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The Complete Guide to Garden Hose Fittings
The Complete Guide to Garden Hose Fittings

Eugene has a keen interest in DIY and gardening. Over a 30 year period he has also become self taught in garden power tool maintenance.How to Connect Up a HoseThis guide shows you what fittings you need to connect up your garden hose to an indoor or garden tap and also how to attach it to spray nozzles, sprinklers, pressure washers and coiled hoses.

Porch Renovation
Porch Renovation

Arthur strives to balance aesthetics, functionality, and quality with costs when planning DIY projects in the home and garden. In the BeginningMany years ago, when we bought our house the existing porch, which had cute Georgian style windows and an ornate door, was just an uninsulated cold empty shell.

Grow Herbs From the Produce Section to Save Money
Grow Herbs From the Produce Section to Save Money

I like to write about DIY gardening and general homesteading tips. I hope to provide readers with ideas and inspiration. How to Choose Which Herbs to GrowWhen you are looking through the fresh herbs in your produce department to cook with, you look for the greenest, freshest looking, and most fragrant herbs that you can find.

Hurricane Season Is Just Around the Corner
Hurricane Season Is Just Around the Corner

Andrea lives in Florida and is familiar on how to prepare for hurricane season. Start Preparing For Hurricane Season NowIf you live in Florida or Texas or any other state that has experienced the wrath of a hurricane, you know the importance of hurricane preparedness. The hurricane season lasts from June to November.

Choosing an Area Rug by Fiber Content
Choosing an Area Rug by Fiber Content

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. Area rugs play a major role in the overall look and feel of a room. They add warmth, personality, color, and style underfoot. Rugs anchor a space and help bring all the elements of a room together.

What You Should Know About All-in-One Paint and Primer
What You Should Know About All-in-One Paint and Primer

Matt is a professional painter and freelance writer, sharing his knowledge, house-painting tips, and product reviews. Paint With Primer in It—Is It Real?Practically every paint manufacturer now sells a product that supposedly primes the surface while painting. Behr was the first company to successfully market and sell these products through a massive marketing campaign in 2009 that eventually led other paint manufacturers to add & 34;self-priming& 34; or & 34;paint and primer in one& 34; to their paint can labels.

A Guide to Names of Weeds (With Pictures)
A Guide to Names of Weeds (With Pictures)

Eugene is an avid gardener and has been passionate about growing things for over 40 years.Twitter @EugenesDIYDen This guide helps you identify the 22 most common weeds that you& 39;ll encounter in your yard, flower beds or lawn. Some are annuals and others are perennials—many are easy to eradicate, others more difficult to eliminate.

Good vs. Bad Ladybugs in Your Garden and How to Tell the Difference
Good vs. Bad Ladybugs in Your Garden and How to Tell the Difference

Dorothy is a Master Gardener, former newspaper reporter, and the author of several books. Michael is a landscape/nature photographer in NM. Ladybugs Are Always Hungry!All ladybugs have gluttonous, insatiable appetites for aphids and other insects, and that& 39;s a good thing. Some of them, however, can be more of a nuisance than a benefit.

How to Make a Big Design Statement on Your Walls
How to Make a Big Design Statement on Your Walls

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. While that geometric wallpaper and metallic paint finish are to die for, are they worth the risk? You could be making a costly mistake, and one you might not like once it’s up on your walls.

How to Plan Your Room Layout
How to Plan Your Room Layout

Linda is a seasoned writer and home-decorating authority. She loves sharing design trends, decor ideas, and useful tips with her readers. Homeowners and renters often want to how to layout a room. If you recently moved into a new house or apartment, an efficient layout of the space can save you money and time.

How to Build a Man Cave
How to Build a Man Cave

I built what some people refer to a “man cave.” My space is simple and cheap, but comfortable and somewhat secluded. Here& 39;s how I did it. About 13 years ago, I had a two-story, two-car, detached garage built. We still park cars in the bays, but the second story had become a catch-all storage area.

How to Dry Herbs From the Garden
How to Dry Herbs From the Garden

Britney has her B.A. in Environmental Management and Sustainability, and Cassie has her certification in plant-based nutrition. There really is nothing like walking out to your backyard garden and picking some fresh herbs for an awesome plant-based recipe you are making. You cannot compare their taste to supermarket & 34;fresh& 34; herbs.