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      What to Know About Frost Lines

      Frost lines are critical to construction in cold climates, but they’re important in mild regions, too. Learn what frost lines are and why they matter.

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      10 Best Plants for Rock Gardens

      These 10 plants work well in rock gardens in just about any climate and can add beauty and interest to...


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      What Are Air Plants and How Do They Grow?

      Hardy, soil-less air plants double as home décor. Discover air plant facts, good options to start with, how to care...


      4 Pop-Up Tents That Make Camping Easier

      Pop-up tents eliminate the headache of setting up a tent, giving you more time to relax on your next camping...


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      7 Best Garden Rakes for Cleaning Up Around Plants

      Treat your plants and flowers with loving care by using the right garden tools. This collection of rakes includes something...

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      How To Choose the Best Pool Decking Option For Your Backyard

      Make the most of your backyard pool by wrapping it in pool decking. Here are some of the most common...


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      8 Ways To Make Your Cabin Pet Friendly

      Taking pets along to your cabin this summer? Keep them safe by creating an environment that steers them out of...

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      What To Know About Inflatable Hot Tubs

      Get the scoop on inflatable hot tubs — the pros and cons, care and maintenance, and the top models for...


      When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

      The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...


      10 Signs Your Lawn Mower Blade Needs Sharpening

      Notice your lawn looking a little uneven? That could be a sign it's time to sharpen your lawn mower blade.


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      6 Luxury Campers Best for Glamping

      With no detail overlooked and no expense spared, these high-end campers put the glam in glamping.

      10 Dwarf Trees for Your Backyard

      Dwarf trees offer beauty and edible fruit without taking up much yard space. Learn what dwarf trees are and discover...


      5 Best Camping Tent Heaters to Keep You Warm

      Keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.


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      10 Ways to Throw a Greener BBQ This Summer

      Make your picnic or BBQ a greener affair with these ingenious products for an eco-friendly outdoor gathering.


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      10 Perennials That Bloom the Longest

      Tired of perennials that bloom just a few weeks every year? Exchange them for these 10 perennials that bloom for...


      Camping Checklist: What You Need for Survival

      If you plan on camping or exploring the great outdoors, you have to be prepared. Here are the essential survival...

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      10 Best Fire Starter Kits

      Take these fire starter kits on your next camping trip to make lighting the campfire a breeze.


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      Homeowner’s Guide To Outdoor Grilling

      It's grill time! Here's a guide to the most popular grill types, plus pro tips for successful grilling.


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      Newcomer’s Guide To RV Camping

      RV camping is a fun and affordable way to explore the great outdoors in comfort. Learn key insights from experienced...


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      Cabin-Buying Tips for City Dwellers

      A rural cabin can be a great escape from city life. But consider these tips before you invest in a...


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      The 8 Best Sleeping Pads and Mattresses for Camping

      After a day of pitching the tent in the woods, hiking or fishing, here are the best camping mattresses for...


      5 Best Camping Hammocks to Set Up at Your Campsite

      Camping hammocks are a great way to bring a little relaxation with you on your next wilderness excursion.


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      7 Large Camping Tents To Fit Your Whole Group

      When you’re heading outdoors with the whole family or a bunch of friends, bring one of these large camping tents...


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      What To Know About Exterior Wood Stain

      Tired of maintaining an outdoor wood finish that peels? Exterior wood stain provides the same protection without the headaches.

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      These 8 Houseplants Are Worth a Lot of Money!

      If you have one or more of these houseplants, you might be sitting on some extra cash, as cuttings and...


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      How To Make a DIY BBQ Grill

      If you don't feel like hauling the grill, or you just feel like roughing it a little, make this simple...


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      How To Get Rid of Dandelions in Your Lawn

      The yellow flowering weed is notoriously difficult to eradicate. Read on to learn how to get rid of dandelions in...


      Homeowner’s Guide To Next Generation Grills

      If your looking to up your grilling game beyond a basic gas or charcoal grill, here are three new evolutions...


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      How To Clean and Maintain All Kinds of Patio Furniture

      Whether your patio furniture is made of metal, wood or plastic, keep it in top form with these tips for...


      A Complete Checklist for Your Next Family Camping Trip

      Nature calls! But before you head out, make sure you've got everything you need to enjoy your next camping trip.