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Above Ground vs In-Ground Pools.

Posted by Kimberly Shane on 5/19/17 6:00 AM

Above Ground vs In-Ground Pools

Above ground Pool? In Ground Pool? Just opt for Sprinklers? With summer around the corner, we can look forward to fun in the sun, which usually involves sipping on sweet lemonade and enjoying some sort of water fun. But how do you choose? Budget of course plays a big role in making a good decision but also consider the area in which you live. 

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Topics: Pool, Outdoor Living, outdoor, outside

Don’t Blow It!

Posted by Kimberly Shane on 5/18/17 8:00 PM

Don’t blow it!

When did a yard full of dandelions stop representing endless wishes? I’m guessing, somewhere around the home ownership phase of our lives. In fact, I’ve witnessed a grown man scold his toddler for blowing on a dandelion, “What are you doing? Don’t blow that!” If this whimsical, yet incredibly annoying weed has taken over your yard—don’t fret! We have a natural remedy below:

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Topics: Gardening, Garden, yard, outside, yard work

Moss Graffiti

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 10/5/16 6:00 PM

Graffiti is a term that’s commonly associated with spray paint and has a bad reputation for its association with vandalism. It’s also most likely not a look you would want outside your home.

However, according to Aleksey Vlasov’s blog at boredpanda.com, an interesting new trend has cropped up - the art of using Moss for graffiti. 

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Topics: DIY, Fun, Easy, outdoor, outside, graffiti, moss

DIY Monogram Planter

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/22/16 6:30 PM

Nothing greets guests like a 4 foot tall planter in the shape of your last name. Monograms are all the rage and if you’re looking for a way to add interest to the exterior entry of your home, look no further than this awesome DIY Cedar Monogram Planter Box by Michelle at www.ellerydesigns.com.

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Topics: DIY, Fun, Plants, Easy, how-to, outdoor, porch, monogram, planter, outside

Edible Landscaping

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 7/11/16 8:00 PM

You don’t have to have acres of land, a tractor, and a few chickens to glean the garden you’ve always dreamt of. If homesteading is a passion of yours, or you’d just like to try your hand at a few food-yielding plants, here are some things to consider.

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Topics: Garden, Landscaping, Plants, yard, container gardening, vegetables, herbs, edible, outside

Patio Tic-Tac-Toe

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/10/16 8:30 PM

If you’re barely into the throws of summer and you’re struggling to keep your kids (or yourself) entertained while outdoors, we’ve got a solution!

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Topics: DIY, Outdoor Living, Patio, how-to, outdoor, games, outside

Outside Warning Signs

Posted by Morgan Saylor on 6/3/16 6:00 PM

Buying a house is a huge investment, which is why you might consider having any potential purchase inspected by a professional. There are a few things you can and should look for when shopping for a new home, says Zillow.com.

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Topics: Pool, homebuying, exterior, trees, cracks, shopping, homebuyer, outside

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