Fall

October Lawn & Garden To-Do List

In October, gardeners have a color show unequaled in any other season. While many summer annuals are still blooming, trees begin their yearly show of fall color, and fall-blooming perennials explode into bloom.

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installing insulation

Tackling Fall Maintenance and Weatherization Chores

Fall chores include insulating and weatherizing your home in preparation for the cooler months ahead.

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Home improvement expert Danny Lipford preparing a house for fall.

Fall Maintenance Tips for Smart Homeowners

Find tips on how to get your house ready for fall, including weatherstripping, servicing your heating system, and preventing fires. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford outside house in front of porch.

Smart Home Maintenance and Improvement Tips for Fall

Fall is just around the corner, and we’ve got some great tips to help you save energy this winter, improve the efficiency of your heating system, and make sure your home is safe during the cold weather ahead. Read on to find out more.

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House with fall leaves under tree in yard.

Fall Home Maintenance To-Do List

Cool weather is on the way, making it the perfect time to do a little fall cleanup and maintenance around your home before old man winter arrives! Read on for tips on how to clean and maintain your home for fall both inside and out.

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Fall flowers

Colorful Ideas for Fall Flower Containers

With the arrival of fall, it’s time to think about some new flowers in your containers and planting beds. The cooler weather may limit your choices, but there are still plenty of plants and flowers to brighten up your porch or planter. Read on for some colorful ideas to enhance your fall flower containers.

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Fall leaves preserved with glycerin

How to Preserve Fall Leaves and Branches with Glycerin

There are many ways to preserve fall leaves, from pressing to waxing to drying. Preserving with glycerin is unique, however, because it keeps the leaves soft and preserves quite a bit of the color. Glycerin-preserved leaves are perfect for crafts, arrangements, and wreaths; and the process is incredibly easy. Read on to find out how.

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Lawn mower cutting grass

How High to Mow Your Lawn for the Final Cut in the Fall

John asks, “What height should I mow my lawn for my final cut of the fall?”

Once your grass stops growing for the season, it’s a good idea to give it one last cutting at a lower height. Read on to find out how to give your lawn its final haircut of the year.

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