It’s summer, which means everyone is out enjoying the sunshine and the long, sweet summer evenings. We usually spot our neighbors mowing their lawns, hanging out their washing, playing with the dog and doing a spot of gardening. But during summer – when everyone spends a lot more time outside – it’s easy to feel […]
It’s that time of the year when your focus turns to the outdoors and how you can make the necessary improvements to transform your yard into a masterpiece. Making your yard the envy of your neighbors throughout the summer takes a lot of work, but with the right materials and planning, you can make […]
A home swimming pool can be one of the best investments you can make for your home. Your family will create lasting summer memories, and you can make your home look that much better. It is the ideal addition to the backyard, but installing a swimming pool is a major investment and takes a bit […]
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of UF/IFAS. The opinions and text are all mine. Just about every homeowner and Florida resident understands the importance of water conservation. Unfortunately, not many people these days actually know how to go about saving water when it comes to watering lawns and gardens. University […]
If you want a backyard that always delivers a lush green lawn and perfect plants, your best bet would be to install a home irrigation system. Your first thought might be, “this would be a perfect DIY task!”, but there are definite pros and cons to installing an irrigation system and it is not always […]
If you’ve got a tiny back yard, it can be difficult to imagine turning it into a productive, relaxing place to be. Yet with the right design elements and a bit of planning it’s possible to maximize the space you have and turn it into your own personal outdoor haven. The key is to use […]
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/TruGreen. I’ve been living in Florida on and off for 15 years and in that time I’ve always wondered what the secret is to those homes with the perfect lawns. Since our weather here tends almost always to be beautiful, we spend a lot of time outdoors. We use […]