7 Common Mistakes when Caring for your Yard

If the grass is constantly looking greener on the other side, you might be the problem. Seriously. Much of the… Read more »

5 Effective Ways to get Rid of Flies

Flies are the bane of my summer existence. I hate the way they look, the way they sound, and the… Read more »

How to Get Rid of Mosquitos

Time to stock up on Benedryl and calamine lotion, it’s mosquito season. Mosquito eggs become full fledge adults in less… Read more »

How to Get Rid of Bugs

Insects in the garden are inevitable. Getting rid of them entirely can be dangerous and is nearly impossible to accomplish…. Read more »

14 Great Backyard Games

We live in the Rocky Mountains where cold and snow rule 50 percent of the year, so when summertime hits… Read more »

Raised Box Garden Ideas

No garden? No space? No problem. Raised garden beds are the perfect way to get the garden you’ve always wanted… Read more »

Everything you Need for an Outdoor Theater!

I have dreams of outdoor theatres. I’m not just saying that, it’s true. Several years ago my husband and I… Read more »

10 Beautiful Xeriscape Yards

In desert or drought-prone areas, Xeriscaping is becoming more and more popular. However, it’s hard to give up soft green… Read more »

12 Amazing Backyard Projects

I’m one of those people that loves the outdoors, but I’m not outdoorsy. If you’re raising your eyebrow and wondering… Read more »

The SECRET to Growing Peppers

Stuffed, grilled, sautéed, I will take peppers any way they come. Especially if they come straight out of the garden…. Read more »