landscaping

GARDEN TOUR » MOM’S HOUSE

GARDEN TOUR » MOM’S HOUSE

After sharing my modest yard, it dawned on me that the yard I should really be celebrating doesn’t belong to me at all. It is my mother’s. If I have any sort of green thumb, or artistic bone in my body, it is all due […]

AN OLD-FASHION WEED PULL

AN OLD-FASHION WEED PULL

This past weekend, I found myself in the rare position of not having to work. Any other freelancers out there, particularly those with kids and no nanny budget, know what I’m talking about. Usually, weekends do not exist. Neither do evenings or early mornings, but […]

THE TRIDENT MAPLE BLOOMS!

THE TRIDENT MAPLE BLOOMS!

What is this, two posts in one day? I couldn’t help myself because Spring has sprung! Look what done popped up on our new Trident Maple out front of the house? All that recommended watering (five gallons a week) has paid off. And along with […]

CONCRETE JUNGLE ON ITS WAY OUT

CONCRETE JUNGLE ON ITS WAY OUT

Isn’t it nice when someone else does all the work? AND foots the bill? One fine afternoon a teenage girl knocked on my door. I was already shaking my head and offering up my “no thanks yous” to whatever she was selling when she handed […]