Outdoor Living

Patio Lighting Techniques

Use outdoor lighting in layers to create mood, drama and effect in your landscape.
It’s time to hang out with friends and family outside, and we have some great ideas…
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Choosing Patio Furniture

Explore different designs, materials and functionality to help when choosing patio furniture for your home.
Choosing patio furniture can be a perplexing task with all the different types that are…
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Tips for the Ultimate Memorial Day Burger

Help & inspiration for grilling the best burgers.
Grilling season is upon us, and you might be eager to throw on an apron and get cooking. But before doing so,…
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Tips for Cleaning & Maintaining Your Grill

Cleaning your grill will both extend its life as well as ensure your food keeps the flavor you love. To make the most out of your grill (and barbecue…
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Free Bird Enthusiast Apps

These apps are for the birds! You can use them for bird watching, bird identifying and attracting birds to your garden.
Spring brings birds, and you want to identify your…
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DIY Outdoor Lights

Cindy & Eric talk DIY Outdoor Lights and cover a range of other topics this week.

How to Make Your Yard Feel Like a 5 Star Resort

How to decorate your patio and home so you feel you’re at a resort!
1. Plant Lush Layers
From towering shade trees to midsize shrubs to low-lying ground cover, using different-size…
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Compost Tea

Compost Tea is a  Cool Cuppa Grow

Included in this article:

Fertilizer in a Tea Cup… Not
Brew Up Some Compost Tea
Eric’s Compost Tea Recipe

You’ve heard me talk about compost before. I…
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Gardening Tricks without Spending a Fortune

Eric and I are plant-aholics
Before you spend all that money – here are some ways to get into the fun of gardening while saving some cash. One of our…
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Landscape Lighting How To’s

Install Your Own Landscape Lights
On a scale of 1-10, Eric calls it a “3” as DIY projects go – meaning, this is do-able, even if you DON’T consider yourself…
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