Hostas: Excellent Plant for the Garden

Multi-Colored Hostas

Looking for some ideas on what to plant in your garden? Have you considered a Hostas? Do you want a garden plant that requires little maintenance? Have you considered a Hostas? Are you partial to different shades of green in your garden? Again, I will ask, have you considered multiple Hostas plants? Do you want a perennial plant which will come back year after year, a touch larger every year? How about a Hostas? Are you looking for a garden plant that will thrive in both full sun and … [Read more...]

LED Indoor / Outdoor Christmas Lights from Canadian Tire

Noma LED Christmas Lights 011

Last year we wrote about the solar powered outdoor Christmas lights we used in the back and front of our home. The comments we received to that article were many. If they were any indication, some types of solar powered Christmas lights perform inconsistently. In fact, one doesn't see them advertised as much this year; at least I don't. Perhaps the low price of these LED lights and current solar technology prohibits a consistently performing product. This year, I decided to … [Read more...]

Fall Garden Cleanup – 2

After Clean Up 016

Yesterday we showed you pictures of the garden beside our front door before and after our front garden cleanup, as well as the pictures of our front garden prior to the cleanup this fall. In case you missed the sorry state of our front garden, here is a short video clip where you can see the overgrown Hostas, the wildness of the two small trees at the front of both the left and right sides of our front garden and especially some of the Pyramidal Yews which have almost lost their attractive … [Read more...]

Fall Garden Cleanup – 1

Front Garden Before Clean Up 1

No time like the present. Winter is coming. And, I want to clean up the front garden now before it gets cold outside making this task more unpleasant than it already is. OK, so it's not hard ... when it is still nice and warm and sunny outside. So here are some home maintenance tips you can use for your own garden. I purposely (that is my story and, yes, I am sticking with it) left our front garden unattended all summer, just to see how many weeds might grow through the garden mulch. … [Read more...]

Garden Makeover – Part 9 – Front Garden Gets Its Turn

Hostas Transplanted

Now that the two small gardens on either side of the front door have been made over, we can turn our attention to the main front garden. First, the garden planner suggested we put more hostas plants in the main front garden as well. Sounded good to us. More of the low / no maintenance type of garden plant. This was the first thing we did, since they were still small plants he also recommend the best led grow lights in the market so they will grow faster and stronger.   I had some … [Read more...]

Featuring Recent Posts WordPress Widget development by YD