Starting a New Lawn

Sometimes, through acts of nature or maybe too much fertilizing, it's necessary to start a totally new lawn or to completely rebuild large areas of an existing lawn. In these cases here's what you'll need to do.Tools & Materials you'll need: Rotary tiller Rake Seed Seed spreader Watering hose and...

Four leaf blowing tips

Leaf blowing can be an excellent alternative to trying to rake or sweep up leaves. Based on the amount of raking you need to do, renting or owning a leaf blower could be an option that you may want to consider. If you do decide to get one, or you already have it, here are four tips for its use:Dry...

Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months. To increase the quality of...