Kelsey Savage

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kelsey Savage writes about homes and gardens when she's not doing her crafty best to spruce up her small home. In the past, she has served as an editor at Martha Stewart Living and Country Living. Today, she's a manager of communications at CHANEL. Kelsey Savage on LinkedIn | Google+

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DECEMBER 5, 2019 | THURSDAY
How to Make Your Christmas Tree Last All Season

You found the perfect Christmas tree, now you just need to make sure it survives until December 25. Luckily, with these helpful tips keeping your fir fresh isn't too hard to manage.

OCTOBER 2, 2019 | WEDNESDAY
How To: Preserve a Carved Pumpkin

No amount of candy corn can make up for the moment you realize that your carefully carved pumpkinā€™s smile has turned into a rotting grimace just as the trick-or-treaters start showing up ...

AUGUST 10, 2018 | FRIDAY
10 Sun-Loving Plants That Thrive in Summer

We've gathered a bountiful bouquet of flowering plants that can survive a full day in the sun and still serve up a slew of show-stopping blooms.

JUNE 26, 2018 | TUESDAY
18 Plants Perfect for Hanging Baskets

No matter how small your garden, there's always room for hanging plants. Here are 18 plants that add color and interest to any porch, deck, balcony, or sunroom.

MAY 15, 2015 | FRIDAY
19 "Zero Dollar" Garden Hacks

Walk into any garden center and you'll find gadgets and gizmos for nearly any outdoor malady. But did you know the remedy for many backyard problems might be shelved in the garage or hidi...

MARCH 19, 2014 | WEDNESDAY
Homemade Fertilizer Makes the Grass Always Greener

Spring is near, and for many that means coaxing the lawn back into shape. Growing grass can be frustrating and rewarding in equal measure. There's no fail-safe method of success, unfortun...

NOVEMBER 15, 2013 | FRIDAY
Rhododendrons: Keeping It Green All Winter Long

Bursting with vibrant blooms in the spring and retaining their leaves through the colder months, rhododendrons are the perfect "evergreen" for your winter landscape.

OCTOBER 21, 2013 | MONDAY
Lasagna Gardening: It's Only a Little Like It Sounds

Mulching has its rewards: Not only does it give you richer and more nutritious soil, but it can also suppress weeds, enabling gardeners to use fewer chemicals and spend less time in the d...

OCTOBER 17, 2013 | THURSDAY
Botanical Tulips: Jewels of the Garden

With their dainty proportions and showy blooms, botanical tulips are sure to bring surprising beauty and interest to your spring garden.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 | TUESDAY
10 Pretty Plants You Didn't Know Were Poisonous

Not every pretty plant has a pleasant disposition. Here are 10 of the most common venomous plants to keep out of your garden!