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Welcome to my video channel where you can watch full episodes of Today's Homeowner and regular segments from the show, "Ask Danny," "Simple Solutions" with Joe Truini, and "Best New Products" with Jodi Marks. Or, use the search bar in the upper right-hand corner to browse the library of more than 2,000 videos on every aspect of your home, including DIY home improvement projects and gardening tips.


How to Make Leaf Compost

Mulching is a natural way to build up soil and add nutrients, but if you let your leaves stay where they fall they can create a natural habitat for pests and some diseases. If you put your leaves in a compost pile you may notice that many are still intact while the vegetable matter is broken down.

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How Much Does a Swimming Pool Cost?

Here’s what it takes to add a swimming pool to your yard, from design and layout to construction and finishing touches. Watch this video to find out more.

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Leaning Trees

Staking and tying off a leaning tree is a fairly common practice, but it can be avoided by properly planting the tree in the first place. Often times trees lean because of limited access to sunshine.

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Circular Saw Crosscut Guide

The easiest way to consistently make accurate crosscuts with a circular saw is by using a homemade crosscut jig. Watch this video to find out how.

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Hydrangea Propagation by Ground Layering

Ground layering is an easy way to propagate hydrangeas. First, cut a notch in one of the branches of the main plant or scrape a little bark off the underside. Take the same branch, bend it over, and bury it in the ground. Make sure at least one leaf node will be underground.

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Tea Bag Watering

Adequate moisture is essential for healthy plants. Before you plant your pots, try putting used wet tea bags in the bottom of the container to absorb and release water slowly. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Sand Round Objects

Sanding isn’t typically that difficult when you’ve got a flat surface because the sanding pad or sandpaper you’re using is also flat. It becomes a little more difficult when you’re working with a round surface. Slightly modify your technique and it’s no problem.

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Proper Mowing Techniques

Turf expert Dr. Trey Rogers tells us the best way to insure good lawn health is to mow properly. That begins with a sharp mower blade and mowing more often.

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