It’s become clear that a deficiency of Vitamin D is running rampant in the US. Why? Because people don’t spend enough time in the sun! That’s right, the only place you get Vitamin D is from the good old sunshine. One of the best ways to get out and kill two birds with one stone [...]
Recently there have been articles published about this being a great time to renovate or remodel a home. Why? Because contractors, i.e. builders and their crews, are slow and in need of work; material costs are currently falling; and you can negotiate good prices due to the first two reasons. So with this in [...]
There are a lot of things that are considered garden structures. Some of the larger ones can encompass things like guest houses, custom built greenhouses and outdoor kitchens. Most people think the big structures are the gazebos and pergolas as they are large items for most yards.
What sets these two categories of products apart [...]
When winter has set in and you grow tired of the dreary cold and snow, a good thing to do to bring you out of the funk is to start planning for your spring garden. You can look through magazines and books to discover flowers and plants that you may have never thought of [...]
Everybody is looking for ways to set off their gardens in a way that is unique and interesting. With the economy right now, they are also looking for a way to do this as inexpensively as possible. One of the best features that you can get, that is also very reasonable in price, is [...]
Covering your outdoor furniture before the first major cold snap is always a good idea. This protection helps keep the rot off the furniture from the falling leaves and also reduces cracking that can take place with cold weather.
If a warm day comes along you can always uncover and enjoy the great outdoors and [...]
How do you turn an eyesore into a focal point? This is a question that has come up recently in conversation and after talking to a contractor, here are a few ideas.
You need to make sure the building, shed or garage, is structurally sound and you may need to have someone come out and [...]
What a great way to ring in the Christmas season with a wonderfully decorated wood arbor. October is the perfect time to plan and get everything set for this wonderful time of year. Garden Arbors are quickly loosing the cover of blooming plants and flowers that create the canopy that weave through the archway. [...]
I don’t know about you but there are times I struggle to keep all the plates spinning in my garden. I know I have a busy life an all but it seems like it is getting harder and harder to find the time to water, weed, compost correctly, pick up after the dogs (ugh), mow [...]
What better thing to do on a breezy summer evening than to sit on the porch in your Adirondack chair and watch life go by. Even if there aren’t a lot of people to see, there is sure to be a bevy of fireflies or a few falling stars to keep your attention. Children out [...]