Spring awakening: 5 expert tips to renew your lawn

(BPT) - As a homeowner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about lawn care again. Spring is your first — and best — opportunity to get your outdoor living space in top shape for …

Spring Lawn Equipment: Get Ready for Backyarding in High Style This Year

(NAPSI)—Backyarding is the new trend that’s emerged during the pandemic. Our backyards are where we eat, work, play, relax and socialize, and the green spaces around our homes have proven to be …
5 Tips for Better Home Safety this Spring
Whether you are just beginning to take a stronger safety-first approach or looking to upgrade existing home safety equipment, keep these tips in mind as you spruce up your home for the season.
The future of gardening: Information and inspiration
(BPT) - Gardening saw record growth in 2020 and experts expect many more people will be digging in the dirt again this spring. From “Victory” vegetable gardens to balcony containers, …

3 homeowners insurance tips to know before planting flowers or vegetables

(BPT) - Days are getting longer and warmer, inspiring many to want to spend more time outside. Lots of people enjoy gardening this time of year — it’s an outdoor activity families can do …

Brighten and boost your outdoor space with ease by planting petunias and pansies

(BPT) - Gardening is the perfect way to revitalize your home, enhance your mood and safely spend time outdoors with your family. Sun-loving Wave Petunias® and Cool Wave® Pansies are two great choices for adding high-impact, low maintenance flowers throughout your favorite outdoor spaces,

4 easy ideas to enhance your 2021 garden

(BPT) - Gardening enthusiasm is surging thanks to our increased time at home — whether on a small-space patio or in a larger backyard. In fact, people spent 42% more time gardening in 2020 than the year before, according to Axiom Marketing’s 2021 Gardening Insight Survey, and it is estimated the pandemic contributed to creating nearly 20 million new “gardeners.”

5 Tips for Gardening with Kids

After months of cool weather, the first hint of spring will likely have the whole family eager to dive into outdoor activities.

Next level lawns and gardens: 6 steps to spring success

(BPT) - Americans have spent the past year getting very familiar with their homes and gardens. That’s left owners and renters alike primed to tackle this year’s spring DIY projects with …
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Modern Kitchen and Bath Upgrades

(Family Features) Upgrades happen for all kinds of reasons, but one of the most common purposes of a home renovation is to make essential spaces like kitchens and bathrooms more modern. Modernizing …

Home Upgrades for Better Indoor Air Quality

When most people think about air quality, they’re typically thinking about outdoor pollution.

Installing Bathroom Tile Like a Pro

Updating the flooring can help infuse new life into tired, outdated bathrooms. For an upscale, polished look that doesn’t have to break the bank, consider installing tile flooring.

Attract More Birds to Your Backyard

Feeding birds can be enjoyable for any age group and provide stress relief for all who partake.

Upgrade Your Outdoor Living Space

Home improvement projects aren't limited to indoors. In fact, not only can upgrades to areas outside the house expand your livable space, they can also increase your home's value.

Bird Seed Basics

While almost all bird seed may look pretty much the same to you, it doesn’t to the birds you’re feeding.
5 Reasons to Invest in a Home Service Plan (BPT) - Paying bills. Keeping up with repairs. Daily maintenance. From the fun of decorating to the not-so-fun upkeep, owning a home is a huge responsibility. And although you may think you have all …
How to transform your garage into a multi-purpose powerhouse (BPT) - A garage is no longer just a place to park your car. Today's garages are agile and multifunctional, extending living space and elevating a homeowner's lifestyle.The desire to use the garage …
Keeping Your Financial Assets Safe from Identity Theft (NewsUSA) - October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, when people and organizations learn how to reduce their cybersecurity risks and protect themselves online. Although people are becoming …
BookTrib's Bites: Moving Memoir, Financial Intrigue, Paranormal and Human Drama (NewsUSA)   "Living in Color: A Story of Love, in Sickness and in Health" by Michael Murphy This is the extraordinary true story of the last six months of the life of …
5 Simple Surface Makeovers That Can Transform Any Kitchen or Bath (BPT) - According to a recent report from the National Kitchen & Bath Association, kitchen and bath remodels rank number one and two, respectively, for planned home improvement projects this …
Refresh Your Finances This World Financial Planning Day (NewsUSA) - New Year's Day is a popular time for making resolutions to save more and spend less, but you don't have to wait until January 1 to commit to financial well-being. This October 6, World …
Decorate Your Way to a Howling Good Halloween (Family Features) Costumes and candy may be the mainstays of Halloween, but decorating is a fun way to set the mood and add a little extra excitement in the weeks leading up to the holiday. These spooktacular ideas can help dial up the drama and delight for all ages.
5 Tips for Desirable Fall Decor (Family Features) Let the change in weather be your cue to swap out summer decor for the bold, rich tones of autumn. Regardless of your home's style, these design tips can add festive fall spirit.
5 Eye-Catching Ways to Update Your Home (Family Features) Your home is a reflection of you, and your decor should match your tastes. With some simple home upgrades, you can create the perfect space for you and your family, even if your design preferences change over time. Consider these ideas to get started.
Outdoor fireplaces extend entertaining into fall and beyond (BPT) - As daylight hours shorten and temperatures start to cool, it doesn't mean you have to say goodbye to outdoor entertaining. Autumn can provide pleasant weather that should be embraced, whether …
Annual preventative furnace maintenance tips (BPT) - Thermostats nationwide are flipping from cool to heat mode. In fact, most Americans begin turning on their heat in September, and they are in full heat mode by the end of October, according …
Four Reasons Why Women Should Work with a Financial Planner (NewsUSA) - A growing body of research shows that throughout the next decade women will control significantly more financial assets. Today, they control a third of total U.S. household financial …