Posts Tagged ‘landscaping’

Fall Gardening Tips

November 5, 2012   1 Comment

  With the chill in the air causing my plants to fade, I know it is time to prepare my garden and other plants for the colder winter months. My vegetable garden had a rough year with the hot summer months and the drought that we experienced. My cherry tomato plant actually died a bit […]

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Creating Fall and Winter Gardens

October 31, 2011   1 Comment

The beautiful outdoor colors of summer are quickly fading, fall is upon us and winter is quickly approaching. Our family loves this time of year because our schedules have calmed down a bit and we can spend time at home.  Being home means being outside and enjoying the wonderful brisk weather. Many people stop by […]

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Plants for Shady Places

May 10, 2011   1 Comment

Our family just relocated and I have the huge task of making our house a home both inside and out. We made the move from living in a Contemporary house plan in a coastal state to a Prairie Style floor plan in the Midwest. Needless to say this is a big change for all of […]

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Country Landscape Ideas

September 23, 2010   1 Comment

Some of my fondest memories growing up were visits to my grandparent’s home in the country. As I grew up it never changed, it was one of those cozy country homes and I will always remember that feeling of safety and warmth when I entered it. We just bought a home outside the city limits […]

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Dressing Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

September 9, 2010   No Comments

I am a retired carpenter and have recently taken an interest in trying to flip a house. There is a home down the street that was foreclosed on about 6 months ago and it is really getting run down and making our neighborhood look bad. It is a cute little country home design with a […]

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Log Home And Landscape Basics

August 12, 2010   No Comments

We are finally at a point in our lives that we are ready to build a new home. We started out years ago in an apartment garage, moved up to one of those small ranch house plans and are now ready to take the leap and build a new home design. With all the buzz […]

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Country and Log Home Landscaping

July 16, 2010   No Comments

Some of my fondest memories growing up were visits to my grandparent’s home in the country. As I grew up it never changed, it was one of the cozy country home plans you often see in rural areas and I will always remember that feeling of safety and warmth when I entered it. We just […]

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Stylish Patio Design

June 17, 2010   5 Comments

We have lived in our two-story home design for over two years now and have decided it is time to add on a cozy outdoor patio. We need a place to relax, unwind and enjoy the outdoors. The ground has finally settled around our home and I have been researching what type of materials to […]

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Noticeable Home Trends

April 1, 2010   2 Comments

Every year experts in all fields try to determine what will be the “hot” thing for that upcoming year in their field of expertise. Some base their predictions on what happened the year before, the financial climate, news events and other subjects in order to get a grip on what’s coming up. When it comes […]

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Gardening Guidelines

March 23, 2010   1 Comment

The home garden is known as a place of undeniable beauty and charm whatever shape or size. The colors, scents and textures can transform an outdoor living space into a relaxing retreat right outside your home. But even the smallest garden outfitting the cozy nature of ranch house plans can be overwhelming for homeowners to […]

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