Winterizing fountains

Winterizing fountains

Now is the time to start closing down fountains! Drain water out of the entire unit before the first freeze. Disassemble the unit if possible.  Larger units may have to stay standing, however take any small pieces & bring them inside home, basement or garage....
Garden path edging

Garden path edging

Using edging on a garden path defines the personality of a path.   It helps keep the material in the path secure and also helps grass from growing into your path.  Many materials may be used to define the edges.  You can use Stone or Rock Edging, Block Edging, Flat...
Rain gardens

Rain gardens

Why are rain gardens important?  As cities and suburbs grow and replace forests and agricultural land, increased stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces(roof of your house or garage, pavements- driveway, sidewalks), your lawn, or areas with poorly drained soil...
Making a stepping stone path

Making a stepping stone path

Making a stepping stone path Remove sod and dig down 5-6 inches Lay down landscaping fabric Add 4 inches of decomposed granite Tamp solidly down Place stepping stones in your path Add more decomposed granite in between stones Herb path – Use topsoil instead of the...
Walking Paths

Walking Paths

Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz followed the yellow brick road to her dreams. The pathway through your yard and garden can also follow the vision of your dreams. Design your yard and garden with thoughts of places you have visited that have left inspiration in your heart...
Fairy Gardens

Fairy Gardens

  Use large flat rocks in your garden to display garden art.  They are particularly useful to elevate and display potted plants, birdbaths, and gazing globes. Fairy gardens can be given a 3 dimensional look using rocks to display the Fairy’s and all of the...