Bi-fold doors are good because they don’t take up as much space as swinging doors but, boy, can they be temperamental. They are hinged in the middle to allow them to fold open rather than swing open.
Apples that stay on the tree longest are the most heavily infested by codling moths. Apples harvested early are the least infested. Populations of this pest increase with each generation produced.
Before deciding whether to repair the fence or replace it, test its strength. If most of the framework feels solid, I would repair it. If most of the posts are falling down, it’s probably best to rebuild.
Soil in the ground stays cooler than containers because extra heat is routed to the surroundings and deeper soil.
A vibrant outdoor wall mural brings drab cinder block walls to life and enhances backyard landscaping.
The roots of plants follow water. Where water was applied, you will find roots.
When installing a grab bar, make sure it is solidly anchored to the wall. The wall framing will dictate where the grab bar will be placed.
Summer is not the best time of year to plant desert spoon, but if you are going to plant them, plant them at a time during the day when it’s cooler and plant in wet soil.
The SNWA offers a list of water-smart trees that are supposed to use less water than other types. But they still need to be managed.
Because there is no trenching involved, setup should take only a few hours with a starting cost from about $200 for an average-sized yard.
Three design pros weigh in with ideas for how to give old design elements a fresh look.