Fall is a gorgeous time of year in Wisconsin. Take time to enjoy its beauty as well as some time to complete three tasks that will prepare your home and yard for the harsher winter climate: Read more…
Even though the nights are shorter and the air is cooler, it doesn’t mean you can’t continue to enjoy the outdoors. Many people’s favorite season is fall. One of the best ways to continue to enjoy your outdoor environment is to think of a way to incorporate an outdoor experience such as a fire pit, outdoor lounge or other entertaining environment such as an Read More >>
December begins Monday, so it’s time to make yourselves a list — not for Santa — but for your own outdoor winter “to do” projects.
Surprisingly, there are many things to accomplish during this last month of the year. And hopefully, our Texas winter will give us some mild temperatures and sunny days.
Below, I list several of the more common tasks for December, understanding not everyone will be doing the same projects. And just maybe some of you will see something you would like to try: Read More…
No matter if you live on a coast or in the Upper Midwest, you can use your outdoor spaces to the fullest in any season by adding a few enhancements. Whether you do it yourself or hire a professional, it’s easy to add features like a seat wall and a fire ring for an outdoor gathering spot, or an outdoor kitchen to create the taste of summer all year.
Based on the survey numbers, no fortune telling involved, your next residential project, in a nutshell, will most likely involve one or more of these: gardens, low-maintenance landscapes (drought-tolerant plants), decorative water features, a terrace, patio or deck.
No plants we grow are enjoyed more frequently and intimately than those we use to enhance our outdoor living spaces. Container gardening is more popular than ever, according to the National Garden Bureau, but every season poses anew the age-old question: What should I plant this year?