Invasive Species You Should Never Plant In Your Yard

If you are working on a home garden, then you know there are endless species of plants to choose from and just as many aesthetics you can hope to achieve. You might already have some plants growing in your garden, or perhaps you have a few plants in mind that you want to introduce to your yard. But make sure that before you bring in a new plant to your garden, you are certain it is not invasive, as there are tons of invasive species out there. Some of them you might not even know are invasive until it’s too late.

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Easy Ways To Organize Your Pet’s Belongings

Let’s face it; our pets take over our hearts and our homes. Between the pet toys, beds, grooming supplies, leashes, litter boxes — the list goes on and on — you might feel like your pet needs their own room. Don’t give up the spare bedroom just yet. Instead, use these tips for organizing your pet’s belongings.

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Climbing Vines That Are Great For A Pergola

A pergola is a wonderful and show-stopping outdoor structure that provide sshade and opulence. It also gives you additional usable space in your backyard. Most pergolas look lovely on their own, but a lot of these structures can benefit from a bit of plant life. While some people opt to garden along the borders of a pergola, to truly bring some charm and whimsy to your pergola, you should introduce a vine or creeping plant.

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Flowering Plants That Bloom In The Fall

Spring is the season most synonymous with blooming flowers, but it certainly isn’t the only season full of color. Most blooms continue on through the summer, and fall is known for stunning foliage throughout many parts of the world. But leaves are not the only colors of fall. There are several beautiful plant species that bloom in the fall, and all the way up until the first frost.

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Finding Beige Flags In A House

It’s the day you’ve been waiting for — move-in day. You finally closed on your new place, have the keys in hand, and become a homeowner. However, you’re starting to notice a few minor issues that might give you second thoughts. These are the little frustrations and inconveniences that many refer to as beige flags.

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Garden Plants You Might Not Know Are Edible

You may have noticed in recent years the culinary world has introduced all sorts of plants and edible flowers to food menus. If you have dined in a fancy restaurant, you might have even found yourself faced with a familiar-looking flower on the plate and thought to yourself, “Can I eat this?” The fact is, there are lots of plants out there that you might not know you can eat. A few of these edible plants might even be in your garden.

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A Checklist For Moving Into A New House

Getting ready to move into a new house? If so, that means you have a long to-do list of items to tackle, far beyond packing boxes. With so many things to do, it’s easy for things to slip your mind. Having a handy list helps keep things from falling through the cracks.

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Can A Landlord Refuse An Emotional Support Animal?

Emotional support animals have helped countless people navigate their mental health and the many stresses of daily life. The hoops tenants must jump through to bring pets into their apartments can be quite frustrating. So, can a landlord refuse an emotional support animal?

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How To Stop Cats From Scratching Furniture

The joy of having cats is incomparable to anything I’ve experienced. That said, cats can be troublemakers, and it can be quite frustrating when they scratch my furniture. Whether you’re a new cat parent or have had cats for years, you may struggle with how to stop cats from scratching your furniture.

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Do I Have To Pay Rent If My Landlord Won’t Fix Anything?

Dealing with an unreasonable landlord is something that millions of people have had to go through. It’s a stressful situation where tenants often feel powerless and even desperate. Do I have to pay rent if my landlord won’t fix anything?

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Can You Buy A House With Bad Credit?

To anyone trying to buy a house, a credit score might seem like some kind of Holy Grail. Except instead of endowing you with immortality, it grants you low interest rates and eternal loan approvals. All joking aside, if you’re struggling with a low credit score, you might be wondering if you can even buy a house with bad credit.

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A Well-Organized Home Isn’t About The Bins

Clutter, clutter everywhere, and not a place to put it all. Does this sound about right? Are you surrounded by a mountain of stuff that you don’t even remember getting? You think, “No, problem. I just ordered a bunch of bins on Amazon, so I’ll be organized in no time.” Well, it’s time for a reality check; getting organized isn’t about the bins.

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You Don't Need To Move: 14 Tips To Love The Home You're In

Are you starting to feel a bit unsure about your current home? Maybe it suddenly seems too small, or you don’t like the kitchen. You go to your friend’s house and start dreaming about their backyard oasis and sparkling pool and how nice it would be if you had a pool. But rising interest rates and soaring home prices aside, moving is a hassle. How can you love the home you’re in right now?

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Helpful Tips To Keep Outdoor Plants Alive In The Winter

Winter, for those who live in colder climates, is usually a time to give your garden and outdoor spaces a rest. Most plants either disappear under the earth or lay fairly dormant for the winter. But just because your plants aren’t doing much in the winter, doesn’t mean they don’t need attention now and then.

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How To Prevent Your Dog From Chewing On The Walls

There is a lot that goes into training and caring for a dog. You need to feed the dog and give it water, of course. Then you need to tend to its bathroom needs, which means letting it outside and taking it on walks. This is just the tip of the iceberg, as you also need to make sure the dog is stimulated and well-trained, so it does not wreak havoc on your home. If left to its own devices, a dog can ruin carpets, and shoe collections, and even chew on the walls. If you notice your dog has started to chew on the walls, you are going to want to change this behavior immediately.

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How To Winterize A Pond With Fish

There are many things to take care of on your property before winter hits, and it can be stressful. It can be intimidating if you have never winterized a pond with fish, but it’s necessary. Whether you’re new to ponds or have years of experience, you may still struggle with how to winterize a pond with fish.

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