A Short Guide to Seed Culling
Learn how to sort through and cull your old seeds prior to planting.
Carpentry Tips: Better Performance From Your Screws
If you are supporting shelves, a mirror or anything heavy on a plaster wall, try this tip to get the most hold out of the screws you use.
Carpentry Tips: Easy Nailing
Tired of hammering your finger to the wall? Use this quick carpentry tip for painless, accurate nail hammering.
Composting Leaves and Mulching Leaves
Don't toss those leaves aside! Our master gardener shows how raked leaves can be used as mulch or compost.
Culinary Herbs and Their Uses
Here are some ways you can make the most out of those culinary herbs you grew in your herb garden, like parsley, thyme, basil and cilantro.
Deadheading Annuals - When and Why
Deadheading annuals is important for keeping the garden looking neat and preventing the plant from going to seed.
Flea Beetle Control
Flea beetles can wreak havoc on your garden. Try this flea beetle control method in your garden.
Garden Edging Ideas
Adding edges around garden and landscape features will give your yard a cleaner, sharper look.
Growing Beans: Pole or Bush Beans
When growing beans you have a choice: do you want to bend down or not? Learn the differences between pole beans and bush beans. Happy growing!
Growing Bearded Iris
Growing bearded iris is fun but tricky. Watch and learn how to "divide" this beautiful flower to ensure a healthy, colorful bloom every year.
Cilantro can be a tricky herb to grow. The key to growing cilantro is succession planting. Watch how our Master Gardener ensures a bountiful harvest.
Growing daffodils is easy and fun. Here's a tip you can try to ensure a healthy, beautiful daffodil bloom.
Finding fennel can be hard, but growing it is easy! Learn how to grow fennel all season long.
Growing Gladiolas: How to Extend your Gladiola Bloom
Here's a short guide to help you extend the bloom and beauty of your gladiolas.
Hyacinths are one of the most fragrant springtime flowers. Growing Dutch Hyacinth, one of many hyacinth varieties, is a great garden project.
Growing Pansies for Early Color
Pansies bring an early burst of color to the garden while waiting for later blooms.
Growing poppies is a great way to add color to your yard or garden.
Growing Rosemary from Cuttings
Here's a quick and easy technique for growing rosemary. By selective cutting and timely planting, you can quickly add rosemary to your herb garden.
Growing Sugar Snap Peas
Harvest sugar snap peas at the right time, or they'll get starchy and bland. Here's a quick tip on growing sugar snap peas.
Growing Tomatillos is a fun vegetable gardening project. Here are some tips for growing and harvesting tomatillos in your garden.
Harvesting broccoli should be done before the florets start to separate. Watch and learn the best way to harvest broccoli in your garden.
Hens and Chicks
Learn how hen and chicks perennials are a low maintenance addition to the garden.
How to Build a Bench
A sturdy bench can find many uses in your home. Building a bench is also a fun woodworking project.
How To Build A Birdhouse
Fill your yard with chirping birds and wake up to nature's songs! Follow this guide on how to build a birdhouse for House Sparrows.
How to Build a Cabinet
Make the most of your storage space by building a customized cabinet perfectly suited to your space and storage needs.
How to Build a Candle Holder
Candle holders are wonderful accent and décor pieces. Learn how to build your own!
How to Build a Chair
A chair is an essential piece of furniture. Here's how to build a chair that will last you for years to come.
How to Build a Chest of Drawers
A chest of drawers is a versatile furniture piece perfect for storage and showing off your style.
How to Build a Coffee Table
Step up your woodworking game and give this coffee table DIY project a try.
How to Build a Compost Bin
A compost bin is an outdoor container used to produce organic compost for your garden. Learn how to build a compost bin.
How to Build a Desk
Customizing a desk brings great aesthetics to any space, big or small.
How to Build a Dog House
This dog house DIY is suitable for small or medium-sized dogs.
