Category: Home Landscapes

What Will I Do With All Of These Vegetables?

fresh vegetables

A home garden is great, but what do you do with all those vegetables that you harvest?  How can you make those vegetables last all winter long?   Freezing vegetables is a great way to save money and… Read More

Leftover Sweet Potatoes? Make Biscuits!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  Can you believe it is already time to start preparing for the holiday season!?  With the holidays also comes tons of left overs.  You try to send plates of food home with… Read More

Nothing Says Fall Like Pumpkins!

harvested pumpkins in the bed of pioneer wagon

  Fall isn’t fall until you have eaten your first piece of pumpkin pie. Pumpkins are enjoyed by many people, never knowing how they originally got their start in traditional America. The word pumpkin originated from the Greek… Read More

Water Recycling, Reclaiming and Reuse

purple pipes mean recylced water

  With a growing population, running out of water is a big concern.  Wells are constantly being placed for new homes which are causing springs, aquifers, streams and lakes to go dry.  How can we help to conserve… Read More

Frogs: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

How do you react when you see a frog?  Are you frightened and run away, fascinated and want to catch one, hungry and want to eat the legs, or disgusted and turn your head?  Most frogs are quite… Read More

Spiders: The Unwanted House Guest

close-up of jumping spider

  Spiders!  Eek!  Just the word sends chills down your spine. They are creepy and scary, but most spiders serve a purpose other than causing terror to the homes they invade.  In their natural environment (including human dwellings)… Read More

Did a Storm Damage Your Palm Trees?: Care After the Storm

palm trees infron a structure being blowin in hurrican winds

  While many palm species are adapted to windstorms, a hurricane or major storm can damage even the most tolerant palm trees.  Make sure to wait until after the storm to venture outside and assess damage.  Once an… Read More