In The Garden
We all want a garden that makes our neighbors (and us) green with envy. Our gardening section has all the information you need to grow and maintain a healthy, attractive garden that perfectly complements your old home. Our encyclopedia and garden glossary can help with your more common questions but be sure to check out our massive collection of gardening stories and Q&A courtesy of the Michigan State University Extension Service and All About Lawns, a lawn care site.
How to Repair Cracks and Loose Plaster in a Concrete Swimming Pool
If your pool has a few minor damages like cracks or loose plaster, refer to this guide to… More
Ant or Termite? How To Tell the Difference
Learning the difference between ants and termites is the first step to determining the best course of action… More
Essential Tools for Successful Lawn Care
Do you know the necessary tools to keep in your shed for the proper care of your lawn?… More
Winter Garden Design: Trees to Add Dramatic Flair
The epic image of winter conjures bare tree limbs set against gray skies and a landscape dappled in… More
3 Key Lawn Care Tips
Think about timing, tools, and your grass type before you embark on a serious lawn care program. Find… More
Understanding the Charming Picket Fence
Are you trying to figure out which fence styles work best for your old house?More
Small kitchen designs work when flexibility is designed in. This great example also incorporates Green features.
Reclaimed wood is a great combination of beauty and eco-friendliness. We feature a unique staircase fashioned from reclaimed timbers.
Installing insulation is simplest and most effective Green Renovation you can do. Here's some facts on insulation and old homes.