Around the Yard

Around the Yard

Watch our lawn and garden videos to find out how to improve the look of your yard.

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How to Repair Leaky Garden Hose

Garden hoses often develop leaks over time. Rather than throwing the hose out, repair it by cutting out the damaged part and joining the two pieces back together using a repair kit. Watch this video to find out more.

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Advantages of a Soaker Hose in Your Garden

Soaker hoses are easy to install and use in your garden and have several advantages over sprinklers or irrigation systems. They release water very slowly, allowing the water to soak deeply into the soil.Watch this video to find out more.

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Growing Herbs in Your Garden

Herbs are easy to grow in containers or a garden, and fresh herbs are a great way to spice up your cooking in the kitchen. Herbs to consider growing include rosemary, sage, basil, and mint. Watch this video to find out more.

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Types of Rakes for Your Lawn or Garden

There are several types of rakes available for your lawn or garden, and each one is used for a different purpose. Some of the most common types of rakes include a leaf rake, a bow rake, and a shrub rake. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Prevent Deer from Damaging Plants in Your Yard

Deer can be a nuisance that can damage or destroy plants in your yard or garden. While there are many products on the market to keep deer away, most do not work. Here are a couple home remedies you might want to try to keep deer away from your lawn or garden.

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old seeds still good to plant

How to Determine if Old Seeds Are Still Good for Planting

If you’re like most gardeners, you’re sure to have bags of leftover seeds lying around. To find out if the seeds are still able to grow, pour the seeds into a container full of water and allow them to sit overnight. The seeds that are still able to germinate will sink to the bottom of the container while the bad seeds will remain floating on top. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Use Your Finger to Plant Seeds at the Proper Depth

Planting seeds at the right depth is even more important than spacing seeds correctly. Watch this video to find out how using your finger as a guide.

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How to Conduct Your Own Soil Test for pH Using Household Ingredients

Find out how to conduct your own simple soil test at home using common household ingredients, such as baking soda and vinegar, to see if the pH of the soil in your yard or garden is acidic or alkaline. Watch this video to find out more.

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