Learn How to Overwinter Herbs and Keep them Happy All Year

Herbs are some of the easiest plants to overwinter but they can do with a little prep beforehand. Prune dead leaves and branches from those you plan to leave outdoors. These include the perennials like rosemary and thyme. Dig up and pot more sensitive plants. Since...

Our Back Steps Mini Makeover!

This backstep renovation product was done using Sikken’s Proluxe’s solid stain. The project at hand was an old set of stairs with an old and damaged finished. They first start the project by sanding and stripping the old paint off from the stairs using a...

Fairy Foxglove Information: Tips For Fairy Foxglove Care

There are some good tips out there for people that have fairy foxglove plants. This plant is a very sweet alpine plant that is native to southern and central Europe. It adds a lot of charm to the area it is in. The plant is adaptable to full sun, or partial shade....

Magnolia Tree Diseases – How To Treat A Sick Magnolia Tree

A big beautiful magnolia tree planted in the middle of the front lawn is nature’s invitation to iced tea and friendly conversation on the front porch. While the magnolia is a hearty tree, they are prone to some diseases to be aware of, so that you can act quickly to...

Procrastinating?

Butterflies keep to the seasons and tend to head for warmer climates when the weather turns cold, but some always hang around a bit longer. They might have hatched later than the others or it could be something nature does to keep from having all the butterflies on...