Making Your Yard A Masterpiece

I have always loved gardening, but a few years ago I realized that my garden needed a little tender loving care. I started focusing on perfecting my techniques and making the area stand out, and it was a lot of work. Before I knew it, I was adding a lovely pergola to part of the yard along with a nice play area for the kids, and it was really interesting to see how things were coming along. I wanted to create this blog to inspire other people to make their land more beautiful. Check it out for great information that could help you.

How To Choose And Install Gutter Guards

4 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

The gutters on your home do a very important job. They divert water away from your foundation where it could potentially do a lot of damage. However, the gutters have to be in good working order for them to do their job properly. Gutters clogged up with leaf dams or bird nests will overflow rather than drain water through the downspout. One way to keep your gutters clean so they don't overflow is to have gutter guards installed. Read More …

3 Ways To Ensure Your Granite Countertops Look Great For Years

10 September 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Having granite countertops installed in your home is a long-term investment. Granite countertops can improve the visual appeal of your kitchen and can improve the overall value of your home. To retain the improved visual appeal in your kitchen as well as the improved home value, you need to make sure you are taking proper care of your granite countertops. #1 Wipe Up Spills Right Away Even when you properly seal your granite countertop, acidic substances can still damage it. Read More …

Methods To Help You Save Your Squash Plants From This Year’s Squash Bug Infestation

26 July 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When you are a gardener in your spare time, you take pride in the vegetables and other fruits you grow in your garden each summer. When a bug or insect infestation takes over one or more plants in your garden, you want to do all you can to treat and protect your garden plants and all the hard work you have put into them. Squash bugs can be a large threat to any plants in the squash family you may have growing in your garden and can cause them to not produce any fruit or kill them completely. Read More …

Softening Water For Fish Aquarium Usage

2 May 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you collect fish to house in aquariums as a hobby, and you are going to be moving to a new home in the near future, you are most likely concerned about the water supply you will be using to keep your tanks filled as necessary. Hard water is not recommended for usage inside of aquariums as it usually has mineral and calcium present within its composition. Here are some steps you can take to ensure your fish have softened water if you find out your home's supply is too hard to use safely. Read More …

Refurbish Your Old Culinary Items Into Cute Kitchen Kitsch

25 April 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you come across any old utensils or culinary tools that you no longer use, why not transform them into something unique and decorative for your new kitchen? These kitschy crafts will bring a personal touch to your new home. Refurbish some of the following utensils in some clever ways: Metal funnels. Transform metal funnels into chic candle-holders by inverting them and positioning them on a mirrored platter or tile. Use flameless candles or tapers that fit down into the spigot of each funnel. Read More …