Hardscaping. Materials, Theme, Purpose. We break it all down for you here.
In This Issue: A Conversation with Richmond Tile and Bath’s VP, Anthony Cotugno Backsplash to the Max Back in Black – Why Ebony May be the Answer for Your Kitchen Kitchen Splurges Rise of the Bathroom Remodel Bathroom Trends for a Luxurious Upgrade In-Demand Industrial Style Tips for […]
by Teresa Tumminia Summer brings a daily bounty of fresh produce to our family farm. Among our favorites are tri-colored bush beans, with their purple, yellow, and green treasures tucked away under large leafy umbrellas. Our bean and potato salad can be put together in no time at […]
In this issue: Farmers Markets DIY Certification Guide 7 Reasons to Shop Farmers Markets In the Garden: Hydrangeas Be a Pollinator Champion Understanding Saltwater Pool Filtration Home Remodeling: How to get the best bang for your remodeling buck Planning a Renovation? How to get your home ready and […]
One of the easiest and most cost effective methods for conserving water and improving water quality is to INSTALL A RAIN BARREL. Rain barrels collect water from rooftops and hold it for later use. The water can then be reused for a variety of watering needs – lawns, gardens or even indoor plants. Collecting roof runoff in rain barrels reduces the amount of water that flows from your property. It’s a great way to conserve water and it’s free water for use in your landscape.
Those unfamiliar with bare root roses can be taken aback when first encountering them. Far from the lush rose bush envisioned, bare root roses arrive looking sort of… dead. Take heart. That clump of sticks with roots attached might seem vulnerable and uninspiring, but it’s actually only dormant, a natural state for roses during the winter months. Planting a rose in this state is one of the best ways to ensure that the bush gets off to a healthy happy start. Once planted, they very quickly become leafy bushes bursting with blooms.
To establish hearty, durable plants, gardeners can focus on three main areas: addressing soil composition, cultivating and adding nutrients.
Where do you purchase your honeybees and how do you begin to establish your new honeybee colony?
Work out a plan to conserve two of your garden’s most precious resources: your time and energy.
Home gardeners looking to warm up their gardens with early blooms can use these flowers in their early-season containers, window boxes and planting beds.