After many years waiting for the cash to get the patio I knew would never get done by myself, I am quite pleased with the result. Eucevio and his son did a great job, even accommodating a move of the very heavy stone stair. Here is the before and after. Now to plan the shade […]
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Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury’s book, Planting A New Perspective did indeed give me a whole new view of designing garden beds. Although their design theories are created on a scale most gardeners would never have the space to repeat, the basics of the process can be used by gardeners employing a more limited palette […]
After reading the book, Planting, A New Perspective, I am taking a measured approach to the plan for the pollinator’s garden. While the plant material is nature friendly, the design need not be untamed. Having a relatively tiny area to cover the plan will be a challenge as seed mixes can bring the unexpected. […]
I have a few issues in the garden. HA that’s an understatement. As a grower whose enthusiasm for planting, weeding, watering and maintenance wanes by the 3rd week in June, you can imagine all the problems my garden faces! But mainly I have issues with light. In a backyard whose privacy I love for […]
Being geeks we couldn’t pass up a sprinkler controller that you can manage from your PC. Its the Irritrol PC Control. It took almost no time to setup and now we are just waiting for the rain gauge to dry up so we can see if our schedules work. I think even better than the […]
e are going to either resurrect our old sprinkler which has not been used in at least 6 years, or put a new one in. I am tired of wasting money on plants I kill because they do not get consistent proper watering. Lawn Irrigation Design Center – 303-979-3400 Martha mentioned the Denver Water rebate […]