A Complete Buying Guide for Swings and Hammocks

There’s no better way to spend an afternoon than lounging on the porch with friends and family. And there’s no better outdoor lounge furniture than a hammock or porch swing.  Not only do they help you spend more time out in the fresh air, but swings and hammocks also add character to your home. These …

Greenhouse 101 (updated): Your Guide to Gardening with Greenhouses

Welcome to Greenhouse 101 Class is in session! Welcome to Greenhouse 101, your introductory course into greenhouse gardening. We’ll start with a quick history lesson, and explain the principles and mechanics of a greenhouse. Next, we’ll look at the different types of greenhouses and answer some common questions. Finally, we’ll help you find the right …

Fresh Summer Recipes: From Garden to Table and Beyond

Fresh Eats for Your Summer Harvest You’ve spent all summer carefully watering your garden, chasing away deer and rabbits, pruning and weeding in the hopes of a big harvest. And now it’s here! All at once! Now just how the heck is anyone supposed to eat an entire garden’s worth of vegetables in two weeks?! …

Ultimate Grilling Guide for Summer Cookouts and Backyard BBQs

Aosom’s Ultimate Grilling Guide  WARNING: THIS BLOG WILL MAKE YOU HUNGRY! I’m gonna let you guys in on a little secret: you can grill ANYTHING. Hotdogs, hamburgers, steaks, drumsticks? Of course. Corn on the cob, pineapple rings, shrimp skewers? Sure thing. Stuffed jalapeno peppers, bacon wrapped brussels sprouts, entire romaine hearts? Who’s gonna stop you?! …

Hot Summer Vacation Ideas to Keep You Cool

Summer is almost here! The days are getting longer and warmer. Soon, school will be out and the kids will be home. Still trying to plan a last minute summer getaway? Take our quiz to find out your ultimate summer vacation destination! Take our quiz to discover your ultimate summer getaway destination! Whether you’re planning …