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5 Simple Ways To Untangle Your Christmas Lights

Christmas lights under a tree

It’s coming up to that time of year again! The time when you have to get out the Christmas lights and hope that they aren’t in a big, tangled mess. Spoiler alert- they almost always are. If you’re one of the many people who dreads untangling your Christmas lights each year, never fear! There are …

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5 Ways To Use Fall Leaves in Your Garden

Cleaning the lawn from the old leaves.

There’s nothing like the crisp autumn air to get you in the mood for fall gardening. As the leaves start to turn yellow and red, it’s time to put your creativity to work and come up with fun ways to use all those gorgeous foliage! Don’t let that beautiful foliature go to waste. There are many …

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How to Kill Weeds Without Hurting Your Garden

weed pulling - gardening in the spring

Weeds are a frustrating part of gardening, whether you have a bed full of florals or vegetables. Unfortunately, they are more than just an eyesore. Weeds compete with plants for nutrients and water, acting as a host for diseases and pests, which can quickly transform your garden from an oasis to a nightmare. While properly …

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Stock Tank Pool Ideas Perfect For A Small Backyard

Two colorful beach balls float on the water in a stock tank swimming pool.

While an in-ground or traditional above-ground pool may not be the perfect idea for your small backyard, a stock tank pool is a simple and aesthetically pleasing solution. Essentially, it is an oversized metal bucket used to provide livestock with water. And with a little imagination and a few pool ideas, it becomes the ideal addition to a small backyard. The …

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The Best Outdoor Rugs for Your Deck or Patio

outdoor patio with rug and furniture

Rugs tie a room together. Most of us are used to having them inside the home, but what about your outdoor spaces? Before you balk at the idea, imagine your favorite outdoor space cozied up with a rug. Now imagine that rug to be made out of element-proof material that won’t get brittle or moldy …

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How To Attract Fireflies Into Your Yard

firefly on grass

There is a special kind of magic that you feel when you watch fireflies light up your yard on a summer night. Everyone loves to watch their twinkling lights and be inspired by this amazing natural display. For many, it’s an experience that takes them back to childhood, when firefly lights held so much mystery …

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