Backyard playsets not just a tree house DETROIT — It is the kind of tree house that a kid could spend all day and all night inside. Patrick and Cindy Mifsud’s kids have in fact pulled all-nighters in the cedar and pine play set nestled i...
May 18, 2013 | 0 | 17 |
By Chastity Pratt Dawsey McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
New blooms, veggies debuting By DEAN FOSDICK Associated Press Whoever believes there’s nothing new under the sun hasn’t seen the plants being introduced for this year’s gardening season. Think multi-colored blooms, high-yield ...
May 11, 2013 | 0 | 16 |
By DEAN FOSDICK Associated PressAssociated Press
Style can truly exist in small outdoor spots By Melissa Rayworth Associated Press Design magazines and home decorating catalogs tend to feature sprawling backyards with big wooden decks and room for everything from decorative fountains to art...
May 11, 2013 | 0 | 12 |
By Melissa Rayworth Associated PressAssociated Press
Summer baskets dazzle Mixed floral hanging containers have become the rage across the country, and thanks to the coconut liner it easy to jump on the basket bandwagon. It wasn’t long ago that you only saw such beautifu...
May 04, 2013 | 0 | 9 |
By Norman Winter McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceThe Paducah Sun
Create garden color by artist’s method Long a companion for artists, the color wheel can also be a handy tool for gardeners. Gardening author Sydney Eddison created a wheel that has 252 colors instead of the usual 12. That’s because nat...
May 04, 2013 | 0 | 11 |
By JENNIFER FORKER Associated PressAssociated Press
Deer can be steered away from garden The year my son graduated from high school, we planned a big summer party in our backyard. So of course, we wanted the yard to look its best. A half dozen or so hostas grow near the back of our pro...
Apr 27, 2013 | 0 | 10 |
By Mary Beth Breckenridge McClatchy News ServiceThe Paducah Sun