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25 Adorable Halloween Costumes for Dogs, Cats and More Sep 19, 2022

Celebrate Halloween with these too-cute costumes for dogs, cats, rabbits and more that we found on Amazon and Etsy.

Types of Bees to Identify and Encourage in Your Garden Aug 30, 2022

Honeybees aren't the only types of bees on your block. Native bees like bumblebees, sweat bees and mason bees serve a vital role a …

Get Ready for Shark Week With These Fierce Finds Jun 27, 2022

Show your love for those magnificent underwater predators just in time for the best week of the year. Catch Shark Week, starting J …

The Best Mosquito Repellents for Outdoor Spaces in 2022, Tested by HGTV Editors Jun 16, 2022

Keep annoying mosquitoes at bay all season long with these repellers we tried and loved.

How to Build a Cedar Birdhouse Jun 16, 2022

Learn how to build a simple and inexpensive birdhouse made from a cedar fence picket.

How to Get Rid of Ladybugs May 31, 2022

By: Paul Cox

If they want to come in your home, it's nearly impossible to keep the ladybugs out. Learn the best way to get rid of them.

How to Keep Rabbits Out of the Garden Without Harming Them May 12, 2022

Fed up with rabbits damaging your garden? Follow these tips on how to stop rabbits from eating plants in your garden.

10 Stylish Ways to Keep Mosquitos at Bay May 6, 2022

Skip the itch and take back your outdoor space this summer with these chic citronella finds.

Got a Bug Bite? This $10 Suction Tool Will Save the Day Apr 29, 2022

You've probably seen ads for the Bug Bite Thing — a popular insect bite and sting extraction device featured on Shark Tank. But do …

10 Budget-Friendly Buys You Didn't Know You Needed for Your Garden Apr 8, 2022

Upgrade your outdoor space with these beautiful and functional finds under $50.

35 Best Bird Feeders and Accessories for Your Yard Mar 28, 2022

Want to attract pollinating birds to your yard and garden? Check out our recommendations for the best bird feeders, including wind …

8 Best Hummingbird Feeders and Accessories for Your Yard Mar 28, 2022

Welcome the tiniest of feathered friends with these top-rated feeders and accessories.

How to Build a Bluebird House Feb 22, 2022

Attract bluebirds to your yard and help increase their population by building them a nestbox. This is a great project for a beginn …

Make a Splash: 15 Beautiful Birdbaths for Every Style Jan 31, 2022

Feathered friends will flock to these eye-catching birdbath designs.

Simple Hummingbird Nectar Recipe Jul 21, 2022

This easy and inexpensive hummingbird food recipe will have these beloved pollinators making return visits to your garden for your …

Why Are There So Many Stink Bugs in My House? May 5, 2022

Brush up on stink bug basics and say so long to these indoor invaders with these quick, natural ways to keep stink bugs at bay.

How to Get Rid of Earwigs Jul 21, 2022

Earwigs aren't pretty, and they can eat your plants and invade your home. Learn how to make earwigs bug off.

How to Build and Install a Bat House Sep 20, 2022

Learn how to build and install a cedar bat box with these plans. Bats have many ecological benefits, including reducing the mosqui …

How to Get Rid of Moths May 16, 2022

Remove and prevent pantry moths and clothing moths from your home with these simple, effective techniques.

How to Get Rid of Rats Jun 30, 2021

Here's how to prevent rodents in your home, plus what to do if they've already come to visit.

Should Gardeners Be Concerned About Cicadas? Apr 6, 2021

No, not really. After 17 years, Brood X cicadas are set to emerge in 2021. Learn about these amazing critters and a few precaution …

How to Eliminate Underground Wasp Hives Jul 21, 2022

Learn how to safely combat wasps and other insect pests that burrow in the soil.

How to Keep Chipmunks Out of the Garden Aug 5, 2022

Learn how to get rid of chipmunks in your garden and stop these critters from wrecking your yard.

How to Get Rid of Chipmunks May 12, 2020

Chipmunks' elaborate tunneling and burrowing can cause structural damage to sidewalks, retaining walls or building foundations.

Make This Stylish, Acrylic Bird Feeder With Midcentury Flair May 9, 2022

Let all the neighborhood birds know the perfect place to hang out.

How to Grow Columbine Flowers Mar 17, 2020

Find out how to grow columbine, an easy-care perennial to feature in your garden.

Yes, You Want to Attract Bats to Your Yard and Here's Why Oct 29, 2021

Everyone knows birds and bees help pollinate your landscape, but did you know bats are pollinators too? Not only will they help yo …

How to Use Water Features to Attract Birds to Your Yard Sep 26, 2019

See how a rocket engineer attracts birds by setting up proper habitats that include the gurgling sound of moving water.

Where is the Best Place to Put a Hummingbird Feeder? May 24, 2021

Invite energetic hummers to your yard with a nectar-filled feeder.