Garden & Landscaping

Garden Update: I’ve neglected my flowers

There has been so much going on at the rental house lately, I’ve barely had any time to get things done around our house… That includes the garden I spent so much time planning.  Looking at it now, just before fall season, I realize that I have some work ahead of me to fix it… Continue reading Garden Update: I’ve neglected my flowers

Garden & Landscaping

DIY Gardener: The Best Perennials For Starting your Garden

I’ve always loved the look of a “neat” cottage garden.  Not a garden full of random plantings scattered about, but one that is plush with color and variety, but still somewhat organized- like the ones shown below (from various sources via Pinterest) If you are like me and you don’t have an exceptionally “green” thumb, then… Continue reading DIY Gardener: The Best Perennials For Starting your Garden

Backyard · Front yard · Garden & Landscaping

Another Front Yard Landscape Plan

Spring is in the air and I can’t wait to get started on some outdoor projects to brighten up our landscape.  We’re starting with the front yard, since that’s what most people see. I had a completely different plan when we first began transplanting shrubs and cleaning up the front landscape. But, as I learned… Continue reading Another Front Yard Landscape Plan