landscaping

How to Get the Greenest Lawn on the Block — Naturally

A lush lawn does not require a lush dollar amount. Try one of these inexpensive and environmentally-kind tricks to get the greenest grass on the block.

6 Ways to Improve Your Curb Appeal for Next to Nothing

A few cheap, easy fixes will snaz up your home's curb appeal without making an ugly mess of your bank account.

9 Easy Home Improvements That Add Thousands to Your Listing

Grab your paintbrush! A few simple (and frugal!) improvements can add much-needed curb appeal — and dollars — to your home's selling price.

8 DIY Backyard Home Improvements That Save You Big

Summer's around the corner, which means extra hours in the day for home improvement. Spruce up your backyard with a spiffy and affordable project.

10 Things You Should NOT Do to Your Yard This Fall

With the holidays approaching the last thing on your mind is next year's lawn. Prep your yard now to save time and money on landscaping next spring.

Save Money and Water With These 6 Clever Landscaping Hacks

If you've been eyeing your neighbor's perfectly landscaped lawn, try some of these strategies to create a low-cost outdoor oasis.

6 Cheap Ways to Stage Your Home in a Buyer's Market

Home sellers can be low on leverage in a buyer's market. But these six simple, inexpensive things can help you make the sale.

6 High-Tech Tools to Help Your Garden Grow

From identifying flowers to knowing the best time to plant those peas, bring your old-fashioned garden up to snuff with these six stellar tech tools.

5 Household Fixes You Should Stop Paying Others For

You don't have to be a handyman to take care of household hiccups. Instead, save money by handling these common problems yourself.

Landscaping for Energy Conservation

Over time, investing in green landscaping can reduce your heating bills as much as 25 percent and summer cooling bills by 50 percent or more.