Emily Burns Morgan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A writing instructor and lecturer at the University of Colorado, Emily Burns Morgan holds Bachelor's degrees in English and Philosophy from St. Lawrence University, as well as a Master's degree in Literature from Portland state University. In addition to covering home and garden topics for BobVila.com, Ms. Morgan has contributed to Propeller and The Rumpus. Emily Burns Morgan on Twitter | LinkedIn

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NOVEMBER 26, 2013 | TUESDAY
Bob Vila's Holiday Gift Guide: For the Gardener

We've rounded up time-tested standbys and the coolest new products destined to delight the gardener in your family.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 | TUESDAY
How To: Weed Your Garden

Even late into the season, the summer can seem like one prolonged fight against garden weeds. The bad news? There's no winning this war; you'll be engaged on the front lines so long as yo...

AUGUST 20, 2013 | TUESDAY
How To: Plant a Bush

Available in countless varieties, bushes add depth and diversity to the landscape, whether they are fruit- or flower-bearing, evergreen or deciduous. Use them to define borders, frames, o...

JULY 31, 2013 | WEDNESDAY
Shower Heads 101

Gone are the days of the utilitarian shower head. Today's spigots are anything but standard. From sleek handheld units to adjustable sprays to stand-up spas, the bathroom hardware aisle h...

SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 | FRIDAY
Everything You Need to Know About Winterizing Pipes

As you ready your house for the colder months ahead, don’t forget about your water system. When water freezes, it expands. So if the temperature of your pipes drops below 32 degrees, even...

SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 | THURSDAY
10 Low-Maintenance Mums

These hardy chrysanthemums will survive even the most forgetful gardener's care.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 | THURSDAY
Mums: Hardy, Colorful, and Fall-tastic!

Boldly colored mums on porches or planted in garden beds are wonderful harbingers of fall, going hand in hand with that nip in the air, the turning leaves, and the children in their back-...

AUGUST 23, 2012 | THURSDAY
How To: Clean Painted Walls

Cleaning painted walls may seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually quite simple, albeit somewhat time-consuming. The first thing to know is that whether you’re doing yearly cleaning ...

AUGUST 9, 2012 | THURSDAY
10 Smart Cord Management Solutions Under $50

The first step to organizing your electronics is recognizing that they need to be organized. Since most of us use our gadgets daily, you might not even think about how much space they tak...

JULY 27, 2012 | FRIDAY
Creating Privacy and Beauty with Hedgerows

Whether you’re looking to create a privacy enclosure, windbreak, or wildlife deterrent, or simply bring some traditional appeal to your outdoor space, hedgerows are a versatile, beautiful...