Ease into Spring Gardening

Easter and Good Friday seem to kick off Spring gardening fever, and the whirlwind of planting begins. Many people think that it’s safe to set out tender plants such as tomatoes and basil after Good Friday, but the problem is that Easter and Good Friday correspond with the lunar calendar so the date moves. Last year Easter was on April 16th and this year it’s on April 1st . If you’re going to plant early, plant wisely and be ready to cover or bring in those tender warm-season plants.

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Address and Dress the Wall

So many people have that big blank canvas where an ominous wall needs to be softened or covered. Sometimes it’s an eyesore or maybe it’s just monotonous and needs a focal point. Here are a few ways to make a wall become attractive, come alive and even become a focal point.

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