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5 Easy Ways to Keep Cats out of Your Yard and Garden Dec. 28, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

If you've ever suffered the annoyance of outdoor cats ruining your yard and garden, help is on the w... Read More

Fishpond Oct. 28, 2020

A Greener View

Q: The water in my goldfish pond has turned a very dark brown color. What can I do to filter it out?... Read More

October 3, 2020 Oct. 03, 2020

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My wife and I recently married after having been together for 15 years. It is a second m... Read More

Tree Drought Sep. 09, 2020

A Greener View

Q: It seems like everyone got a bunch of rain in the past couple of weeks except for us. We have not... Read More

Honeysuckle and Bugleweed Jun. 03, 2020

A Greener View

Q: I don't know if I have a good problem or a bad one. There are a bunch of new shrubs growing in my... Read More

Not Very Neighborly Oct. 15, 2019

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My neighbor has a huge tree growing squarely in the middle of her yard. The tree is so b... Read More

September 27, 2019 Sep. 27, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My husband passed away in January. I found him dead on the floor when I came home. Then ... Read More

Select Small-Sized, Easy-to-Handle Tools May. 16, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I want to do some outdoor projects, such as adding a deck, a trellis, etc. Being petite,... Read More

Summoning Bears Apr. 06, 2019

Katiedid Langrock

Bears are showing up all around my neighborhood. Not real bears — not yet. These are bears tha... Read More

Make Your Own Compost Bin for Recycling Feb. 28, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: I am not very handy with tools, but my daughter wants me to build a compost bin for our ... Read More

Keep Your Gutters Flowing With Regular Maintenance Jan. 03, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: From the ground, the gutters don't look dirty, but when it rains, water overflows and ru... Read More

Using and Abusing Grandma Sep. 15, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My cousin's daughter, "Julie," moved her family of four in with my aunt (her grandmother... Read More

Free Chandelier Sep. 02, 2017

Katiedid Langrock

I've never been one to turn down something free. It's in my blood. My dad, a man who never drinks al... Read More

Neighbor Kid on the Prowl Jul. 02, 2017

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: I never thought that I would find myself writing to you, but I need advice on how to han... Read More

The Neighbor's Leaves Dec. 23, 2016

Dear Annie®

Dear Annie: My mother has been dealing with her jerk of a neighbor for too long, and I'm fed up. Eve... Read More

The Black Widow Oct. 25, 2014

Katiedid Langrock

Parents who laugh at their crying kids are jerkfaces. Lists about "stupid things kids cry about," in... Read More

Strange Brew

Jun. 18, 2014

Compact Play Places for Kids Apr. 30, 2014

Small Spaces

We are holding our breath for spring! Even in those parts of the nation that still have snow; minds ... Read More

Strange Brew

Mar. 22, 2014

Backyard Bird Count Feb. 12, 2014

A Greener View

How have you been affected by the winter weather? In some parts of the country the snow is deep, ice... Read More