Banish Biting Season: Tips for eliminating backyard pests

  • 29 May, 2017

(Family Features) As the weather gets warmer, mosquitoes can prevent homeowners from reaping the benefits of living life outside. According to a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of TruGreen, 85 … Continue Reading →

Tips for Summer Travel with Your Pet

  • 29 May, 2017

(Family Features) The warm summer months call for some fun traveling with loved ones, however, trips can be less fun if four-legged family members aren’t able to come along. Pet … Continue Reading →

Small-space gardens: Easy tips for homegrown flavors

  • 29 May, 2017

(BPT) – The new growing season is upon us. You don’t have to be an experienced gardener to enjoy the many benefits of the season, nor do you need large … Continue Reading →

Prepare Outdoor Spaces for Warm Weather Use

  • 30 March, 2017

(Family Features) Before you can fully enjoy your outdoor living spaces this spring, chances are high you’ll need to wash away a layer of winter grime. Thoroughly cleaning and sprucing … Continue Reading →

3 steps to reach 100 feeling youthful and healthy

  • 30 March, 2017

(BPT) – What will your life be like when you turn 100? A century ago the question seemed almost flippant, a needless consideration for most people, but today it’s very … Continue Reading →

Stainless Steel is Trending Outdoors

  • 9 February, 2017

(Family Features) Stainless steel has been a staple in luxurious, contemporary kitchens all over the world for years. While it’s most often used indoors, this durable, low-maintenance, design-forward material is … Continue Reading →

Winterizing is Key to Better Lawns

  • 6 October, 2016

(BPT) – As September closes the door on summer with falling temperatures and leaves, many homeowners mistakenly slip into hibernation from yard work. However, this timeframe is crucial for prepping … Continue Reading →

Keep Your Trees Green & Your Property Greener

  • 1 August, 2016

Mature trees increase property value by as much as 10 percent, according to the U.S. Forest Service. But a tree can shift from asset to liability when branches, trunks or … Continue Reading →

Attracting Winter Birds

  • 27 January, 2016

Not all birds migrate – find out how to attract resident birds to your backyard during cold weather. (BPT) – While beach-goers, sunbathers and other nature lovers may need to … Continue Reading →

Top 5 Travel Scams

  • 3 August, 2015

These top 5 scams have been featured in Travel and Leisure and Budget Travel magazines. They cover everything from false representation, art of distraction, a Samaritan’s good nature to very … Continue Reading →