Lawnmower versus sprinkler pipes When you think of ways you might die, upside down in a hole reaching for sprinkler valves is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. And I’m not saying you should worry about it. However, my story might give you some insight into safety precautions. It all started when […]

The biggest barrier to learning to ride The biggest barrier for me learning to ride a horse has been not knowing how to have a conversation with my horse. I didn’t grow up around horses. I didn’t hang out with horse people or horses most of my adult life. As a result, I didn’t understand […]

There is something alluring about planting in containers. Besides allowing for gardening in unlikely places, it invites a different level of creativity. However, there are some things to keep in mind to get optimal satisfaction. 1. Choose plants with similar light and water needs. 2. Make sure your containers drain. Ideally, buy containers that already […]

In the spring time, it is natural to think about planting flowers and vegetables, but it is also a good time to think about planting evergreens. While any shrub or tree gives some year round form to the landscape, nothing does it as uniformly as an evergreen. Before everything has burst into color, it is […]