YWH 5-12

6 Tips for Growing a Healthy Apple Tree

Did you know that May 16 is National Love a Tree Day? It’s true — there’s a day for everything. One of the best ways to celebrate it is to plant America’s favorite tree in your own yard.  We are…
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YWH 4-16

Tips for Growing Healthy Orchids

If you've learned anything about me so far, you've probably picked up on the fact that I am a reformed plant killer. In retrospect, this is also probably why my mom was worried when I brought home a puppy (don't…
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What To Consider Before Planting a Tree

If you're anything like me, you've probably spent a majority of the winter under a blanket, binge-watching HGTV and thinking about all the home improvement plans that will make your house amazing this spring. Now the temperature is slowly increasing,…
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Your Wild Home 3-21

How to Find the Best Local Flower Nurseries

Gardening season is upon us and the rush to find the best plants is setting in. Getting the perfect plants is only one part of the equation. First, you have to find a local flower nursery that has everything you…
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Your Wild Home 2-25

Five Tips for Winter Lawn Maintenance

Winter is prime time for making sure your lawn is well maintained — and will be beautiful once spring and summer come. It’s also a great time for using green and sustainable practices to negate the negative side effects of…
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7 Things You Shouldn’t Do When Hanging Lights

The holidays are here and it's time to start hanging lights around your home. You’ve been planning this for months, and now it’s finally in sight: jealous neighbors, cars slowing to admire your handiwork, and who knows — maybe even…
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5 Ways to Improve Curbside Appeal Before Thanksgiving

I don’t know about you, but I need ill-advised, self-imposed deadlines in order to accomplish home improvement goals. Have a month with no outside commitments and beautiful weather? Get nothing done. Two weeks until the in-laws show up for the…
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7 Plants That Are Perfect for Winter

If there is one thing my Mother didn’t bless me with, it was a Green Thumb. I have to try realllllly hard since my touch seems to bring the black plague to most plants within a 50 foot radius. This…
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