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STEM Products for Kids

June 7, 2016

One of the current initiatives of the Department of Education is to increase student scores in the STEM areas, or the subjects of Science,...

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DIY Backyard Ponds

May 31, 2016

The use of water in landscape design has been popular for quite some time. The sound of a bubbling fountain or recirculating stream can not only...

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Trends in Lawn Design for Drought Areas

May 31, 2016

During the last few years, drought conditions have persisted in several areas of the country, especially out West. Because of the large populations...

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Wedding Registries

May 24, 2016

June is known as the month for weddings and by May, the planning and preparation for most weddings is well underway, including wedding registries....

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Trends in LED Rope Lighting

Trends in LED Rope Lighting

May 24, 2016

Thanks to their bright color, versatility, and energy efficiency, LED rope lights have become extremely popular for decorating various spaces. From...

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3 Tips for Outdoor Equipment Maintenance

3 Tips for Outdoor Equipment Maintenance

May 11, 2016

With spring fully underway, consumers will be looking for ways to make their outdoor fixtures and equipment last through the heavy use they will get...

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Products for an Urban Lifestyle

Products for an Urban Lifestyle

May 11, 2016

Over the last few years, there has been a renewed interest in urban living. In many areas of the country, once-tired neighborhoods are being...

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Trend-spotting at the National Hardware Show®

Trend-spotting at the National Hardware Show®

May 3, 2016

The 71st National Hardware Show® opens today and, as per attendees’ preferences, it’s heavily focused on products, especially new product...

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Is Amazon’s “Easy Button” Changing Purchasing?

Is Amazon’s “Easy Button” Changing Purchasing?

April 27, 2016

Product purchasing just got a little easier for consumers, and that may or may not be a good thing for some brick-and-mortar...

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Gardening Ideas for Those with Mobility Issues

Gardening Ideas for Those with Mobility Issues

April 27, 2016

With more seniors wanting to age in place, as well as individuals with disabilities wanting to live more independent lifestyles, builders,...

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