Glenda Taylor

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Glenda Taylor is a freelance writer for the residential remodeling, homebuilding, and commercial roofing industries. She and her husband have been general contractors for over 20 years, and Ms. Taylor has written for leading media outlets, including the Houston Chronicle, SFGate, and the eHow Now Live Handyman Channel (a division of eHow.com) as well as National Association of Homebuilders. In addition to her construction experience, Ms. Taylor is a Master Gardener, a former real estate professional, a universal design enthusiast, and an advocate for green building practices. The recipient of Journalism and Marketing degrees from the University of Kansas and Bauder College respectively, she enjoys life on a farm in the Midwest with her husband and their "children"—five Saint Bernards! Connect with Glenda Taylor on LinkedIn.

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MARCH 15, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Brush Killers of 2021

Depending on which area of the country you call home, a variety of brushwood species could be waiting to spread along your fence lines or grow into impassable thickets in your yard. Left ...

MARCH 15, 2021 | MONDAY
What the First 3D-Printed House for Sale Means for the Future of New Construction, According to Home Builders

Recently, BobVila. com showcased a 3D-printed home in Riverhead, New York. Built by SQ4D, a New York construction company that specializes in 3D technology, the house is the first of its ...

MARCH 14, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Citrus Fertilizers of 2021

Like other fruit trees, citrus trees thrive when they have the nutrients they need to develop healthy root systems, strong trunks, and branches. The healthier the tree, the more large, de...

MARCH 9, 2021 | TUESDAY
This is the Worst Paint Color for Perfectionists

Red walls are daring, bold, and energizing—all at the same time—and when combined with contrasting trim and décor elements, they are often nothing less than a work of art. Fiery-hued wall...

MARCH 9, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Organic Weed Killers of 2021

Even under the best conditions and despite the most attentive gardening practices, weeds can muscle their way in—fast! While desirable flowers and vegetables can require weeks of coddling...

MARCH 8, 2021 | MONDAY
Assassin Bug: The Kind of Insect You Want in Your Garden

The insect realm is rife with creepy-crawlies, be they smelly stink bugs, sneaky weevils, or simply slimy cockroaches. Yet certain bugs are capable of wreaking havoc in the garden, destro...

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Fertilizer for Peppers and Veggies in 2021

Few things are as satisfying as growing vegetables and picking them at their ripest, healthiest, and tastiest. As vegetable plants grow, their roots extend deep into the soil, absorbing t...

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 | THURSDAY
How To: Make a Homemade Deck Cleaner That Works Like a Charm

An outdoor deck sees lots of traffic. Muddy shoes, spilled food, and wet dogs can leave it dirty, stained, and smelly. Even if the deck isn't a party platform, it's up against the element...

FEBRUARY 24, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The One Fix for Your Most Common Yard Problems

Few things are as striking as a lush green lawn, but maintaining a flourishing landscape is challenging. Today’s artificial turf provides a luxurious expanse that offers a solution to law...

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 | TUESDAY
The Best Soils for Growing Vegetables in 2021

The most common spot for growing vegetables is outdoors during warm weather, where the plants can soak up long days of sunshine and send their roots deep into the soil for nutrients. Howe...