All posts tagged "plants"
Fresh Home Upgrades for Spring
After a long winter cooped up indoors, spring is the perfect time to start re-imagining your home and making upgrades that create a fresh, welcoming vibe. These project ideas – some big, some small – can help...
- Posted March 7, 2018
Tips: A “Plantly” Reminder & Other Tips
UNDECORATING — SAFELY As you wind down from the holiday season and your thoughts turn to taking down all of your holiday decorations, and as you begin preparing for what next year has to hold, don’t forget “safety first”....
- Posted November 23, 2016
Tip of the Day: Natural Air Filters
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day. http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2016/2016-11-05.mp3
- Posted November 5, 2016
10 Ornamental Grasses to Plant This Fall
Prized for their featherlike textures, billowing silhouettes and delicate seed heads, ornamental grasses can be stars of autumn gardens. We’ve taken a bit of liberty with the term “grasses” here. Botanically speaking, a true grass falls under...
- Posted September 21, 2016
Make Sure You Read This Before Buying New Plants
Spring and fall are the best planting times, but it can be all too easy to end up with an empty wallet and a garden filled with struggling, diseased or even dead plants. Thankfully, visits to the...
- Posted April 11, 2016
Gutter Repairs and Pruning Plants
In this hour, The Carey Bros. discuss everything you need to know about gutter repairs and tips on pruning plants.
- Posted October 10, 2015
Newsletter Saturday, April 18, 2015
8 Criteria to Use When Choosing Plants for Your Garden Aside from a good paint job and a sharp looking roof, the element that has the single biggest impact on the curb appeal of a home...
- Posted April 19, 2015
8 Criteria to Use When Choosing Plants for Your Garden
For most people, a home is the single largest investment of a lifetime. Therefore, it makes good sense to do everything possible to maintain its integrity and appearance. The old saying “you can’t judge a book by...
- Posted April 16, 2015
Don’t Eat These Holiday Plants
7 Holiday Plants that Can Be Dangerous if Ingested Amaryllis This exotic plant from tropical America and Africa has brilliant-colored flowers and green strap-shaped leaves. A stomach-ache can occur if the bulb is eaten. Christmas Trees (Cedar):...
- Posted December 13, 2014
Green and Grow the Roof
Have you heard of green roof technology? It’s not just a Saint Patrick’s Day thing. The greenin’ o’ the roof is a “fast-growing” trend. Here’s why: In Europe, “green” rooftops are a common sight (filled with a wide...
- Posted March 25, 2014