Wendy Mills

Do You Want to Build a Garden? Here’s What to Do

Do You Want to Build a Garden? Here’s What to Do

Thinking about the landscaping job can be problematic and overwhelming at first. You need to think of numerous outcomes and aspects of your garden style, layout, views, drainage, wind, sunlight exposure and many more. The most brilliant way to approach this kind of job is to write down all the information needed in a sheet […]

GPR and Utility Mapping for Extending into the Garden

GPR and Utility Mapping for Extending into the Garden

Mapping utility lines is often more of a challenge than initially anticipated. Drawings get old. Historical records become lost. Hand-drawn illustrations turn into desk-based ones, making the interpretation of utility archives a real puzzle. The use of ground penetrating radar or GPR is a helpful alternative. Distributors can confirm the location of utilities and plan […]

Benefits Of Your Own Garden Guest Room

Benefits Of Your Own Garden Guest Room

It can be exhausting to invite people to stay in your home, particularly if they plan to hang around for a while. It can get tiring to have everybody bumping into one another and getting on top of each other in your home even if the said guests are close friends or even family. What […]

Adding Shrubs to Your Yard: DIY

Adding Shrubs to Your Yard: DIY

If you’re looking to upgrade your landscape, but don’t want to plant a garden, we’ve got some ideas for you. Who doesn’t want to add some height and texture to their yard, rather than just having a groomed lawn with a couple of trees? This is why we’re going to explore planting shrubs.  So what […]

Starting a Garden to Save Money

Starting a Garden to Save Money

One of the cornerstones of frugal living is gardening. After all, there are few things that help you save money on food better than growing your own. My husband and I enjoy planting a garden. We prefer to plant items that are fairly easy to grow in our area, that we know we will eat […]

How to Prepare Your Lawn for Overseeding

How to Prepare Your Lawn for Overseeding

If you’ve ever had a dry or sparse patch in your lawn, you may be familiar with the helpful practice of overseeding to address the issue. But how much do you know about making sure this practice is effective?  It’s one thing to simply disperse some extra seeds, hope they take hold, and literally watch […]

The Beauty of Adding Roses to Your Home and Landscape

The Beauty of Adding Roses to Your Home and Landscape

What IS it about roses that we all find so enchanting? Maybe everything?? Their fragrance- second to none; their abundant, voluptuous blossoms; the voracity with which a rosebush will spread if allowed to… Perhaps we even find the contrast of soft petals and strong, thorny stems somewhat relatable, as well? Suffice it to say, you […]

Shade Loving Foliage Plants

Shade loving plants give any botanist the double pleasure of thriving both inside and outdoors. These versatile creatures are happy to decorate a tabletop, a patio, or a shady area in your garden. In fact, there are several which require very little tending at all. Many gardeners enjoy flowering plants to liven up their living […]