Recent Blog Posts

Light This Way

Greet your holiday guests in a unique way. On a cold winter night, ice luminaries (or lanterns) are a beautiful way to light a path, entrance way, patio or...

Planting Ahead

Considering crocus, daffodils, hyacinths or other spring-blooming perennials for next year's garden? You'll want to plant many of them in the early fall,...

Shear Madness

Graceful fountainlike or upright flowering shrubs (such as flowering quince, forsythia, and lilac) look best when they’re gently shaped...not tortured into...

Thirsty Trees

  Though trees are much more resilient than flowers or grass, you still need to pay attention to how much water they're getting, especially as hot...

Deck Check

Is your deck ready for friends, family and barbecues or are there loose boards with nails popping up? Do a deck check and, if it's the latter, a little TLC ...