Lawn & Garden

4 Ideas for Creative Stepping Stone Pathways

If you’re looking for a timeless addition to your yard, consider stepping stone pathways. These add a rustic, natural element that is great for the outdoors. They’re also very versatile in style. Many stepping stone pathways are part of a zen style, as these types of yards make great use…

Container Gardens: Landscaping for Renters

Completely removable and customizable, a container garden is a renter’s dream. Image: Oscar Wong/Getty Images We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. So you’re renting. And, sure, that’s g…

5 Ideas for Using Rustic Lighting in the Backyard

Rustic chic accents were practically made for the backyard, as their bucolic feel fits well with a natural setting. And if you want to add some instant rustic ambiance and class to your backyard, the fastest way to do it is to add outdoor rustic lighting using string lights.

Home-Buying Millennials are Obsessed with Lawns and Gardens

The U.S. Census Bureau says homeownership is up over last year. In their words, “the national homeownership rate has risen to 64.4 percent.” And Realtor Magazine says that jump is “largely attributed to the rise in new, first-time homebuyers.” These first-time homebuyers are…

Organic Pest Control for the Garden

You put in all this effort getting your garden to finally sprout. Then you go outside one day and all of your plants are chewed to the ground. Sometimes it’s so extensive that it looks like you never had any flowers in that bed at all. But rather than running…

How to Decide on the Best Fencing Materials

The huge number of styles of fences and fencing materials can be overwhelming. Wander down the fence aisle of any hardware store and you’re looking at different terms like “dog-eared fence” and “scalloped fence.”

How to Stripe Your Lawn

With how many chores a yard entails, deciding to stripe your lawn might seem like an added complication to the whole yard care process. But lawn stripes can give a classy, artistic look to a yard and add some unique visual geometry. The beauty with lawn stripes is that they…

Trend Alert: Kokedama (Japanese Moss Balls) Adds Live Art To Your Home and Garden

Japanese moss balls, known as Kokedama, are hot right now. No pot required — the ancient Japanese art form is a way to display a plant where the exposed round root ball is the focal point. Hang it, mount one on the wall or create an arrangement on a table for a modern-zen look.

Make Yard Work Easier With This Tidy Up Checklist

Taking the time to organize your lawn and garden supplies can help you maintain beautiful curb appeal. Image: Breadmaker/Shutterstock We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Whether you love…

Keeping a Lawn Green Without Constant Sprinkler Use

Luckily, there are many ways to get a yard that you don’t have to pay to water constantly.