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October Lawn & Garden To-Do List

In October, gardeners have a color show unequaled in any other season. While many summer annuals are still blooming, trees begin their yearly show of fall color, and fall-blooming perennials explode into bloom. Read on for a list of October to-do jobs for your yard.

Winter Care For Outdoor Flower Containers

Cold weather’s coming, but that doesn’t mean gardening has to come to an end! While winter can be hard on containers and plants, there are steps you can take to protect them from the cold. Read on to find out how to keep your outdoor container plants happy and healthy this winter.

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing and Thaw Frozen Pipes

Winter has arrived, and that means bundling up trying to keep warm. The pipes on your house need protection from the cold as well. Read on to find out how to prevent your pipes from freezing and some tips on how to thaw them out safely if they do.

January Thaw and Indian Summer: Fact or Folklore?

There are all sorts of folklore terms for weather quirks and regional patterns, but the January Thaw and Indian Summer are pieces of weather folklore that have roots in actual weather data. Read on to find out more.

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

With the feel of fall in the air, it’s time to think about getting your home ready for colder weather. Much of the routine maintenance that needs to be done this time of year will not only help keep you cozy this winter, it will also save money on your heating bill and protect your biggest investment—your home.

How to Winterize the Grass in Your Lawn

Your lawn’s nutrient needs change in the fall in preparation for the cold weather ahead. If all the conflicting advice about whether or not to winterize your lawn has left you confused, you’re not alone! But figuring out what to do may not be as hard as it seems.

Here Comes Fall

It can be 95 degrees in Mobile, Alabama, where I live and 60 degress in New York at the same time. What this means is, some parts of the country starts thinking about fall and cooler months a lot quicker than others and if you think about it, the first day of fall is only 16 days away? Hard to believe. It’s a good time to start thinking ahead about what you would like to do to your home to prepare it for colder weather. We have numerous articles here on our website and will be posting more soon to help you save money and be more comfortable.