Outdoor Living Articles & Tips

Take your grilling space to the next level with tricked-out outdoor kitchen appliances. For much of the year, an outdoor kitchen can really expand the footprint of living space in your home — and there have never been so many options for creating... Read more .

Don’t get taken for a ride. Uncover the truth behind these riding lawn mower misconceptions. Not all grass is created equal. We’re busting the most common riding mower myths — from mowing wet grass to mixing up your mowing pattern — to help you... Read more .

With simple, regular maintenance, your mower will have your neighbors thinking the grass really is greener in your yard. It’s time to break out the riding mower and get to work. To make sure it’s ready to do the job, Ed Rzasa, subject matter... Read more .

What’s hot in gardening this year, plus cool tools to help you make the trends bloom in your yard. What garden trends have sprung up this year? When it comes to outdoor spaces, it’s all about ease, function and simplicity. Whether that’s... Read more .

Whether your flowerbeds are just taking root or you’re nursing a long-established vegetable garden, mulch can keep your greenery healthy and provide protection. Despite its mixed reviews, successful gardeners know that organic mulches are more... Read more .

Follow our expert’s advice to help avoid accidents while using your lawn mower, chainsaw, weed wacker and other yard tools. Spring is in the air. Soon enough it will be time for all those outdoor chores you either love or dread: cutting and... Read more .

These cost-effective landscaping ideas will help you create your dream garden. A great garden can raise a home’s value. But, perhaps even more importantly, it can raise your spirit. A gorgeous garden doesn’t have to break the bank, either. “The... Read more .

Is it time to call the repairman — or time for grill replacement? Warm weather means the start of grilling season. But as you dust off your gas grill for the first spring cookout, you might find that you forgot to clean it out before winter, and... Read more .