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Spring Yard Clean Up: Turning Chores Into a Game

Spring Yard Clean Up: Turning Chores Into a Game

May 17th, 2013 posted by Rebecca Brea

Spring is here and that means it’s time to pay some attention to the backyard and get it ready for the coming summer. Winter’s weather probably wreaked havoc on your […]

Bird Watching Tips

February 12th, 2013 posted by Brenda Hyde

Bird watching is a fun, inexpensive activity for families. You can reserve a special space for bird feeders anywhere in your yard, and throughout the year watch the variety of […]

Common Myths About Birds, Feeders, and Peanut Butter

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

For many years FamilyCorner.com has offered crafts and activities for children, some of them involving wildlife. In this particular case we are suggesting that you use peanut butter and bird […]

Building a Basic Backyard Sandbox

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

There’s no doubt about it, kids love sand. Digging, burying, sifting, pouring, shaping, smoothing, and shoveling! Building a sandbox is actually easy enough that the kids can be quite involved […]

Step by Step Rose Bush Pruning

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

It’s time to prune the rose bushes. Pruning your roses will give you healthier plants and flowers. Some people are intimidated by pruning roses when there is no need to […]

Twenty Tips for Producing Low-Allergy Gardens

February 12th, 2013 posted by Thomas Ogren

What we plant in our own yards often has a direct effect on our own health and the health of those near us. A pollen-producing male tree in our own […]

Adding Memorials to Your Landscape

February 12th, 2013 posted by Juli

The death of John Kennedy, Jr. has plagued the minds of many these last few days. I have watched the television today as they searched for the bodies of the […]

Installing A Pond In Your Backyard

February 12th, 2013 posted by Juli

A long time ago backyard swimming pools, ponds, and waterfalls were possessions only the rich and famous had. Today, you can put in a simple pond for under $200.00. Begin […]

Organic Backyard Care

February 12th, 2013 posted by Carolyn Baker

Organic backyard care for the lawn or gardens — vegetable or flowers and shrubs — gets easier by the day. With a lot of creative experimentation, gardeners and nature lovers […]

Prep Now For A Great Summer Lawn

February 12th, 2013 posted by Juli

I have a front lawn that is bermuda with K31 thrown in each spring for looks. Right now, it looks green when you drive by. You’re saying what? Green, in […]

Preparing For Winter – A Humorous Twist

February 12th, 2013 posted by Juli

“Winterize your lawn,” the big sign outside the garden store commanded. I’ve fed it, watered it, mowed it, raked it and watched a lot of it die. Now, I’m supposed […]

Surviving The Summer

February 12th, 2013 posted by Juli

Has the heat of the summer taken its toll on your garden? If you live in the Southeast, there has been an abundance of rain this season and the water […]

This Spring: Dig a Pond

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

This is the time to plan for spring gardening projects and a water feature is a wonderful addition to any garden. Building a garden pond is a family activity that […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]