How to Clean Your Bird Bath

How to Clean Your Bird Bath

Hot scorching days are just around the corner. The sun is shining and the birds are singing. Waking up to the sweet melody of birds singing outside my window reminds me to add fresh water to our bird bath. Birds prefer fresh clean water, and it is important for their...
PVC Pipe Butterfly for Local Lavender Festival

PVC Pipe Butterfly for Local Lavender Festival

Watching Home & Family one day, we saw this amazing large butterfly wings made of pvc pipe, zip ties, and duct tape. Butterflies love to fly around flowers, so I thought it was fitting to have this made for the local Annual Lavender Festival. All of the materials...
Roger’s Home Projects

Roger’s Home Projects

Roger from North Fork recently shared with me his excitement over a brand new shed that he built from the ground up. He needed room for more storage. All of the buildings and home on Roger’s property feature beautiful cedar siding. Since he was building an...
Remodeled Deck And Pergola

Remodeled Deck And Pergola

George and Susan Blodgett had a beautiful deck on the back of their home. However beautiful, the deck was built in levels, and they wanted to put in a hot tub. Considering there wasn’t a level wide enough to accommodate the new hot tub, they decided to remodel...
Prevent and Get Rid of Summer Flies

Prevent and Get Rid of Summer Flies

Flies are not good company They arrive, they stay, and they won’t leave! Flies are annoying, constantly landing on us, on our pets, on our food, and on our food prep areas. This is not only bothersome, it is unhealthy. Flies are known to spread disease, just a...
How to Use Landscape Fabric for Weed Control

How to Use Landscape Fabric for Weed Control

Have you found pulling weeds to be a pain in the back throughout the summer. Installed landscape fabric may be just the answer to your back strain! When installed properly, landscape fabric really helps to hold back unwanted weeds from growing. The porous fabric in...
Keep Rats Out of Your Wood Pile

Keep Rats Out of Your Wood Pile

Our pack rats may be cute, but they are smelly, messy, disgusting little creatures. Pack rats and mice enjoy nesting in wood piles. I discovered an interesting video on CBS while browsing around the internet. It was a video about Prepping Your Home for the fall season...
Tackling the Dreaded Wasp

Tackling the Dreaded Wasp

The best way to get rid of a wasp nest is to destroy their nest. Wasp season extends from around May to late October. Typically it is safer to remove a wasp nest in the spring while the queen is just beginning to build the nest. When the nest is small and easily...
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO GRILL?

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO GRILL?

THE GREAT GRILLING DEBATE: GAS, COAL, OR SMOKER Warm summer days are coming soon. And for most of us that means grilling season! It’s time to fire up the grill for sizzling steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs, fish, and veggies on the grill. When it is time to buy a grill...