How to – make a terrarium

Terrariums are a unique and decorative way to keep and display plants in your home. Creating these little globes of greenery is half the fun, so here’s how to make your own terrarium.

How To: Clean a Down Comforter

Most down comforters have a tag with care instructions that read, “Dry Clean Only.” But if you’re on a budget, or just avoiding another errand, you can clean your down comforter at home. It’s only possible, though, if you have a large-capacity front-loading washer. In a small machine, the weight of a comforter can damage ...

How To: Install Landscape Edging

Make your yard look more complete by removing your plastic edging and replacing it with brick. It helps define your planting beds and keeps grass and mulch in their places. Brick edging is available in a range of prices and styles including natural stone, pavers, and molded cement. It’s an easy DIY project, too, with ...

Spring Cleaning To-Do List

Now that spring has officially begun, it’s time to start readying your home for the warm weather ahead. Take some time this season to address those areas of the home missed by your regular cleaning routine. 1. Clean those overlooked areas Dust or vacuum the tops of wall-mounted cabinets and the floor beneath large appliances. Dry-clean fabric ...

Things You Didn’t Know Your Microwave Could Do

Your microwave is good for other things besides just warming up your food in a short amount of time. Check out some of the other things you can do: Give Your Plants a Boost Sterilize your plant soil for growing seedlings by filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for ...

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