If you plan to stay in your home well into your golden years, doing renovations before you retire can make your house more safe and accessible.

When I noticed some unsightly mounds in my pink chintz thyme groundcover, I found they were swarming with ants. Yuck. I don’t ordinarily try t…

In a secluded corner of Joshua Tree, Calif., a livestock tank painted white, surrounded by cactuses and crowned with black string lights is th…