Easy Green Thumb

I'm not much of a green thumb. It's no secret. I grew up in a family of scientists and musicians who kept a nice tidy yard, with absolutley nothing fancy going on. And I mean nothing. An example of a fun garden project in the Moore household would be to plant a border...

Spring Fever Yard Cleanup

Today is a chilly, rainy, dreary day. But my heart is full of spring. Sam took off Friday — the last day of the local school spring break — so we could start getting the yard in order. Our to do list included: Assemble the composter for our new square foot garden...

Sprinkler Time

One of the great features the city of Lindon, Utah, provides for homeowners is irrigation water. We had culinary water for cooking, drinking, and bathing, as usual, but we also have irrigation water that is used for yards and gardens. Because it requires less...

Win a $5,000 Yard Makeover

This post brought to you by Bulbs. Dig, Drop, Done.. All opinions are 100% mine. Having just built a new home, we are fortunate to have a brand new yard. While it doesn't remotely have mature plantings, it has the advantage of being fairly low maintenance, due to...

Plan Your Spring Garden This Winter

I know it's a funny time to be thinking about lawn sprinklers. Most of the country is in the midst of winter weather. But here's the deal. I love seasons. One of the reasons we moved back to Utah from Florida is that we actually like dry air and having weather variety...