Around the Yard

Around the Yard

Watch our lawn and garden videos to find out how to improve the look of your yard.


How to Remove Standing Water in Your Yard with a French Drain

Standing water in your yard is an eyesore and can act as a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Installing a French drain is a great way to remove standing water from your yard. Watch this video to find out how to construct a French drain.

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Homemade bird feeder baffle on pole

Do It! How to Guard Your Bird Feeder from Squirrels and Raccoons

While feeding birds is a popular pastime, feeding squirrels and raccoons is not.To keep the furry critters away from your bird feeder, make a DIY guard from a piece of stovepipe.

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This Household Product Doubles as a Low-Cost, Non-Toxic Fertilizer

This household staple isn’t just for sore muscles, small wounds and dry skin. Joe Truini explains how it can be a low-cost fertilizer.

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Using a self propelled, gas powered, walk behind aerator to aerate a lawn.

How to Aerate Your Lawn

The soil in lawns can become compacted over time, resulting in weak or dying grass. Aeration is the process of punching holes in your lawn to allow water and nutrients into the soil. Watch this video to find out how.

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Watering plants using drip irrigation.

How to Save Water When Irrigating Flower Beds

Find out how to conserve water when irrigating flower beds by using a soaker hose and drip irrigation. Watch this video to find out more.

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Danny Lipford explains how to use a wood chipper safely.

Lawn Equipment Safety Tips

Think safety first when using power lawn equipment, such as leaf blowers and wood chippers, to work on your yard. Watch this video to find out more.

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Filling DIY plastic milk jug drip irrigation with water.

DIY Slow Drip Watering System for Your Garden

Watch this video to find out how to make your own slow drip watering system for plants in your garden using plastic milk jugs.

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Spraying rose bush with mouthwash and water.

How to Control Aphids Naturally

Watch this video for some natural remedies using common household ingredients that can be used to control aphids on plants.

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