Outdoor Living Tips
From upgrading furniture to keeping the bugs away and everywhere in between, an outdoor living space should be part of your summer to-do checklist. Making guests feel welcome and comfortable are some things that every host wants to provide their guests. Show your guests a good time with a new and modernized outdoor living space based on the six categories below.
Keep calm and compost on! Composting is a great way to add rich nutrients to soil by adding soil microbes, also known as microorganisms, to a soil food web. What is a soil food web you ask? A soil food web involves the diversity of organisms that thrive inside of soil. These organisms include algae, fungi, and bacteria all the way to earthworms, insects, plants, and more.
Fall Yard Cleanup & Lawn Maintenance
Summer is drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put away your lawn and garden work ethic. If you want a vibrant and healthy lawn and garden in the spring, there is plenty of lawn maintenance left to do before winter arrives.
Preparing your lawn and garden for winter will give you less yard work to do once the weather warms. Here are some steps you can take to get ahead of the game this fall.
Landscape Lighting Ideas
These landscape lighting ideas will help highlight your home’s well-manicured yard after the sun goes down and add extra security and safety. By using low-voltage fixtures you can bring light to your greenery and be “green” at the same time.
Fire Pit Safety & Tips
For National Fire Prevention Week, Waters True Value offers a few tips to help make your fire pit sessions safer than ever.
DIY Stepping Stones
The Secret Life of a Cement Paver
I’m pretty sure cement pavers are desperately crying out to be bedazzled. Painted. Noticed. It’s so easy to do and will make you happy, so why not release your paver’s inner beauty?
Top 5 Gardening Mistakes
Avoid these top five mistakes when planting your spring flower beds or pots so you can show off your green thumb to the world!
Nature’s “It” Plant: The Succulent
Succulents are everywhere these days. I’m drawn to them. They speak to me. Their calm serenity, their squishiness. They seem so comfortable being themselves. Potted in minimalistic containers or “junky” old treasures like teacups or toolboxes…they’re like chameleons, fitting in wherever. I’d like to believe they’re happy little plants, put on this earth to make all of us happy. So let’s get happy.