cucumbers growingSo, you’d like to garden, but you don’t see how… not when all you have for a “yard” is a tiny patch of soil. Perhaps you don’t even have a yard. Or maybe your yard is occupied by a child play zone, and you don’t want to have kids galloping over your tomatoes. Well, the truth is that growing vegetables and herbs is possible for anyone, even if it’s as simple as having an herb garden in your kitchen.

Cherry blossomsSpring blossoms are the first signs of warmer days ahead. And after a long winter, they’re a welcome sight. Do you have any beautiful flowering plants in your yard? Bulbs are usually some of the first flowers out of the ground. However, you might have noticed that certain flowering trees and shrubs usually blossom before even the daffodils. April is the perfect time to plant new trees and shrubs, so if you’re considering adding some of these blossoming beauties to your yard, here are some ideas to get you started:

Few things are as relaxing as hanging out in your backyard in the shade, whether you are reading a book, watching the kids play, or simply taking a nap. However, during the hotter summer months, hanging out in your own backyard can seem like more of a chore if you don’t have an ample amount of shade. After all, who wants to get burned by the sun all day? Here are some different ways to make your yard made in the shade...

As the snow is melting and we are all getting our yards back from the clutches of winter, it is a great time of year to plan all of the exciting things that we have planned for the warmer months. In particular, as it warms up, it is a great time to start thinking about the types of parties that your backyard can be used for. In particular, let’s take a look at some of the great kids oriented themed-party ideas you can throw in your backyard...

As the snow begins to melt, we can finally all enjoy the warmth and beauty of spring. However, we won’t necessarily see that beauty in our own yards, unless we are willing to work for it. In particular, grass is something that looks especially bad after the throes of winter. However, with a little work, you can get your lawn back to its former summer glory. Here are some tips on how to restore your lawn after winter...

We’re almost out of the winter months (and what an unusual winter it has been, in Utah). For many homeowners, this means there is going to be a good deal of work going into getting our yards and gardens back to their former summer glory. While we still have a little bit of winter left, what we can do now to prepare for spring yard work is get our garden shed ready for when the snow finally does help. Here are some tips for how to prepare your garden shed for spring...