In the heat of the summer, we all want a pool to help keep us stay cool.
However, we’re all aware of the differences between expectation and reality, particularly with home improvement projects. Expectations for home pools usually look something like the below picture, and of course, in this ideal scenario, maintenance and upkeep takes very little time, effort, or money.
However, in-ground, Olympic size pools can cost upwards of $20,000.
The reality of owning a pool can end up looking more like the below, even after plenty of money and hours of upkeep are invested each week.
When faced with the reality of many expensive pool systems, it’s easy to feel like Bill Murray in Caddyshack: “We have a pool and a pond. Pond’d be good for you.” Instead of forcing you to settle for a pond, we have a third option for you: the stock tank pool.
The stock tank pool (aka hillbilly hot tub) happens to be this summer’s hottest trend. For around $500, you can install your own backyard pool! Keep reading for instructions on how your can set up your very own stock tank pool.
It’s June, and that means that in most zones in the United States, grasses are green and lush, wildflowers and garden flowers are blooming, and butterflies, birds, and bees are happy.
In most places, the worst heat of the summer has not yet settled in, and the drought season is still at least a few weeks away.
Keep reading to see which jobs can keep your garden happy in June!
Ready to get started on smoking pork butts for your next get-together? Since May is National BBQ Month, we wanted to share these pro tips for getting the best-tasting, juiciest pulled pork!
Weeding. You hate it, right? It’s among the most time-consuming tasks a gardener faces. But how can you be sure you are doing it effectively? We’re here to help.
OK, you’ve tackled charcoal and gas grilling. You’ve even ventured into pellet grilling. All of these cooking methods have been met with universal acclaim and adoration from your friends and family. Now it’s time to try the most challenging method of all: smoking. In honor of National BBQ Month, let us help you with the basic information you’ll need to get started smoking!