Most of us appreciate the cooler weather that arrives with autumn, and we all know about the fervor over pumpkin spice lattes, scented candles, and other products. But fall can also serve as the perfect opportunity for some fun outdoor projects, to decorate your yard and have fun with the kids. Fall decorating can go…

“Smart” houses are becoming increasingly popular, with homeowners enjoying the convenience of operating their oven remotely, or receiving notifications from their fridge. Likewise, designers are rolling out “smart” applications for the yard, so that your outdoors can be as high-tech as your indoors. These are just some of the latest innovations. Smart irrigation. Watering your…

One of the more perplexing problems with hardscape is that often we cannot control what Mother Nature decides to do. Even with the best planning, sometimes water does not drain the way we hope it will. In those cases we often must implement a solution to deal with unwanted water runoff, which can cause erosion…

If you’re interested in unique houseplants as living decor for your walls, a staghorn fern might be just what you’re looking for. These epiphytic plants originally came from Australia, but are quickly becoming a hot trend here in the US. First, to grasp the potential uses of staghorn ferns, you should understand what “epiphytic” means….