You know that summertime is alive and well when you can walk outside in the evening and smell the delicious aroma of a barbeque. But have you ever thought of growing your own barbeque herbs? Culinary herbs are perfect for growing in containers on the patio right next to the grill, so you can easily reach down and pluck the leaves as you are cooking.
The late spring this year seems to be delaying more than just the tulips. The real estate industry, which is typically going full steam ahead at this time of year, has also seen a slow start. It’s not strange that a delay in nice weather would affect sales, but that’s no consolation if YOUR house is on the market. Here’s some tips to improve your curb appeal and hopefully nail the sale.
Most produce available in the grocery store today has traveled thousands of miles to get there, and could have been grown in nutrient poor soil with loads of pesticides. Why not enjoy organic, pesticide-free produce from your own backyard? A little bit of preparation and maintenance through the growing season and you will never look back.
A big trend for gardening this year (that has been building over the last few years) is extending our indoor living spaces into outdoor living spaces. From the latest in garden accessories, to DIY projects, people are embracing the ‘exterior design’ spirit. Here’s how we think you can dress up your yard for 2014