This week let’s dive into an often-neglected aspect of creating the perfect landscape design for your family’s home: tree stumps. Some of my less experienced readers just beginning their landscaping journey may wonder, “What exactly is a tree stump?” The stump is the lowest portion above the ground of any tree & has many vital […]
Landscaping: A Look To The Past For Inspiration For The Present.
The art of landscaping has a rich, fascinating history that dates back to ancient times. From the hanging gardens of Babylon to the sprawling parks of modern cities, people have been shaping & modifying the land around them for thousands of years. Looking back at different layouts of historical landscaping examples can be a great […]
Maximizing Sustainability: Tips for Recycling Your Christmas Tree.
Did you know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that twenty-five percent of all waste for the year is created between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day? Now that most of the holiday season has come and gone, it’s time to think about what to do with the Christmas tree sitting ideally in your […]
Three Ways to Revamp Your Backyard Before the Next Holiday Gathering:
Whether you spent hours driving across the country or were the host of this year’s festivities, there’s a good chance you chose to spend time with your family enjoying the holiday this past weekend. One thing that happens to me every time I go home this time of year is I bounce around and visit […]
Firewood: Should you be stocking up this winter?
There is nothing quite like the warm crackle of an open fire as the winter weather starts to take hold. For those of us who grew up in the Tri-State area, the memories of nights around the bonfire are synonymous with the holidays. One of my favorite parts of this time of the year has […]