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July 4th Fireworks without Bug Bites nor Chemical Sprays

July 4th Fireworks without Bug Bites nor Chemical Sprays

Bug bite free backyard fun.  Bug bite free firework watching….without nasty sprays nor chemicals on your skin – living organically and healthfully.  What is it?….. Read More…

The power of Color

The power of Color

Color is such an important element in home design.  It’s the right touch…. Read More…

Gardens are Calling

Gardens are Calling

It’s still too cold to working in the soil but it’s finally time to plan our gardens.  What kind of colors should you give your garden this year? What kind of annuals are you going to select? Are you going to be adventurous? Read More…

Fabulous Asian Outdoor Furniture

Fabulous Asian Outdoor Furniture

Fresh from the Philippine furniture show:  Outdoor furniture.  Winter be gone.  Warm, sunny, beautiful outdoor days are soon to arrive -  Let’s get ready with great pieces…  Read More…

What do to with the Christmas Tree? Recycle it!

What do to with the Christmas Tree? Recycle it!

Sending your Christmas tree to the tree grave yard is a sad scene post every Christmas.  Once the needles start dropping, it’s nice to get it out of your home. I get that, but why not use... Read More…

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

New Year’s resolutions show us one thing:  Areas in our lives where we want to do better.  IMPLEMENTATION of  our desires is the key ingredient.  One successful strategy… Read More…

"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…