How to Build a Drawer
A drawer gives you a handy storage place for everything from personal items to important documents.
How to Build a Fire Pit
Outdoor fire pits are incredibly easy to build and enhance your backyard atmosphere.
How to Build a Kitchen Island
Kitchen islands create counter space and a focal point in the kitchen. Learn how to build a kitchen island for your home.
How to Build a Planter Box
A wood planting box makes it easy to garden on a patio, deck or almost anywhere there's sun.
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed
Raised garden beds make gardening easy and look great.
How to Build a Ramp
Ramps are essential features in accessible homes and accessible design.
How to Build a Sawhorse
A Sawhorse is a woodworking apparatus used to support a board or plank for sawing. Save money and build your own!
How to Build a Shoe Rack
Storing footwear on a shoe rack will keep your closets and entryways neat and well organized.
How to Build a Shoe Rack
A shoe rack is essential for big families and/or small entryways. Here’s a good guide on how to build a shoe rack.
How to Build a Storage Cabinet
Storage is a common concern when dealing with space optimization. Here is a simple way to build a storage cabinet for your home.
How to Build a Table
Building a table is a great way to hone those woodworking skills.
How to Build a Toy Chest
Learn how to build a Toy Chest to keep playrooms and kid's rooms neat and tidy.
How to Build a Wardrobe Cabinet
Build your own wardrobe cabinet for a tidier bedroom space.
How to Build a Wine Rack
A wine rack is a convenient and attractive way to store bottled wine.
How to Build Floating Shelves
Floating shelves open up lots of creative possibilities for decorating your home. Here's how to build floating shelves for any room in your home.
How to Build Ladder Shelves
the best storage solutions are creative and unexpected. These ladder shelves add lovely lines and storage space to any room.
How to Care for Spring Shrubs
Shrubs that bloom in the spring can be pruned after they finish flowering. Follow these steps to get the most bloom from your spring shrubs every year.
How to Clean an Air Conditioner
Keeping your air conditioner clean and in good working order will extend its life and protect your health.
How to Clean Silverware
Dishwasher detergents leave deposits and other elements that accumulate on your silverware. Here's how to clean silverware the fool-proof way.
How to Clean Tools
Tools get get grubby, grimy and dirty over time. Here is how to clean tools in an easy and cheap way.
How to Cut a Tile
Home renovations and decorating projects often include tile work. Here's how to cut using a very basic tool -- your angle grinder.
How to Dethatch a Lawn
A beautiful lawn takes time and effort. Here's how to dethatch a lawn to keep it healthy and green .
How to Dry Flowers
Drying flowers is a great way to preserve their color and beauty. Learn how to dry flowers using just a few materials.
How to Extend the Life of Paintbrushes
Save money on paintbrushes by using this trick to extend their life.
How to Fix a Clogged Sink
An effective and chemical-free way to clear a clogged drain and fix a clogged sink.
How to Fix a Hole in the Wall
Here's how to fix a hole in the wall and get that damaged drywall back to a presentable state.
How to Fix a Leaky Faucet
A leaky faucet is annoying to listen to and a waste of water and money.
How to Fix a Loose Screw
Over time, screws can come loose. This quick and easy tip will help tighten that screw back into place.
How to Fix a Slow Drain
If your drains are clearing slowly, follow these environmentally-friendly steps.
How to Freeze Corn
To enjoy fresh corn all year round, consider freezing it.
How to Freeze Herbs
Freezing fresh herbs is the best way to keep your winter dishes flavorful and colorful. Here's how to freeze herbs picked from your herb garden.
How to Grow Amaryllis
Amaryllis is easy to grow indoors during the Winter or colder months. Find out how to grow amaryllis in your home.
How to Grow Beets
Beets are a nutritious root vegetable that keep long after harvest.
How to Grow Mint
Mint is great in hot and cold drinks, not to mention many main and side dishes. And growing mint is easy! Learn how to grow mint in your garden.
