How to prep your yard for the holiday season

It’s the final month of 2020, and since spending time at home has remained a major theme even as the year winds down to an end, why not take some extra time to prepare your home and garden to brace for winter conditions?Read the rest

How to celebrate Halloween during COVID-19

While you can still get your spook on in Halloween 2020, it’s important to celebrate safely and slow the spread of COVID-19 by keeping to smaller groups, limiting face-to-face exposure, and washing your hands frequently. So, while keeping in mind that we’re in the midst of a global health crisis during this year’s Quarantine-O-Ween, there are still many ways that you can enthusiastically and cautiously proceed with some pandemic-friendly festivities.Read the rest

Social Distancing? Use the Time at Home to Work on Your Garden

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Since spring should be one of the most active times of the year, don’t let the imposed restrictions across the country stop you from using your pent-up energy for cleaning and prepping your garden. After all, it’s often hard to find the time to do a little pruning.Read the rest

How to Design a Garden from Scratch

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In the coming weeks, your winter blues will begin to melt away and the excitement of the spring months ahead is sure to spark some green thumb inspirations. So, as you look out at the snow in your backyard space, how about closing your eyes to envision a lively garden display full of vivid flowers, graceful trees, and the dazzling brilliance of low voltage landscape lightingRead the rest

6 easy ways to winter-proof your home this season

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While layering up will keep you warm when exposed to the cooler weather, you shouldn’t have to put your jacket and insulated socks on when you’re spending time indoors. So, if you’re looking for other ways to cheaply warm your home this winter, try keeping your energy bill in check by trapping the heat using the following low-tech, winter-proofing methods. Read the rest

How to put in low-voltage landscape lighting

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If you want to reap the benefits of vibrant, backyard illumination, you’ll need a variety of versatile, weatherproof, low-voltage landscape lights to brighten up your property’s pathways, flower beds, trees, fences, driveways, stone walls, doorways and deck. While you could hire a professional to design your outdoor lighting scheme and install all of your illuminant fixtures, DIY installation is your middle name!Read the rest

Backyard design features that outlast any trend

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Just like how dressing fashionable is a great way to keep up with fashion trends, creating a backyard, illumination scheme will help you to gain some edge and stay up to date with the latest garden trends. That being said, the direction of home and garden style tends to emerge and change so quickly that it can be increasingly difficult to keep up with the craze.Read the rest