Tag: garden

How To: Implement Zen Components into Your Home and Life

Today we’re featuring a home from coldwellbanker.com that truly doubles as a sanctuary of peace and relaxation. Not only is its inside fabulous but its outdoor living area is really a work of art. Check out the photos below.

March 12 / 2014

How to Prolong the Life of Your Plants During Summer

After a cold and rainy first half of the year, many people thought summer and sunshine would never come. Well, it is certainly here now! While it may be easy for us to beat the heat by staying indoors with air conditioning, visiting the beach, or even taking a dip in our backyard pools—staying cool and alive for plants is significantly harder. A lot of us take pride in our perfectly manicured lawns and gardens and understandably become brokenhearted to see them wilt, discolor, and even die during the tough dog days of summer. However, there are some tips and tricks that can help to prolong the life of your plants this summer.

July 12 / 2013

How to Grow Flowers for Your Home in the Winter

Here in the Northeast, the days are getting kind of dreary. It gets dark early. It’s getting a bit chilly and we’re constantly checking our Weather Channel app to see if snow is in the forecast. Sure our friends in Southern California, Texas and Florida are enjoying spring-like weather, but during the winter our homes could use a little something extra to brighten the place now that the holiday decor is gone.

January 16 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Home for the Harvest

Our homes can represent who we are and what we love to do. And if you have a garden, homes can also reveal what we like to eat.

November 21 / 2012

How to Easily Make An All-Natural Pest Repellent

Walk down the aisle in Home Depot and you’ll discover a hundred different ways to get rid of pests inside and outside of your home. Which one is the best one? Are the chemicals in them ok for your lawn? Are they okay for your family to be around? Will they even work?

August 09 / 2012

Lawn & Garden Month: Clean Up That Yard! [Gift Card Giveaway]

With all of the lawn and garden tips we’ve highlighted this month, we’re sure you could give Martha Stewart a run for her money! We couldn’t think of a  better way to celebrate the end of Lawn and Garden month than  hosting a gift card giveaway for all our new and experienced green thumbs. Simply [...]

April 25 / 2012

Lawn and Garden Month: Planning a Low Maintenance Garden

I know what some of you are thinking, “this woman is crazy, the words low maintenance and gardening go together like orange juice and toothpaste (not well)!” I have tried this before and wasted my money. I am not home enough and simply do not have the time to pay attention to a garden. Excuses [...]

April 19 / 2012

Lawn & Garden Month: Avoid Common Garden Mistakes

Nip these common garden mistakes in the bud and enjoy gardening this year. Timing A few beautiful days of 70 degree weather is enough for anyone to catch spring fever. But before you say ready, set, grow; do your homework. Resist the urge to rush into breaking out your gardening arsenal of tools too early! [...]

April 13 / 2012

How to Prepare Your Home Garden for Spring

As a novice green thumb, I certainly found the video below useful. Take a look and you’ll learn a few simple tips to prepare your home garden for spring.

April 11 / 2011
Author David Marine
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