Tag Archives: curb appeal

The Gardener

 To be a gardener, you need to tune in to how the plants are doing and attend to what they need. Many gardeners also testify to a feeling of receiving something in return — of being gifted, almost, whether through … Continue reading

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Mini Makeover: Door Edition

Another quick way to upgrade your home’s curb appeal: Scour your favorite home décor stores — or even eBay for something vintage — for a cool door knocker, then grab your drill to install it in 15 minutes flat.

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Gardening Notes

Keeping a garden diary that documents the trial-and-error process is key to ensuring future improvement. Make note of the crops that were duds (and how they met their demise!), pest issues, and other side notes, like the time of day … Continue reading

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Spanish bluebell infestation?

Q: I have a few clumps of Spanish bluebells infesting different parts of my yard and read that they are invasive and pretty hard to get rid of. Some people say to dig up the bulbs, but this is hard because … Continue reading

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Beautiful Space

Because I grew up in such tight spaces, I don’t get manicures, pedicures, I’m not into cars, but I am into a fabulous house. – Viola Davis

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