How to Grow Onions
Onions are a great vegetable for the almost any garden, as they will grow almost anywhere. Learn how to grow onions in your garden.
How to Grow Paperwhites
Paperwhites add beauty to any space. Learn how to grow paperwhites indoors.
How to Grow Plants from Seeds
You can grow many interesting varieties of plants and flowers from seed. Up your garden game!
How to Grow Raspberries - Fall Raspberries
Raspberries can yield their berries in both the summer and in the fall. Here are some tips on how to grow raspberries for the fall season.
How to Grow Tomatoes: 3 Support Options
To get the best harvest from your tomato plants, it's important to give them the right support. Here how to grow tomatoes with three support options.
How to Hang a Door
Hanging a door is a relatively simple task as long as it is done correctly. Here's how to hang a door in your home.
How to Hang a Mirror
A hanging wall mirror adds style and a sense of space to a room.
How to Hang a Picture
Pictures and artwork are essential to complete the décor of a room.
How to Harvest Lettuce
Here's how to harvest lettuce three easy ways.
How To Harvest Squash Blossoms
The male squash blossom flower can be prepared any number of ways to make a tasty treat.
How to Install a Doorbell
Doorbell installation is a simple project requiring little time or expertise.
How to Install a Garbage Disposal
Garbage disposal units make kitchen clean up a breeze.
How to Install a Medicine Cabinet
A medicine cabinet provides crucial storage space for the bathroom.
How to Install a Motion Sensor Light
Security and protection play an important role in today’s home. Here's how to install a motion sensor light for your home.
How to Install a Programmable Thermostat
Programmable thermostats can save you money on your bills. Here's how to install one.
How to Install a Split Rail Fence
Installing a split rail fence is an great way to add character to a yard. Here's how to install a split rail fence in your yard.
How to Install a Storm Door
A storm door provides energy efficiency, weather-resistance, aesthetics and peace of mind.
How to Install a Tile Backsplash
A tile kitchen backsplash is a great way to add value and style to the kitchen space.
How to Install a Toilet
Learn how to replace or install a toilet and save money.
How to Install a Towel Bar
Towel bars not only improve the look of your bathroom, but they also are handy.
How to Install a Water Filter
A below-the-sink water filter provides clean, filtered water for the home.
How to Install a Window Air Conditioner
Window air conditioners are inexpensive and easy to operate. Here's how to install a window air conditioner.
How to Install a Wireless Doorbell
Wireless doorbells are convenient and easy to install.
How to Keep Track of Gardening Tools
This easy-to-follow tip will ensure that you never lose track of tools in the garden.
How to Make a Bookshelf
Building a bookshelf is an exciting DIY to undertake.
How to Make a Bouquet
Here are some simple tips on how to make a bouquet. Put all those beautiful flowers to good use!
How to Make a Room Divider
Room dividers let you create separate activity areas within a larger space. Here's how to make a room divider using stacked storage cubes.
How to Make a Stool
A wooden stool can be a functional and attractive addition to your home or workshop.
How to Make a Wooden Box
This mahogany storage box features finger joints and a simple manila rope for easy carrying. Learn how to make a wooden box in just a few hours.
How to Make Bread and Butter Pickles
There are many types of pickles, and everyone has their favorites. Watch how to make break and butter pickles using fresh cucumbers from your garden.
How to Paint a Door - Preparation
Here's how to protect oddly-shaped objects like doorknobs from paint splatter.
How to Paint a Room
A new color or fresh coat of paint can do wonders to a room. Here's how to paint a room like a pro.
How to Paint Metal
A good coat of paint is one of the best ways to protect metal fixtures and furnishings from rust and corrosion. Read on to learn how to paint metal.
How to Pickle Cucumbers
There are two main types of cucumbers - pickling cucumbers and slicing cucumbers. Learn how to pickle cucumbers using both varieties.
