Articles Tagged In Outdoors

12 Tips For Safe Grilling

When family and friends gather outdoors to enjoy summer weather, it’s a good bet that a grill may be involved. Learn twelve ways that will making your summer grilling safe.

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4 Things to Do with All Those Fall Leaves

Yes, you can bag them up and put them out on the curb. But if you’re looking to get more creative with your crop of fallen leaves this autumn, you have a few sustainable, useful options. Check out these tips:

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5 Covetable DIY Backyard BBQ Islands

With all the options available out there, you should have no trouble creating a one-of-a-kind DIY grill island that’ll make you the envy of the neighborhood — and the hottest dinner ticket in town.

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6 Amazing Patio Designs for Your Backyard Pool Party

Inspiring patio designs and patios for your backyard pool party. Discover beautiful patio designs from outdoor kitchens, terraces, lighting and outdoor furniture.

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6 Ways to Maintain Your Home’s Exterior

Although a comfy hammock and a tall glass of lemonade may be calling you, take time to do some important home maintenance before you relax. This maintenance checklist will help you keep your home’s exterior in great shape.

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7 Ways to Prep Your Lawn and Garden for Fall

Fall is the harvest season, but it’s also the best time to prepare for spring growth. Make the most of fall’s ideal conditions by following these tips for a lush and healthy spring landscape.

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AHS® Guide to Backyard Home Pool Safety

Backyard pools are awesome, but they’re also a big responsibility. To help keep your summer cool, follow this guide on pool safety. Planning a pool party? We have some great tips for making it a summer success.

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Bugs are Back. Be Ready for Them.

The excitement of backyard BBQ’s and everything outdoors tend to distract us from one of springtime’s most unwelcomed house guests; insects. Stay ahead of the game and learn how to properly defend you and your home against these annoying pests.

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Build Your Best Burger

Building a burger is easy with great burger recipes and an infographic telling you how to build your best burger yet!

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Composting in Style: 5 DIY Compost Bin Ideas

Although at first glance compost seems far from glamorous, using a bin can mask the less pleasant sights and smells of composting.

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Create the Ultimate She-Shed: 6 Ideas That Will Inspire You

Be gone with the beloved man cave and welcome a place of serenity and relaxation for women: The she-shed. Get inspired with decor tips and more.

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DIY Bird Feeders That Will Have Them Flocking Back For More

Turn any window into a room with a view by adding a bird feeder outside of it. These DIY bird feeders are simple, but will have the birds begging for more.

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Don’t Call The Plumber Just Yet: DIY Yard Draining Solutions

Improper yard drainage is more than just an eye sore. It can prevent your grass and flowers from growing. These simple solutions can help solve the problem.

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Easy Tips for a Lush Lawn and Garden

Tired of being cooped up all winter? Hungering for a taste of spring? Your lawn and garden are ready to come out of hibernation too.

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Energy Efficiency Tip of the Month: Lawn Mowers

Everyone thinks about fuel economy when it comes to cars. But what about your lawn mower? Follow these tips to help the environment, save money and make mowing your lawn easier this spring.

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Energy Tip: Save the Environment Through Composting

Did you know food scraps and yard waste make up 20-30% of what we toss? Put that waste to better use by composting and help save the planet in the process.

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Fall Tips - Fall Gardening Advice Worth Cultivating

Now is the time to spring into action. Browse here for all your spring lawn care tips, tricks and needs.

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Five Tips for a Great Staycation

Skip the hassle and expense of a “destination” vacation this year. Here’s how to make your summer break memorable without breaking your budget.

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Fool-Proof Tips for Growing Your Best Winter Garden (With Recipe)

If you’re an avid gardener who’s counting the days until spring, you may be looking for other ways to practice your hobby during these long winter months. There are many winter plants that you can cultivate to satisfy your urges and save you money.

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From the Ground Up: 10 Rules to Grow Your Best Veggie Garden

They say, “Luck favors the prepared.” That holds true for gardening, too. If you follow these 10 simple rules, you’ll be able to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor before you know it.

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Get Out! 7 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas and Tips to Inspire Al Fresco Dining

Outdoor kitchen and dining areas are great for entertaining family and friends on a beautiful evening. These 7 ideas will inspire you to dine in the outdoors.

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Get the Most Out of Compost

Composting isn't just for the people living off the grid anymore. Organic recycling can benefit any household, regardless of whether you're in a brownstone or barn. Still not convinced? We reached out to Jennie Lyon of Sweet Greens for even more advice.

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Get the Most Out of the Outdoors: 6 DIY Fire Pit Ideas

If you want to add a little more flair to your gathering, fire pits can enhance your backyard’s atmosphere -- and you can build one yourself! Here are a few of our favorites to make your backyard the go-to location for any party.

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Glamping: Roughing It Has Become Refined

If you love the great outdoors but dislike the rigors of camping, consider glamping, the term for glamorous camping. With its unique accommodations and luxurious amenities, glamping is a way to enjoy nature without pitching a tent in the rain.

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Go It Alone or Hire a Pro? Cleaning Gutters

Let’s face it: Cleaning gutters isn’t glamorous, but it’s a project you…

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Go It Alone or Hire a Pro? Installing a New Fence

Fencing can add privacy and curb appeal to any home. Is installing a new fence a project you should tackle yourself, however, or should you hire a professional? It’s not as simple as you may think.

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Grow Your Own Food: Hassle-free Organic Gardening

Growing your own organic vegetables and herbs may seem like a lot of work, but it’s really not that difficult. Here are some simple steps you can take to help ensure that the food in your family’s garden is free of harmful chemicals and pesticides.

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Help Your Lawn Through Drought and Dry Weather

A beautiful, healthy lawn can add to your home’s value, but droughts can stress and damage your lawn, leaving grass parched and struggling. What can you do to keep your grass healthy and happy this summer?

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How to Begin Composting at Home: Composting 101

Composting is great eco-friendly solution to managing household waste. Learn how to begin composting at home with expert tips so you can live more green.

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How To Get a Backyard Makeover on a Budget

An attractive outdoor living space doesn’t have to be expensive. There are many budget-friendly ways to make your backyard appealing and ready for summertime entertaining.

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