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Hurricane Help Page

Check out our Hurricane Help page for a wealth of articles and videos on how to prepare your home for the next tropical storm. You’ll also find a printable hurricane supply list you can take to the store with you, as well as a hurricane to-do list to help you get ready before the next big one hits.

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How To Control Dollarweed (Pennywort) in Your Lawn

If you live in a warm or coastal climate, you’ve likely experienced the invasion of dollarweed (also called pennywort) in your lawn or garden. Dollarweed is caused by excess moisture, and it thrives in areas of poor drainage, excess irrigation, poor soil, and thin turf. Here’s what you need to know to control dollar weed in your yard.

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How to Amend Soil Around Shrubs and Garden Plants

After loading my cart with flowers and bushes at the garden center, I head straight for the soil aisle to pile on bags of manure, and soil conditioner. But is amending the soil around garden plants really a good idea? Read on for the scoop on how to – or not to – improve the soil in your garden.

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Tile being laid on a floor

How to Lay a Tile Floor

Laying a tile floor is not as hard as you might think and can save the expense of having it professionally installed. Read this article to find out everything you need to know about laying a tile floor from measuring and layout to cutting and laying tile.

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Choosing the Right Size Vegetable Garden

“What size should my first summer vegetable garden be?”

One of the hardest decisions in planning a garden is deciding what size. Read on for tips on planning the garden that’s right for you.

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How to Install a Tree Swing Safely

Tree swings can provide years of fun, but it’s important to install them in a way that guarantees both your safety and the health of the tree.

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How to Solve Problem of Wood Stain Not Drying

Lauren asks, β€œThe stain on my cabinets is still tacky after two days of drying. What should I do?”

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How To Make a Mossy Flower Vase

Take advantage of the summer blooms in your garden by making this attractive mossy flower vase! This easy DIY project makes a great gift and is a perfect way to display everything from a handful of garden flowers to a magnolia blossom. Read on to find out how.

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