How to Plant Garlic
The best time to plant garlic is in the Fall. Be sure to pick out the right variety for your growing zone.
How to Plant Shrubs
Shrubs are wonderful additions to your yard and outdoor spaces. Here's how to plant shrubs with ease.
How to Prepare a Room for Painting
The difference between a good painting job and a bad painting job is the preparation.
How to Prepare Seedlings for Outdoor Transplant
As you get ready to transplant your seedlings outdoors, try this professional tip.
How to Prepare Your Garden for the Spring and Summer
A successful garden begins with a healthy dose of preparation before planting.
How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing
Dipping winter temperatures can cause pipes to freeze. Follow these steps to prevent pipes from freezing in your home.
How to Prevent Unplugged Extension Cords
This pro tip will help prevent your extension cords from coming unplugged when using power tools and other appliances around the home.
How to Protect Your Fixtures
Your kitchen and bath fixtures have nice, clean finishes that can damage easily. Here's how to protect your fixtures when doing repairs or installs.
How to Protect Your Paintbrushes
This simple trick will protect your paintbrushes in between projects.
How to Refinish Wood
Wood furniture and wood surfaces can become discolored, faded and worn. Here's how to refinish wood and bring it back to a healthy, new-looking state.
How to Remove Carpet
All carpets eventually succumb to wear and tear. Here's how to remove carpet to make way for something new.
How to Remove Tape without Damaging Finish
Watch how to remove tape without damaging the finish.
How to Remove Wallpaper
Wallpaper can become dated, torn or faded. Here's how to remove wallpaper to make room for something better.
How to Remove Wallpaper - Alternative Version (Green)
Here's an alternative way to remove wallpaper without caustic chemicals.
How to Replace a Bathroom Faucet
Replacing a bathroom faucet is an easy way to breath new life into the space.
How to Replace a Ceiling Fan
Learn how to replace your outdated or broken ceiling fans.
How to Replace a Ceiling Light
Follow this simple DIY to update your ceiling light fixtures.
How to Replace a Doorknob and Lockset
Replace the doorknob & lockset of a door to enhance the security & look of the home.
How to Replace a Shower Head
A new shower head can improve water pressure and update the look of your bathroom.
How to Replace a Smoke Detector
Modern smoke alarms are more reliable and install in minutes.
How to Replace an Electrical Outlet
Old or substandard outlets can be an accident waiting to happen. Learn how to replace electrical outlets in your home.
How to Replace an Outdoor Lighting Fixture
A new outdoor lighting fixture is a great way to give your outdoor spaces a new, brighter look.
How to Replace Your Cabinet Pulls
A quick and inexpensive way to update your kitchen cabinets.
How to Revive Hanging Baskets
If those hanging baskets you bought in the spring start to look bedraggled, try these simple tricks to bring them back to life.
How to Roast Tomatoes
Roasting intensifies the flavor of vegetables, especially tomatoes. Here's how to roast tomatoes in your oven.
How to Sand Wood
Finishing is an important part of every woodworking project, and a good finish requires proper sanding. Follow this basic guide on how to sand wood.
How to Sharpen Garbage Disposal Blades
Sharpen your garbage disposal blades to keep the unit working in tip top shape.
How to Stain Wood
Staining wood lets you customize the look of your woodworking projects to match your home's decor.
How to Store Carrots and Beets
Properly storing your carrots and beets will keep you eating fresh vegetables well into the Winter months.
How to Store Squash and Pumpkins
Squash and pumpkins will keep longer in specific conditions. Here's how to store squash and pumpkins for the Winter.
How to Store Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes need to be harvested before or right after the first light frost. Learn how to store sweet potatoes to enjoy in the months ahead.
How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal
A functioning garbage disposal makes for a happier kitchen!
How to Use a Caulk Gun
Learn how to use a caulking gun to seal joints and fill gaps.
How to Use a Circular Saw
A circular saw is an essential tool for an aspiring builder or woodworker.
