How to Get Rid of Squirrels in 10 Different Ways

If you go to great lengths to keep your yard, flower beds, and outdoor furniture in good shape, you know how irritating it can be when squirrels make a mess of things. Sure, they’re cute, but squirrels certainly don’t practice social niceties or pay mind to our personal property. So is it possible to co-exist with these adorable anarchists while still keeping them out of … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Squirrels in 10 Different Ways

How to Clean Beach Chairs

Whether you live on the beach or just love to visit it, you probably have outdoor furniture dedicated to shoreside relaxation. These loungers are used frequently in extreme outdoor elements, so to keep them in great shape for the long haul, regular maintenance is a good habit to start. The combination of oceanside climates and continuous usage can be tough on chairs, so you should … Continue reading How to Clean Beach Chairs

How to Clean Outdoor Cushions

You may not realize it, but your outdoor cushions and pillows have to withstand a lot. Direct sunlight, pouring rain, dirt and dust, wine spills, greasy sunblock splatters, and the list goes on and on. While they’re constructed out of fabric made to endure harsh outdoor conditions, your cushions are still susceptible to stains and damage — especially if they’re left out during winter or … Continue reading How to Clean Outdoor Cushions

How to Clean a Grill

Nothing tastes better than food cooked on an outdoor grill. However, only a well-kept grill will produce the mouthwatering results you want. If you aren’t sure how to clean a grill, or it’s been a long time since you’ve given the equipment a good scrub, it’s time to get to work. Before you start cleaning: We recommend checking the warranty and care instructions for any … Continue reading How to Clean a Grill

Tidy Garden Storage and Work Space

24 Garden Storage Ideas For a Tidy Workspace

Does it feel like there’s always something to tidy up or put away in your outside space, no matter how big or small it is? Clutter seems to gather when gardening, entertaining, or even watering your hanging plants. Wouldn’t it be nice to store all your garden clutter in a way that keeps everything you need right at hand, without the clutter? Keep reading and … Continue reading 24 Garden Storage Ideas For a Tidy Workspace

Man Watering Lawn

9 Tips for How to Conserve Water in Your Garden or Lawn

Did you know that less than 1% of the planet’s water is usable? Saltwater and water trapped in glaciers make up the other 99%. On top of that, Earth’s drinkable water supply is finite, and 40 out of 50 U.S. states expect water shortages within the next decade.  Watering your lawn for 20 minutes once per week uses as much water as taking 800 showers, … Continue reading 9 Tips for How to Conserve Water in Your Garden or Lawn

The Ultimate Fall Cleaning Checklist

While spring gets most of the attention when it comes to deep cleaning, fall is also a time to pull on the rubber gloves and tidy up your home. This is especially true if you’re planning to decorate your home and/or entertain over for the holidays. So get your home ready for sweater weather relaxation by following our fall deep cleaning checklist. Kitchen Let’s start … Continue reading The Ultimate Fall Cleaning Checklist

The Seasonal Garden Planting Calendar You Should Be Following

Planting and managing a garden is a fun family activity that gets you outside and enjoying your outdoor space. While gardening is exciting, it does take planning and research to know what to plant and when to do it. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned pro, a garden planting calendar is a helpful tool to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. Keep reading to … Continue reading The Seasonal Garden Planting Calendar You Should Be Following

The 15 Best Flowers to Plant in the Spring

Spring is a beautiful time to put on your gloves, head to your garden, and spend time reconnecting with nature. Once you’re out in the yard, take a moment to celebrate the season’s arrival with gorgeous spring-blooming flowers. It’s important to plant your early spring flowers between late summer and late fall, so they bloom on time.  If you weren’t prepared, that’s okay! There’s always … Continue reading The 15 Best Flowers to Plant in the Spring