Five Factors For Planning your Pool-scaping

Many folks dream of a pool of their own. To relax by the water, daydream, sip luscious drinks…. So the dream does not become a nightmare – you need some planning – plus the proper plants. Plan For These Five Factors Plan for low maintenance. Select plants that are relatively free of leaf drop and other debris. The only plants entirely free of debris are made of silk, so expect some maintenance. Plan for dramatic plants. A pool is a very strong accent in the landscape. This calls for some Read more

Create an Outdoor Office

It is easy to create an outdoor office work space, no matter how large or small your yard is.  It need not be elaborate. All you need is a wireless signal, a surface for your laptop and beverages, and some shade so you can easily view your screen. The Basics of an Outdoor Office This post is inspired by an article by garden writer friend C.L. Fornari. The original article appeared in The Garden Center Magazine. C.L states, “An outdoor office can be simple or elaborate. Basically, what most people Read more