How to Use a Hammer Drill
Hammer drills are often used for drilling holes in concrete. Some are also used for inserting or removing screws.
How to Use a Jigsaw
A jigsaw is a handheld power tool mainly used to cut curves.
How to Use a Sander
Wood can be sanded by hand or with an electric sander. Types of power sanders including belt, orbital, mouse and sheet. Here’s how to use a sander.
How to Use an Angle Grinder
Here’s how to use an angle grinder to cut tiles or metals, sharpen blades and grind down many kinds of materials.
How to Use Peat Pellets
Peat pellets (pots) are perfect for flowers that need a head start before transplant.
How to Use Soap to Improve Screws and Drawer Slides
Soap is a great solution for better screw performance and drawer sliding.
How to Use Wood Putty
Wood putty makes it easy to repair holes, dents and chips that can mar the beauty of a natural wood surface.
How to Varnish Wood
Woodworking projects look their best when they have a great finish. Here's how to varnish wood, a popular choice for its transparency and longevity.
Installing Under Cabinet Lighting
Installing under cabinet lighting is useful in kitchens, bathrooms, closets and workshops.
Mulch Types and Their Uses
Mulch is an essential tool for the gardener/landscaper. But there are number of mulch types, so pick the right mulch for the application.
When renovating or remodelling a home, knowing how to paint concrete is essential.
Perennial Garden Design - Adding Annuals
Adding annuals to perennial gardens is one way to ensure color all summer long. This perennial garden design tip comes with some caveats, however.
The Fall is the best time to be planting daffodils. Here's how to plant daffodils in your lawn or garden.
Fall is a great time to plant tulips to ensure a beautiful springtime bloom.
Lilacs will look their best when treated to proper pruning. Pruning lilacs does not require special talent or tools, just patience!
Pruning tomatoes is essential when growing tomatoes from a single support to control growth and maximize their output of fruit, not foliage.
Reviving Your Herb Garden
By late summer, most herbs are past their prime. Learn how you can revive your herb garden and enjoy fresh growth long into the Fall.
Sedum Autumn Joy - Growing Tips
Autumn Joy is a popular variety of sedum. Here are some vital tips to keeping your Sedum Autumn Joy looking its best.
Shade Plants and How to Keep Them Cool
Some plants and vegetables like broccoli and arugula don't do well in the heat. Here's how to cool off cool weather shade plants.
A great garden starts with great soil! Learn how to add valuable nutrients to your soil by sheet composting.
Summer Garden Tips
Want to grow your greens all summer? Here are some summer garden tips that will have your garden producing delicious greens well into the Fall.
Summer Salad Ideas: Use Herbs
Need some summer salad ideas? A dash of fresh herbs from your garden will do wonders to liven up a summer salad.
Tomato Blight Treatment
Tomato blight can be difficult to deal with. Here are some tips for tomato blight treatment in your garden.
Tool Tips: How to Remove a Nail
Learn how to remove a nail without damaging a surface or finish.
Transplanting Seedlings: How to Prepare Seedlings for Outdoor Transplant
Prepare your seedlings for transplant outdoors to help ensure they thrive.
Types of Lilies and How to Grow Them
Lilies are easy to grow. By planting a few different types of lilies you can have flowers blooming in your garden all summer long.
Weed Identification and Fall Weeding
Many weeds wait until Fall to produce seeds. Here are some weed identification tips to use around the lawn and garden in the Fall to manage weeds.
When to Harvest Cauliflower
Each cauliflower plant grows one head of cauliflower. Look for these signs to know when to harvest cauliflower.
When to Harvest Onions
Onions are typically ready for harvest around late summer. Learn how to harvest onions and how to dry and store them for the winter.
When to Harvest Potatoes
Harvesting potatoes can happen at a couple different intervals as they grow. Watch the video to find out when to harvest potatoes in your garden.