How to Master Container Gardening

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Container gardening is a great option for any deck or patio. You can grow herbs, vegetables and more without a ton of space or much of a green thumb. The key is doing a little prepwork before you’ve even touched a seed or seedling. We’ll show you how!

How to Grow a Bee and Monarch Butterfly Garden

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If you’re a homeowner, no doubt gardens and landscaping ideas are on your to-do list this time of year—and there tends to be a lot to do. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a yard that’s gorgeous and low-maintenance? It’s possible! Using a variety of plants that attract pollinators like bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, you can have a lush, colorful garden, as well as the free time to enjoy it.

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Free Printables! Daily, Weekly & Monthly Cleaning Schedule

Daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules from the Homemakers blog

There’s been a lot of talk about New Year’s resolutions lately, and we’ve noticed that, in 2016, many people are pledging to slow down and appreciate life’s simple pleasures. They’re getting back in the kitchen and enjoying more home-cooked meals. They’re having regular game nights with their families, and they’re hosting more dinner parties with the friends they just don’t see enough.

Doesn’t that sound fantastic? Why aren’t we all doing that?

Beyond Landscaping: Fall Curb Appeal Ideas for Your Home

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You’ve done your fall garden prep, and your yard is the envy of the neighborhood, but something’s missing. As the temperatures drop and the trees lose their vibrant foliage, your home should become more welcoming, but right now, the exterior’s just sort of… blah.

It’s a problem nearly every homeowner faces this time of year, but it’s an easy fix. Let us show you how!