Home & Garden Top Stories

Fresh ideas for cleaning, organizing, decorating and gardening.

10 Real Ways to Get White Clothes Whiter

By Ellen Breslau | Home & Garden

Forget dull, dingy, sweat-stained clothes. The Queen of Clean has easy tips to make your laundry look like new—really!

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9 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look Brand New

By Cass Colin | Home & Garden

Inexpensive DIY touches that can make your kitchen feel brand new without breaking the bank—or your back.

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10 Really Simple Car Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

By Michael Pomranz | Home & Garden

Get better visibility, organize the interior, and generally drive smarter and happier with these creative car solutions.

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20 Alternative Uses for 7 Common Household Items

By Deborah Long | Home & Garden

Unassuming products you probably already have on hand—like salt, vinegar, and aspirin—that have amazing versatility.

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9 Ways to Decorate with Quotes and Words

By Cass Colin | Home & Garden

The prettiest ways to get your point across—and decorate your home—in both make-your-own and for-purchase ideas.

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7 Low-Tech Gadgets You Really Need

By Linda Bernstein, Next Avenue | Home & Garden

Easy-to-use products—for cleaning, gardening, cooking, and more—that can make life easier for the 50-plus crowd.

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11 Ingenious (and Organic!) Gardening Tips

By Sara Schwartz | Home & Garden

Keep pests off your plants, cut flowers fresher & more—without chemicals or spending extra money.

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10 Household Items You Should Probably Replace

By The Editors | Home & Garden

Your favorite pillow, the kitchen sponge, and old bottles of liquor are just a few things that made our "must-toss" list.

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8 Best Ways to Bug-Proof Your House

By Michael Pomranz | Home & Garden

What you can do to the outside — and inside — of your home to keep ants, roaches, and other little buggers at bay.

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10 Tricky Ways to Create More Storage at Home

By Cass Colin | Home & Garden

Maximize every nook and cranny of your home with these clever hacks and hiding spots.

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