Landscaping Bids Wanted

We are ready (finally!) to look for landscaping bids. We've been looking forward to this stage for…forever. In addition to a landscape design, we would like a maintenance schedule to explain needed watering, fertilizing, pruning, etc., of the plants in the yard. If...

Fencing Bids Wanted

If you do fencing, we're looking for you. We are ready to accept bids on the fending for our backyard. If you're interested in bidding, please use the contact form or comment below. Specifications: White vinyl Private or semi-private 6′ high Back (southern)...

Culinary Water Line Connected

Today our culinary water line was connected. Big trench in the front yard, new cover, hole in the cold storage side wall. Unfortunately the water meter cover is pretty much dead center in the front yard. Hopefully with the placement of the walk and plantings it won't...

Critters in the Yard

When we lived in Boca Raton, Florida — with a home that backed up to the everglades — we had two major wildlife concerns: Alligators that lived in the lake behind our home Racoons that made a stinking mess of every garbage can in the neighborhood None of those animals...

Deer in the Garden

One day when we lived on the five-acre lot in Eagle Mountain, I drove up to the garage to find an entire herd of deer in the side yard. There were at least 14 of all sizes. This was not good news for my beautiful square-foot garden planted near the driveway....