As the season changes from the warm days of summer to the chilly days of fall, it’s the perfect time to prep your home for the cold months ahead, including sealing and insulating your home and making your kitchen ready for holiday guests.
September’s home maintenance chores focus on getting your home ready for the cooler weather ahead. Read on for tips on everything from servicing your HVAC system to keeping your fireplace in top shape, along with a printable to-do checklist.
September heralds the fall gardening season with cooler temperatures and a first taste of autumn in the air. Now’s the time to be outside to enjoy the beautiful weather while taking care of some of the following lawn and garden tasks for September.
August is in the “dog days of summer,” the hottest and most sultry time of the year. Everything seems languid and still – except mosquitoes – and the sun threatens to bake lawns, gardens, and gardeners alike.
June marks the official start of summer and is a great month for working in your garden and lawn. Most parts of the country are green and teeming with birds, butterflies, and flowers; but the heat and summer drought haven’t taken hold.