Landscaping
"Plug your Lawn" - Natural Fall Lawn Care

“Plug your Lawn” – Natural Fall Lawn Care

It may not be pretty for a week or so but it is a key step in natural lawn care: Plug or aerate your lawn every fall. What is it?… Read More…

"Universal Design"- Does it Exist?

“Universal Design”- Does it Exist?

Look at the images of three different walkways - designed and man-made walkways showing three different patterns.  Can you guess where each is located? US, Europe or China…? Read More…

Cost of Construction - It's all in the Details

Cost of Construction – It’s all in the Details

Here is a question I get all of the time: Can you build for $xxx?  Yes…but… Read More…

Runway to Gardening Heaven

Runway to Gardening Heaven

What do gardeners do most?  They weed…. Unless you love to weed, this fabric Read More…

Security Lighting - Solar Style

Security Lighting – Solar Style

Do you have poorly lit staircases or other potentially hazardous spots on the outside of your house?  It’s been on your to-do list but having to get an electrician to bring in power has stopped you.   Fear no longer… Read More…

Outdoor Furniture - Refresh it!

Outdoor Furniture – Refresh it!

Being exposed to rain and harsh sun rays means outdoor furniture takes a beating.  Worn furniture never looks inviting.  You likely spent a lot of money on it.  What are you to do to get back that fresh look? Read More…

Hidden Cost with Lawn Service Companies

Hidden Cost with Lawn Service Companies

Hiring a “professional” lawn care company sounds like a good idea.  But is it?… Read More…

Summer Time is Rose-Blooming Time

Summer Time is Rose-Blooming Time

Love roses but don’t want the fuzz? Since 2000 there is a new variety. They are called… Read More…

Treasure or Trash – Green Products for your Garden

Treasure or Trash – Green Products for your Garden

What is dark, gritty or powdery and good for your garden? Hint: It’s natural fertilizer for all of your trees, shrubs and plants… Read More…

New Fence - What’s Missing?

New Fence – What’s Missing?

Looks good BUT do you see what’s missing from this new fence? This part is NOT optional! The contractor considered this job “done” …. Not so fast!  Read More…

Deer Protection good for Humans and Deer

Deer Protection good for Humans and Deer

Just back from Germany where I found this innovative, tested and effective deer treatment… Read More…

What does this Lawn Tell You?

What does this Lawn Tell You?

Know the signs:  The presence of clover tells you it needs… Read More…