Monthly Archives: August 2013


Herb Garden Essentials: Grow Your Own Fragrant Lavender Kitchen ideas, bathroom ideas, and more ∨ Find contractors, builders and design build firms that can help you with house designs for your dream home.Find window treatments and plantation shutters for french … Continue reading

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My Rescue Garden

So, what have I done in the yard over the last 5 months? Created what I lovingly refer to as my “rescue” garden. We buy houses for a living and I have started rescuing both plants and yard art from … Continue reading

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Things I don’t want to forget about planting for Butterflies!

Butterfly Gardening: Delight the Eyes With Living Sculptures Kitchen designs, bathroom designs, and more ∨ Home improvement can start with something as minor as installing track lighting or ceiling fans.Search for a fun counter stool, clock, sectional and storage dresser … Continue reading

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Butterflies in the Garden

I’ve never planted for butterflies. Every year I’ve focused on something new: vegetable garden, shade garden, “rescue” garden, etc. But my friend, Ellen, has more butterflies than I’ve ever seen in one place. It’s not by accident, it’s by design. … Continue reading

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20 Lemons on the Meyer Lemon Tree

Yes, what started out as 26 is now 20. Why? Well, some fell off and I just removed 3 small ones figuring it would be best if the tree saved its energy for the bigger, healthier looking ones. Agreed?

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Mine are in the shade and over watered, but growing like crazy and beautifully green! Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Bougainvillea Showers Yards With Color Architecture, interior design, and more ∨ Browse living room ideas, from a sectional sofa to unique … Continue reading

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