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Rats can spread disease. Do all you can to keep the rats away from your house, then choose the best method to get rid of them.
By Connie Earl Robertson
Hydrangeas are a common garden plant that grows blue and pink flowers. Changing the soil can change the color of the flowers.
By Melanie Grimes
Although most types of cactus are strong plants, there are steps you can take to help them thrive, whether indoors or outdoors. No matter what kind of cactus you have, there are some common rules for drainage, watering and sunlight.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
While it may look like a low-cost solution to a rising grocery bill, growing your own vegetables might not be an economic alternative for you.
By Derek Gerry
Gardenias are a garden favorite but need proper care to prevent yellow leaves.
By Melanie Grimes
When it comes to drying clothes, the question is natural: Can a clothes dryer be green? The short answer is no. The long answer is maybe.
By Jackson Tremont
Poinsettias add a festive flair to your home for the holidays. Now in many choices of colors and sizes, this plant will fit anyplace in the house. These colorful, live Christmas plants add a spark to your decorations. Here are a few tips on selecting and caring for your poinsettia so that it will last longer than the few weeks of holiday festivities.
By Janet Q. Glaser
Whole house water filter systems are great for stopping rust, scale and sediment to make your water tastier and less hazardous to your health.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Learn the signs of a flea infestation on your dog or cat and how to remove the parasites from your pet and your home.
By Stephanie Banfield
How does a greenhouse work? Regardless of its size and construction, it's all about sunlight and humidity.
By Jenney Cheever
An automatic lawn irrigation system will remove the hassle and wasted time of manual watering. A correctly designed system will accurately deliver water to the plants in your yard, saving time, money and a significant quantity of water.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Regardless of the nature of your home improvement project, it's pretty likely that brick and stone, in one form or another, should be a part of it.
Fleas can bite animals and people and are hard to get rid of.
By Melanie Grimes
Learning how to grow spinach will help you add vitamin-filled leafy vegetables to your diet.
By Vickie Ferguson
Whether you have a small container or a large bed, the experts at Sunset can show you how easy it is to grow vegetables and herbs. 
Chicken housing is simple and cheap to build, but keep these considerations in mind.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Snow removal equipment can make clearing your driveway easier, but only if you match the machine to your snow conditions and driveway size.
By Jaceson Maughan
Need a privacy hedge or screen now? Consider fast-growing, low-maintenance Thuja Green Giant.
By Jenney Cheever
When you learn how to grow basil, you will finally be on your way to being a true gardener.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Hydrangea Macrophylla is an excellent shrub selection for shade areas in your garden. 
By Gene Rodriguez, III
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