Category Archives: Landscaping and Gardening

Cabin Gardening for Cool Weather

By Ella Andrews With fall season now, it is natural to pay more attention to your plants. There is a lot to be considered when growing certain types and ensuring you do your best to accommodate their needs and requirements will … Continue reading

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Reduce the Influence of Construction Activities on your Trees

By Rachel Zoe If you are intending to refurbish your home, or if your streets are getting extended or widened – it’s the right time to start thinking about your trees as construction may cause destruction. The shrubs and trees going … Continue reading

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5 Common Myths about Tree Pruning

by Candice Hubbard There are several reasons why a tree may require pruning, and don’t confuse pruning with the sometimes brutal practice of tree lopping: –  Because it is growing too high. –  To rid the tree of diseased branches or … Continue reading

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Summer Gardening Tips

As in almost any area,  gardening is subject to fads and fashions. But when you’re busy, it might be an afterthought to keep up with trends. But luckily, some of the gardening trends for the upcoming year are perfect for … Continue reading

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Great Gardening Ideas: Mulching

The main purpose of mulching is to keep the nutrients and moisture in the soil that is needed by the plant. In this effect, worms and good microbes help in aiding the healthy growth of the plant. So what exactly … Continue reading

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Creating A Pollinator-Friendly Habitat At Your Cabin

Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, bats and beetles play an important role in producing healthy plants and food for people and wildlife. Without pollinators feeding on nectar and moving pollen from one flower to the next, most plants would … Continue reading

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Color Blooms All Season Long

Here is a list of the best wildflowers to cultivate in your garden, allowing for colorful displays of nature all spring and summer long… Black-eyed Susan. A biennial, self-sowing plant, it abundantly multiplies. They are super tough, and will bloom … Continue reading

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Butterfly Gardens

Native Plants Nurture Native Butterflies by Jennifer L. Baker Who doesn’t love the look of big, billowy butterflies floating from flower to flower in our perennial gardens?  Butterflies are glamorous and we feel honored when they grace our yards with their beauty.  … Continue reading

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Get ready for outdoor entertaining at the cabin.

As temperatures warm, many of us can’t wait to get outside and rediscover the joys of our outdoor spaces. One of the best ways to ensure the enjoyment of your space all season long is with some spring cleaning and … Continue reading

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Seven strategies for a clean beach today and a healthy lake forever!

Weeds, muck and algae problems are dramatically getting worse on lakes everywhere. If you’ve had to trade in your valuable “”lake time” and replace it with frustrating “lake shore clean-up time” or maybe you’ve even given up and given in … Continue reading

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