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Almost here

i can see the ground, and the cleanup ahead after a nasty winter. Slowly warming up and need to put a BIG soccer goal together. 18 more words


The garden beckons...

Or squelches.  Squelching is what’s going on here.  For those of you still dealing with layers of Crystaline Aqueous Insulation, mud is surely in your future…. 131 more words

Tactless Observations

Notes on Spring Clean Up

Just because there are patches of snow on the ground does not mean it is too early for spring clean up. Quite the contrary, since the ground in early spring tends to be either 1) frozen; or 2) a muddy mire. 578 more words

Gardening Techniques

Should I Cut My Ornamental Grasses By the Ides of March?

Dear Clare,

I enjoy seeing ornamental grasses in my winter landscape so I don’t cut them back in the fall. I think I’m supposed to cut them back soon so the new grass can grow in, right? 580 more words

Landscape Maintenance

Six Ways to Expand Your Outdoor Living Area

Square footage is at a premium thus expanding on what you have available makes sense (cents)! Take a walk around the exterior of your home and envision these five ways to enlarge your space. 314 more words


another Laundry List of projects

With the weather finally improving,

I’ve been able to ricochet around here dealing with items looong overdue for attention!  Especially removing the last of the Christmas/holiday decor buried in snow or just frozen in place. 165 more words

REpurposed/REinvented Furniture

It's February and time to plan to sell your home

Considering selling your home? Well here is a good list to start with in preparation.

Read more here….To-Dos: Your February Home Checklist

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