What is this French Drain You Speak of?

What is this French Drain You Speak of?

I wish I’d known what a French drain was 20 years ago. My wife and I bought our current home in 2001. One of the things that attracted us to the house was the backyard. Our backyard sits at the bottom of a wooded hill. It was autumn when we first saw the home;...
How to Create a Rain Garden

How to Create a Rain Garden

How to create a rain garden isn’t as difficult as you might think. Because if you follow this simple 4-step plan, you’ll have a rain garden to be proud of.  How to Create a Rain Garden  1. Why a Rain Garden? Do you have an area in your yard that collects...
Gardening and Your Health

Gardening and Your Health

Gardening and your health go hand in hand. I began gardening years ago because I wanted fresh vegetables and cut flowers. The flower gardening progressed to landscaping, and eventually, I learned to can vegetables. Hot peppers are my specialty. The health benefits of...