Home Ideas

DIY Sleek New Centerpieces

Put together a modern flower arrangement that, while decidedly stylish, will still look right at home on a table full of burgers on the back porch.

Ask The Expert: Affordable Natural Cleaners That Work

Trish Riley, founder of Go Green Gifts shares her low-cost remedy on buying natural cleaners.

Paint The Fence! Without Breaking Your Back

What are we to do when dutiful upkeep of our yard delimiter requires a fresh coat of whitewash?

Shop the Sales: 9 Yard & Garden Bargains

We've shopped the stores and trolled the Web, and found nine great yard items worth snapping up while the getting is good.

Expert Q&A: What Color To Paint Your House?

We spoke with Sherwin Williams’ Director of Color Marketing Jackie Jordan—and turned up comprehensive color crib notes!

What to Plant Now for Spring

Not lucky enough to live in warm-wintered Florida or have a greenhouse at home? There are still some options for keeping your thumbs green and digging in the actual ground during the winter months.

Spend Less on Greens at the Grocer

Here’s a few options to go from garden to gorgeously plated in minutes.

7 Worst Yard Decorations Ever

Do not make these seven mistakes when decorating the yard.

Gardening: What to Get in the Ground This Minute

Fall gardening is the greenest of pastimes—what better way to earn your fresh air than by putting a few more oxygen producers into the earth?

Girls Can Snowblow Too: Our 7 Tips For Safety

If you’ve never operated a snowblower, here are our seven key tips for carefully blowing the snow.

What Will Organic Gardening Cost?

RedPlum has taken out the financial guesswork and broken down just what switching to organic gardening will cost you.

Gutter Cleaning 101

Fix your runoff problems the old fashioned (free) way.

Backyard Bargain: Stamped Concrete Replaces Pavers

Looking to get your backyard in shape for less money?

4 Cool Tools for Winter Yard Work That Make Great Gifts!

Four cool tools to combat your cold-weather yard fatigue, and get you falling in love with working outdoors all over again.

Want Better Air at Home? Trash Your Shower Curtain Liner

Poor home air quality can cause breathing problems and make allergies worst. Here are a few tips to keep the airflow in your home less of potential health risks.