Recipes and memories from way back when

October 31, 2016 0
Have you ever had one of those days when a smell, a picture or a word takes you back to yesteryear? My sister and I were reminiscing about how Mom made this wonderful carrot cake in a loaf pan. She’d slice it and toast it for us in the morning [ . . . ]

6 home ideas for cozy fall living

October 4, 2016 0
With autumn comes crisp falling leaves, fresh brisk air and pumpkin spice aromas. It’s time to prepare your home to spend more time indoors, decorating it with warm, cozy accents to set the tone for the season. Make your home fall-ready with the following cozy ideas. 1. Freshen up with [ . . . ]

Garden smarts, September 2016

September 12, 2016 0
Q. How do I get started incorporating companion planting in my vegetable garden and landscape next year? Companion planting can mean different things. It can mean combining plants that mutually benefit each other by balancing the pests and predators, visually improving the landscape, or increasing yields in a vegetable garden. [ . . . ]

Is your lawn and garden bird friendly?

August 31, 2016 0
Birds are more than just beautiful visitors to your lawn and garden. They are an important component of a healthy local ecosystem. Making your property a safe haven for birds will beautify your garden and is the right thing to do. Here are a few simple steps to take to [ . . . ]