Though you may not have to resort to Astroturf or painted lawns like some drought-plagued California residents have, you can nonetheless reap the benefits of a drought-resistant yard. Besides saving time and money, you can bask in being ... more

Mar 2, 2016 5:30 PM HOME & GARDEN

Consider Aesop’s fable of the grasshopper and the ant, the one fiddling away the time while the other works industriously. This lesson even carries over to your yard, where the attention you give it this fall will pay off in sprightly green... more

Nov 19, 2015 8:52 AM HOME & GARDEN


Photo by Vicki O' Neal

I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in summer wear more

Sep 15, 2014 9:37 AM HOME & GARDEN

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