I live on a pretty steep hill. We used railroad ties to build a three tier retaining wall. Originally it was going to just be planted with bushes and ornamental grass... See more
Hi there! The side of my house is asbestos shingles. We would like to use bamboo fencing panels to cover a section under our deck. Any ideas how to attach it without ... See more
I want to build a play area for my dogs that they can dig and use as a bathroom. What is the safest thing to use instead of sand?
Just an FYI that laying new grass is not an option for me.
I'd love to have some water life and my yard.
Our house faces South and we have no shade after removing a tree a few years ago. I want to plant a cully river birch 20 feet away and on the left front of the house ... See more
So for a few years none of my seeds started when I planted them outside. I wanted the huge sunflowers, they did not grow. I planted elephant ears, they died. So this ... See more
My new house in North Carolina and I don't have a clue where to start. Where do I create value and how do I create curb appeal? Please share experience, ideas, though... See more
I really wanted a cottage/farm style home but long story short, ended up with a 60’s split level. I would like to add ‘curb appeal’. Can the siding be painted o... See more
We want to give up on French drains which plug after a few years and just make it look attractive. Too wet for any planting, even bamboo.
My children and I have fond memories of my grandmother in her garden with a Monarch Butterfly fluttering about. Can you please share how to attract them and how to pr... See more
I just pulled 2 dead bushes out of the front of this house on either side of the tree. Any idea what would look really nice to plant. I am stumped. I was to jazz i... See more
I have this rock area in my front yard and I just hate it! I need to do something with it. I have thought about putting a pond in the area but not sure how to have it... See more
Railroad ties line both sides of my driveway and will leave a gap where the railroad ties were. I have a gravel driveway.
What are the safest plants or shrubs, to plant in my chicken run to add some greenery? Without fear of poisoning my birds or then eating the plant? I want to add some... See more
I tore bushes out of my small front yard that were in front of my house and am looking for an inexpensive new look with minimal maintenance..? Pavers? Potted plants/... See more
The growing season is short. The winters are long And when I do plant things the deer, squirrels, and chipmunks get to them. I just can’t seem to win. Please help.... See more
We have new neighbours in the back ~ they put in an above-ground pool, built a deck around it ~ they had a crowd there e.v.e.r.y. weekend last summer ~ we weren't abl... See more