Having a backyard is a blessing! Not everyone can afford to buy a property that has space for gardening and many other outdoor activities while in their vicinity. If you are one of the lucky ones you probably are happy to take care of it for your enjoyment or to add to the aesthetic appeal of your house (and to prevent it from becoming an eyesore for your neighbors!) If you don’t have a space for organizing your lawn and garden equipment and supplies however, your backyard might look cluttered and neglected. If you want your property to look “spic and span,” read on to see how garden sheds can be beneficial.
Hello friends and welcome back for another post in my Garden Thyme series. Today I am sharing a quick post about pond care and how to specifically deal with milfoil, an invasive aquatic plant. If you have considered adding some type of small pond or water feature to your landscape it is definitely important to do a little research ahead of time to be aware of all the pros and cons of having a pond. Read more
Happy New Year everyone! I am so excited to kick off the first Wednesday of 2020 with a new post in my Pin Away Wednesdays series! Due to returning to teaching right in the middle of the busy holiday season, my blogging schedule got shuffled around and I had to temporarily put the series on hold. Now I am getting into the swing of things however, and I will be once again be sharing weekly highlights from my favorite Pinterest boards in 2020. Today I am bringing you some beautiful pinspiration from my Lovely Winter Garden Inspiration Pinterest board. There is nothing like a little bit of garden green to beat the post-holiday blues! Read more
Hello friends! Can you believe we are already approaching Thanksgiving? Lately we have finally been having beautiful fall weather I have been spending more time outdoors enjoying the fall garden and refreshing our home’s curb appeal for fall and winter. We often spend time concentrating on making our gardens look like a summer meadow, but they can also be beautiful in the fall and winter too. I have started thinking about ways to easily make changes to our landscape and garden structures that will look good all winter. Today I am sharing some fall to winter garden and landscape ideas. *This post contains affiliate links.
Fall is almost here, (even though it may still be 100 degrees!) While we are all waiting for cooler temperatures to arrive, now is the time to tidy up the flower beds and to start gathering ideas for outdoor fall porch decor and fall containers. When it comes to fall container plantings, urns steal the show! Here are 15 fantastic fall urn ideas to get you started. Read more
Fall is coming and that means it’s time to do some serious lawn and garden clean up before the harsh winter months. In addition to falling leaves, old trees branches can break off and litter your roof and lawn with debris. Not all trees can be trimmed in the fall, but you can certainly remove dead or unsightly branches. Trimming trees or pruning them should definitely be part of a routine lawn and garden maintenance throughout the year. Here are three important reasons to trim trees. Read more
Are you looking for ways to protect your outdoor furniture? Or perhaps you want to add a space in your garden where you can sit and enjoy the landscape. All you need is a stylish patio cover that will add an elegant feature to your garden or porch.Read more