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Garden

Love gardening, landscaping and increasing your curb appeal! These posts are perfect for gardeners and landscapers looking to pick up a few more tricks.


Chimney Paintin’ kinda day

Chimney Paintin’ kinda day

Giving the chimney a fresh coat of paint is something every home owner can do. But, while it sound easy enough, there are a couple snags you need to prepare for before you begin. Buy enough paint. There’s nothing worse than almost finishing a job and running out...
DIY Hanging Address Plaque

DIY Hanging Address Plaque

After hours and hours of painstakingly scouring the internet for the “perfect” hanging address plaque, I decided to make my own. Don’t get me wrong, there are MANY great options. Here are some I considered: While there are many great...
Another busy weekend!

Another busy weekend!

Two productive weekends in a row! This weekend we finished the priority to-do list by installing my new front storm door and  replacing the leaky kitchen faucet.  Front Storm Door This Saturday dad and I tackled the installation of my front storm door. After...
Rusty Wrought Iron Remedy

Rusty Wrought Iron Remedy

So, my next outdoor project is repainting my rusty wrought iron railing around my front porch. Here are my instructions on what to do: Scrub the wrought iron with a steel wire brush. This will remove any loose or flaking rust. I used a brush from Sherwin Williams with...
Completed the landscaping… just in time for FROST!!

Completed the landscaping… just in time for FROST!!

Mother Nature, are you kidding me?? This past Friday my dad helped me out by tilling the soil in front of my house and near the lamppost to get ready for the landscape. Since it was so hard and clay-like, he mixed about 4-5 bags of Miracle Grow topsoil in as he was...