Over the years, composting has become increasingly popular among green thumbs. In a nutshell, composting is the natural process of decomposing food and yard waste. The end product — which many gardeners call “black gold” — can be added to soil to help plants grow. It also helps reduce your carbon footprint and limit your contribution to landfills. This blog covers the benefits and basics … Continue reading How to Start Composting at Home
Fall is arguably the best season to get into gardening. There’s cooler weather, fewer pests, and less plant watering. But what exactly can you grow? And what else should you know about fall gardening? In this blog, we’ll review what you need to consider before starting a fall garden and the best vegetables to grow this season. Getting Started with Your Vegetable Garden Whenever you … Continue reading Start a Fall Vegetable Garden
Planting an herb garden is an excellent way for beginners to develop a green thumb. Herbs are easy to grow, and many varieties take just a few weeks to fully mature from seed to harvest. Plus, you’ll save money by not having to buy fresh herbs from the grocery store. Follow below to learn how to start a fall herb garden from scratch and which … Continue reading Start a Fall Herb Garden
Traditional fall decorations like pumpkins, haystacks, and cornstalks are fall classics, but adding a vibrant autumn garden alongside them can accentuate your home’s festive appeal. There’s a variety of colorful fall annuals and perennials to choose from as you get started. Each type has its advantages and drawbacks, so keep reading to learn which plants are the best choices for your garden. Deciding Between Annuals … Continue reading What Flowers to Plant in Fall
Patios come in all shapes and sizes. No matter if it’s a small or large patio, you can transform your space into a gorgeous outdoor haven that you and your family can enjoy for many years to come. All it takes is a bit of planning and creativity. Keep reading to learn more about how to transform your patio into an outdoor oasis. How to … Continue reading How to Decorate Your Patio: A Guide by Patio Size
If you’re in the market for outdoor furniture, you’re probably wondering when the best time to buy is. Smart planning can help you save a lot of money when it comes to purchasing outdoor furniture. Luckily, we’re here to guide you through your buying journey by exploring all your timing options. Keep reading for our furniture-buying tips. The Best Time to Buy Outdoor Furniture Many … Continue reading When’s the Best Time to Buy Outdoor Furniture?
You may not realize it, but your outdoor cushions and pillows have to withstand a lot. Direct sunlight, pouring rain, dirt and dust, wine spills, greasy sunblock splatters, and the list goes on and on. While they’re constructed out of fabric made to endure harsh outdoor conditions, your cushions are still susceptible to stains and damage — especially if they’re left out during winter or … Continue reading How to Clean Outdoor Cushions
Whether you’re looking to host a fun game night or an outdoor movie night, it’s important to ensure your patio furniture is comfortable for you and your guests. Otherwise, it’ll be a pain in the butt — literally! — to sit through hours of entertainment and socializing. Below we’ll take a look at the different types of comfortable patio furniture and materials, as well as go … Continue reading Shopping for the Most Comfortable Patio Furniture?
When you find yourself needing to stay home instead of traveling for the warmer months, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun! In this post, I’m sharing seven tips for a backyard staycation that will create long-lasting memories and a sense of escape. With the right patio sets, you can increase your home’s “square footage” with additional living spaces. Your backyard … Continue reading 7 Tips for a Backyard Staycation
Recycling is important. We know that as adults, but how do we instill that notion into our children? If you’re looking for ways to teach your children about recycling, look at the list that we compiled below. The items on this list have been created and tested by parents and we’re happy to be the messengers who get to share these great ideas with you. … Continue reading Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Recycling