The 8 Major Metro Areas That Are Most Fired Up About Burning Coal to Keep Warm

John Egan On chilly days, most Americans heat their homes by turning up the thermostat for a furnace powered by natural gas or electricity. Even today, though, some folks fire up coal-burning stoves to supply warmth. Among the country’s 50 biggest metro areas, nowhere is dependent on coal or coke (a coal byproduct) for heating […]

The 25 Top Pet Peeves of Your Neighbors

All of us have or have had that annoying neighbor who drives them mad. From rowdy fraternities to the daybreak lawn mowers, some neighbors aren’t very neighborly.   And while many of these offenses don’t warrant a call to the police, they may have us considering building higher fences or even putting our house on the […]

The 12 Metro Areas That Are the Most Revved Up About Cars

By John Egan The more than 4.5 million residents of the Riverside-San Bernardino, CA, metro area are driven to drive. A WikiLawn review of U.S. Census Bureau data shifts Southern California’s Riverside-San Bernardino metro area into the highest gear when it comes to major metro areas that are the most revved up about cars. Now, […]

The 14 Major Metro Areas With the Most New Homes

By John Egan They’re truly raising the roofs in the Austin, TX, metro area. A WikiLawn analysis of new data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that among the country’s 50 biggest metros, the Austin area boasts the largest share of homes (nearly 3.3 percent) built in 2014 or later. No other major metro surpassed […]

Here are 7 pests that are (surprisingly) beneficial for your garden

Finding insects in your garden isn’t always cause for concern – some are there to help! When it comes to lawn and garden care, there are a variety of insects that provide a benefit for your flowers, herbs, and vegetables by controlling the pests that would otherwise cause damage. Using select insects in your garden […]

Gardening Without A Garden: 10 Ideas For Your Patio or Balcony

There is no doubt that vegetables and fruits grown in a garden is 100% better than the same vegetables and fruits purchased at the supermarket. But, many people believe they need a home in the country, with a big yard to plant food. This is not true. Plants do not know where they are planted. […]