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  • 5 Step Poinsettia Care

    The Poinsettia is synonymous with Christmas and will remain beautiful and healthy for at least two months after the holidays have passed if you follow these easy steps. 1. Keep them…

  • Revive Your Home and Garden in Seattle

    Thursday, Oct 1st we’ll be checking out the grand re-opening of Revival Home & Garden in Seattle as they’ve settled into a new shop at 1517 12th Avenue in Capitol Hill.…

  • The Time is Now for Artificial Lawn

    We love the smell of fresh cut grass like the next person and taking pride in a well manicured lawn is an accomplishment, but in the current age of water conservation…

  • Gettin’ Dirty in the Yard

    + Sprinkler System Install + Laying Sod + Shear Willpower + Love the Golden Barrel Cactus + Water Saving Gadgets for Your Garden…

  • Roof Gardens Galore

    Chris from Apartment Therapy turned us onto a great new blog Our Brooklyn Roof Garden. The images found here make us long for New York again but we are still enjoying…

  • Build-It-Yourself: Wood Patio Planter

    Our planter box (above) didn’t come out quite as nice as we had hoped but next time we’ll be sure to follow these great instructions from Danny Lipford for building a…

  • Garden Toad Stool

    Here’s an innovative piece of garden furniture that is beautiful in its simplicity. The Toad Stool is very portable and keeps you off the ground but with such a small footprint…

  • Lowes Goes All-In on How-To Videos

    After a recent site redesign it looks like Lowes has rolled out a ton of new how-to videos that are hosted on YouTube. The videos work well with no ads and…

  • Nothing Runs Like a John Deere Giveaway

    This week we’re giving away TWO baseball caps from John Deere! Modeled above by Laura Dahl, these caps are mean and green and look great on a boy or girl in…

  • Winterize a Swimming Pool

    Unless you live in the Southwest, winter has already hit you hard and this article may have arrived a bit late for you but MonkeySee has some informative home improvement videos…

  • How to Hang a Window Box

    If you like the idea of fresh flowers, plants and herbs, yet the idea of maintaining a large garden makes your green thumb cower in fright, try maintaining a smaller plot…

  • Pesticide Alternatives

    Lawn pesticides are toxic and are immediately dangerous to children and animals who often don’t heed warnings and roll around in the poison. Here are some alternatives to ridding your lawn…

  • Build Your Own Garden Box

    Growing your own herbs and vegetables can be very rewarding but the ground in your yard may not be the most fertile. If that’s the case then consider building your own…

  • Be the Boss (of your yard)

    Cultivating your lawn with this tool is no joke. Called the “Yard Boss” this power cultivator won the Organic Gardening Editor’s Choice Award and also features a ton of attachments such…

  • Time to Get Growing

    Spring has sprung and that means its time to get started on your garden – that’s if you haven’t already started putting your green thumb to use. One of the best…

  • How Does Your Garden Grow?

    Now that most of us are enjoying the highly anticipated spring season, the focus turns to outdoor projects, including gardening. Yet depending on your yard space, time commitment and gardening skill,…

  • Beginner Houseplants: Types and Care

    Just because your thumb isn’t green you shouldn’t be scared of owning and caring for house plants. The trade off for the little care that these plants need is in your…

  • The Best Plants for Your Window Box

    On the subject of flowers, the Manhattan Users Guide has answered the question of “What can I plant in my window box?” We’ve always been partial to Zinnias and Impatiens but…

  • Repot in Time for Spring

    Plants are a great way to add some life to your home, but do you ever wonder why no matter what you do you just can’t keep them alive? Ok, so…