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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 trip.

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.


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.


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...


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.

30 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...


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What Regions and Zones are Best for Growing Hostas?

Hostas can grow in a wide range of U.S. regions and zones. Here are the areas where they absolutely thrive.

Don’t Miss Etsy’s Outdoor Sales Event

Get your hands on unique patio furniture and outdoor decor during the Etsy Outdoor Sales Event! We've got our eyes...


10 Best Camping Knives

Every good camper needs a dependable knife, one that can handle a wide range of tasks. Here are some of...


8 Best Camping Chairs

Get the best of comfortability and reliability with these outdoor camping chair options.


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Best Potting Soil for Every Type of Plant

If your plants are growing in a pot or container, you need potting soil. Here are our picks for the...

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Best Garden Lights of 2021

Every outdoor space is warmer and more inviting with the right lighting. Here are our picks for the best garden...


Best Tick Repellents For Your Yard

Worried about ticks? Don't be! Here are the best ways to get those tiny intrusive pests out of your yard.


How to Split Hostas

Splitting hostas will make for a healthier plant and will propagate new plants. Here's when, and how, you split hostas.


The Benefits of Planting Hostas

Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.


10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...

The Overstock Spring Black Friday Sale Is Here

Black Friday is early this year. Get your hands on the newest spring trends for your home with this major...


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Deals We Love: Cordless Leaf Blowers

Two great leaf blowers from reputable manufacturers offered at reduced prices just in time for fall. What could be better?


The Original Grill Pad

The Original Grill Pad works to protect your deck surface, preserving the quality of your deck by preventing stains and...


19 Outdoor DIY Projects to Help You Find Some Fresh Air

Get your car, lawn, home and yard in ship-shape with these outdoor DIY projects.


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When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.


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Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.


Decking That Doesn’t Burn

Don't build a deck you can't walk on during the hot summer months


Best-Reviewed Snow Shovels on Amazon

Upgrade your snow shovel this winter to a product that's Amazon reviewer approved. Find your best snow shovel here.

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Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best

Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...


Deals We Love: An Inflatable Pool to Beat the Heat

Beat the summer heat with 29 percent savings on an inflatable pool big enough for the whole family to enjoy!


Best Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

The "outdoors" means a lot of things to a lot of people. These 11 gift ideas are aimed at the...


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Deals We Love: Flashlights and Lanterns

A flash sale offering great lighting options at deep discounts.


Stuff We Love: Lacrosse Alpha Range Winter Work Boots

Keep your feet warm, dry and happy with these high-quality work boots from Lacrosse.


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Deals We Love: Rechargeable Flashlights

Two game-changing light throwers from U.S.-based manufacturer, Olight.