How to Care for Clematis

How to Care for Clematis
How to Care for Clematis When it comes to growing interesting plants in the garden, I’d say vines fit the bill. They’ll make a fence or a trellis look like a work of art in your yard and they really aren’t too hard to care for either. After a pool renovation about 10 years ago, ...

Fruit Gardening

Fruit Gardening
Spring is here but there’s still some time before it’s warm enough for gardening. Because of that, I thought it might be a good time to share some of the ridiculously over ambitious gardening plans that I come up with every year. Today I’m going to talk about my fruit gardening plans. You see during the winter, the sky ...

Bath & Body Works Collection & Storage

Bath & Body Works Collection & Storage
Bath & Body Works Collection & Storage Like many young girls in this day and age, my daughter has a very serious condition. Right now there is no cure for this condition and it mostly goes undiagnosed in teen girls around the county. The upside is that she always smells very nice. The downside is ...

Overwintering Musa Basjoo

Overwintering Musa Basjoo
Overwintering Musa Basjoo (Hardy Banana) Even though I live in New Jersey, I still like to grow banana plants. Their big green leaves give my pool & patio and nice tropical feel. And who doesn’t want to feel like they are in tropics? Every so often, when my kids are trying to drown me, I ...

Candy Corn Bottles

Candy Corn Bottles
As far a decorating your house goes, Halloween is getting to be as popular as Christmas. It seems like everyone is going full-Griswold and really getting into it lately. And I can see why. Buying decor is alright but DIY holiday decorations are really fun to make. Here’s how I recycled some bottles and made ...

Composting Leaves

Composting Leaves
Composting Leaves Every fall in my New Jersey town, all my neighbors rake their leaves into big piles in front of their houses. These leaf piles are everywhere and it’s even hard to drive sometimes. But at some point before winter is in full swing, the town sends out a big truck with a giant ...