Tag Archives: Technique

Encroachment method of landscaping over a yard

If you have more time and patience than money to spend on your "yard," here's two ways of recapturing some garden bed space that was formerly grass using low impact, low cost, low effort methods. 1) First is the assertive plant method. Plants such as ornamental strawberry, gooseneck loosestrife, day lilies, irises, and heather are great ...

Finding Things Around the House

photo showing using a flashlight to find misplaced items

OK, who among us HASN'T ever misplaced anything? Using 'regular' places to store things usually works pretty well -- such as a hook for my keys, or table for my glasses -- as long as I remember or have enough time to get such items back to their 'regular' spot! When I do misplace something, ...