Jennifer Noonan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A confessed DIY junkie, Jennifer Noonan writes about home improvement, gardening, and all things do-it-yourself. The recipient of degrees in International Relations and Library & Information Science from Syracuse University, Ms. Noonan has worked in media and related fields for over 15 years, including her time at MTV Networks, where she served as Manager of Digital Programming at Nickelodeon. Today, Ms. Noonan lives in Delaware with her husband and daughters, where she is ardently teaching the next generation how to use power tools.  

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JANUARY 3, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Most Important Things to Keep in Your Tool Kit in 2020

Every homeowner should have a tool kit, and every tool kit should have the essentials. Don’t start the New Year without having these tools and supplies at the ready.

DECEMBER 31, 2019 | TUESDAY
10 No-Care Plants for Killer Curb Appeal in Every Season

The sky might be gray and the ground might be cold, but that doesn't mean your landscaping has to look so dreary in the winter. These 10 plants look great in your yard all year long.

DECEMBER 24, 2019 | TUESDAY
Rock Salt vs. Sand to Prevent Slips

When I lived in a New York City apartment building, I never thought about shoveling snow. We had a wonderful superintendent who kept our little section of sidewalk cleaner than any other ...

DECEMBER 6, 2019 | FRIDAY
The Best Gifts for Gardeners and Green Thumbs

Give the special gardener in your life a little love this holiday season with one (or more!) of these unique gifts that they can use to flex their green thumb.

DECEMBER 4, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
6 Tips for Using Magnetic Paint Primer Successfully

So many new products for the home come out every day, it's hard to keep up with them all. Did you know about magnetic paint primer? That’s right. It’s a primer with tiny iron dust particl...

DECEMBER 4, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
5 Things to Know About Feeding Birds in Winter

Backyard bird watching in the winter is a popular pastime, allowing you a lovely dose of nature during the harshest time of the year. While there are different theories on whether it is i...

NOVEMBER 25, 2019 | MONDAY
Solved! How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders

Q: We love to watch the birds in our backyard, and have installed several feeders that have successfully attracted them. Unfortunately, the seed we put out also attracts a lot of squirrel...

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 | THURSDAY
25 Ways to Enjoy Your Garden This Winter

The cold weather may curb your enthusiasm for the outdoors, but there is still plenty of pleasure to be taken from a garden, even after your favorite plants have gone dormant. Check out o...

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 | THURSDAY
10 Home Heating Mistakes That Spike Your Bills

There are a lot of steps you can take to improve your home’s energy efficiency, and there is a lot you can do to damage it too. Make the most of your energy spending this winter by avoidi...

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 | THURSDAY
The Simplest Strategy for Raking Leaves

Fall brings football games, hot apple cider, pumpkin carving, and other seasonal delights. But for homeowners with deciduous trees on their property, autumn calls to mind one thing above ...