5 Tips for Making Your Landscaping Eco-Friendly Thumbnail

Now that beautiful weather has returned and summer is approaching, my family is starting to spend a lot more time outdoors. But if I’m honest, our backyard is not the most appealing place to spend time. There is a concrete patio slab with no shade and our lawn is patchy at best and covered in [...]

3 Simple Landscaping Projects That Won’t Break The Bank, But Net Large Returns Thumbnail

Summer is here, and that means home improvement season is, too! And if you’re trying to green your decor this year, then sprucing up your outdoor spaces is a great place to begin. Landscaping is an important part of homeownership and one that can pay big dividends when it comes time to sell your home. [...]

Aerogarden: Perfect for the Lazy Gardener Thumbnail

Over the years, I have tried growing things SO many times. Really, I have. The problem is that I’m really just not good at it. You see, I have a habit of forgetting to check on plants. They’re usually on the balcony or now that we’re in a house, on the back patio. Therefore, they [...]

Garden Update: We’ve Got Sprouts! Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, my husband and I took on the task of planting some herbs and veggies and a bit of grass that we got from, hoping that we’d eventually be able to bring the fruits of our labor into the kitchen for some literally fresh from the garden organics. I think it’s [...]

Let’s Get this Garden Started Right! Thumbnail

Last year, my husband and I put down an outdoor rug on our patio, added a couple of chairs, and planted some strawberries in a Topsy Turvy planter. Well, let’s just say we hadn’t done much out there since — except let the strawberries die. I know. Sad. Well, that was then, and this is [...]