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.
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
DIY Deck Installation Series
Make use of the outdoors with a great deck. Check out this nine part deck series on repairing… More
7 Big Ideas for Small Backyard Gardens
Space constraints or maintenance concerns make a small garden a practical choice for many homeowners. Here are some… More
How to Install and Maintain a Cobblestone Walkway
Cobblestone walkways provide an ordered elegance to a driveway or walkway. Laying cobblestones can be a satisfying DIY… 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.
- After 1970
- Before 1800