Backyard Living

Preparing your yard for spring

Preparing your yard for spring

As the sunshine lingers longer and daffodils start to flower, it is evident spring is taking stage. Cherry and peach trees push their first blossoms bringing with them promises of fresh fruit. You may be dreaming of warm weather lounging in hammocks and cooking...

Installing an Outdoor Shower

Installing an Outdoor Shower

The Benefits of an Outdoor Shower and Steps For Easy DIY InstallationThere is something exotic about taking an outdoor shower especially during the summer months, but many people assume installing an outdoor shower will be expensive or difficult. Luckily, there are...

How to Make Hummingbird Food

How to Make Hummingbird Food

How to Make Hummingbird FoodIf you are anything like us, you simply love having hummingbirds coming around your yard. Almost an enigma, these beautiful birds cause us to sit and stare for hours. The only downside to having hummingbirds around is that they can really...

Choosing the Right Garden Gnome

Choosing the Right Garden Gnome

He would not stop staring at me with his wink and crooked grin. I found myself staring back at him, mesmerized by his long white beard, brightly colored clothing and that hat. One of us had to look away first, and I was almost certain it was me. He seemed fairly...