How To Install A Simple, Effective Rainwater Collection Barrel For Use With Your Drip Irrigation System

If you use drip irrigation for your garden or other landscaping project, then installing a rainwater collection barrel with a hose bibb that can be attached to the drip line can save you money and provide your plants with chemical-free water. The barrel will collect and hold over 50 gallons of rainwater, and the low-volume flow of water through a drip irrigation system makes the barrel ideal for a water source. [Read More]

Budget Decorating With Topsoil: Bring Nature Indoors With These DIY Projects

While the idea may be unconventional at first thought, decorating indoors with the help of topsoil is an awesome way to bring elements of nature from the outdoors into your home. You can expect the end result to be an invigorating and relaxing atmosphere. If you're like most people, you probably haven't thought of using topsoil for anything more than planting herbs and veggies in your garden. The following DIY projects prove that the potential for decorating with topsoil is virtually limitless: [Read More]

Beware Black Twig Borers: What East Texas Tree Owners Need To Know

While the black twig borer isn't a new threat to east Texas trees, the long-term damage they leave behind is now becoming more apparent. As an east Texas home owner who has a lot of trees on your property, black twig borer is a pest you need to know about if you want to ensure their survival. Here are three things you need to know about this little tree-damaging pest. [Read More]

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Patio Door For Your Home

Upgrading your patio doors can be a frustrating process. There are so many options available; it can be overwhelming trying to decide which is best for your home. If you are building a home or upgrading your existing patio doors, here are some tips and things to consider before making a purchase.  Consider space around your door Doors in tight spaces limit your options. If you have a narrow door with cabinets and walls on each side, you won't have room for expansion. [Read More]