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  • Electric Lawn Mowers

    Wired Magazine reviews some of the latest electric lawn mowers and their top choice is the Sunlawn. It’s manageable weight, easy storage, and simple battery replacement give it the top scores…

  • Adirondack Chair Plans

    Among The New Yankee Workshop Projects we like the most are the classic Adirondack Chairs and Loveseat. For a sustainable touch use reclaimed wood such as old deck plank boards like…

  • Landscaping Tips to Sell Your Home

    It’s proven that curb appeal counts a lot towards how soon and for how much your home will sell. With just a few minor and inexpensive changes to the outside of…

  • Backyard Planters

    Extreme-HowTo has a DIY solution for building backyard planters. These planters are built using pressure-treated landscape timber and are great as vegetable gardens or flower beds.…

  • Call 811 Before You Dig

    Matt Navitsky of the Common Ground Alliance has informed us of a new nationwide phone number, 811. This number has been established by the FCC to protect underground utilities as well…

  • Pool to Pond Conversion

    Swimming pools are great fun but if the kids have moved out or you find yourself sunbathing less and less, you may want to consider turning the pool into another type…

  • House Plants

    The best way to clean your air? Get some houseplants! Forget the expensive air-filters or ugly ionizers. Select a few house plants that will not only improve the look of your…

  • Gnome Time

    Shelterrific has touched on kitsch gold. The venerable gnome. They can bring a touch of humor to any home and also a bit of luck. Get your gnome on here.…

  • Tree Pruning for Spring

    Here’s a tree pruning guide from easy2diy.com. Now is the best time to get your trees and shrubs into shape for Spring and Summer. Essentially, proper pruning is essential for a…

  • Landscaping Plan

    Landscaping your home should not be considered an afterthought if you are planning to upgrade the value of your home through remodeling or other renovation. A nicely appointed home landscape can…

  • Compost Bin

    We like thisbamboo composter we posted about on ReadyMade but if you need better aeration then check out this bin made of recycled black plastic that has plenty of holes to…