Monthly Archives: February 2011

You Don’t Need A Green Thumb to Garden

You’ve been scoping the competition and you’ve see the photographs — pretty-as-a-picture planting beds, lovely landscaping, fountains and flowers. It sure is easy on the eyes, but you suspect easy stops there. Maybe gardening just isn’t your thing or you … Continue reading

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Little Things That Mean A Lot

You’ve heard the expression “The Devil is in the details.”  According to that great online know-it-all, Wikipedia, the phrase expresses “the idea that whatever one does should be done thoroughly; i.e. details are important.” So, since we’re talking about curb … Continue reading

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Before You Pick Up Your Hoe, Contact Your HOA

Now’s the time for planning landscaping improvements to your home for sale. But don’t walk too far down the primrose path without contacting your Homeowner’s Association (HOA) or you might find yourself on a road to nowhere. The ABCs of … Continue reading

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Taking the “Sub” Out of Subcontractor

So you’ve made the decision to undertake a home (for sale) improvement project. You did all the right things.  You had a few different contractors bid the job. You checked references, contacted the Better Business Bureau, verified proof of insurance, … Continue reading

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Winter Wonder Landscaping & Gardening

It may be hard to believe that Spring is just around the corner…especially when you look out at the frozen tundra that has run many a garden asunder this winter. But Spring will come, and with it the April showers … Continue reading

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More To Curb Their Enthusiasm!

Giving your home (for sale) lots of curb appeal is especially important during a down real estate market and will go a long way toward selling it faster. Besides just the house itself, the lawn, the landscaping and walkways can … Continue reading

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Curb Their Enthusiasm!

The first impression people get when they look at a house is what we call curb appeal. Curb appeal is especially important when trying to sell your home because buyers are looking for something that will set their new home … Continue reading

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