As a relocated Yankee living in the south, I sometimes miss being able to order Pittsburgh's most famous cole slaw. You can get this very special slaw only at Primanti Bros. restaurants. They build sandwiches that are piled high with fresh meats, french fries, and they top it all off with this style of cole … Continue reading Primanti Bros Pittsburgh’s Most Famous Cole Slaw
A while ago, I talked about plants that preferred a cool shade to the blazing heat of the sun's rays. For those worried about the bare shaded spots in their gardens, that article sure did provide one or two ideas. Today, however, we are having the opposite: plants that thrive in sunlight. When I say … Continue reading 5 Annuals That Just Love The Sun!
Today's post, I will admit, is wishful thinking on my part. I am researching plants that attract hummingbirds to the garden. So far, my efforts in attracting these flighty little birds have been epic failuries. I need advice from you expert gardeners on this topic.
I upcycled an old wooden ladder into a trellis last weekend. In that post, I promised you that part of the ladder which I cut down was going to make a second project. This is that project. It's a charming, shabby chic towel rack to keep in my She-Shed.
I was given a worn out, rickety wooden ladder last week by a friend who was clearing out an old barn. She's always entertained by how I transform junk into something usable. Well, she should prepare to be double-amazed because that old ladder is being repurposed into two useful items. Today, I'm sharing Upcycled Ladder … Continue reading Upcycled Ladder Project One: Clematis Trellis or Garden Trellis
Yippee!!! Summer is finally here. Fine, summer would soon be here, give or take a couple of weeks. Everyone is excited and looking forward to sunny skies and cool breezes: a perfect atmosphere for cookouts. Almost everyone reading this post is either planning to host or attend a cookout during this summer period. If you … Continue reading Fun Themes for a Summer Cookout
Trying your hand at vegetable gardening these past few months? I bet you are enjoying yourself, nurturing your plants and watching those pretty flowers bloom. I hope our gardening posts have been of immense help to you in one way or the other. If they have, trust me when I say we feel extremely rewarded. If this is your first time, no worries, you can check out our super-helpful posts here.
Grow cucumbers vertically on a cucumber cage to increase your cucumber production. It's easy to train them to grow up the cage, they look stunning, and you will get more cucumbers. I have tried different methods in years past to train my cucumbers to grow vertically, However, using a cucumber cage aka tomato cage is the simplest way that I have tried.
These are 6 affordable DIY projects that can add instant curb appeal, boost your home's perceived value, and give you pride and enjoyment. You don't need to have the largest or most expensive home in the neighborhood. In fact, often curb appeal is about the charming touches not the size of price tag of the home.
There are some individuals who have this quite 'classical' view that those annoying creatures called mosquitoes are afraid of nothing and no-one. I used to belong to that group myself ever since I knew what that whining and buzzing sound in my ears meant. Then I went to live with my aunt. She was born a … Continue reading Tired of Those Pesky Mosquitoes? Scare Them Away with These Tried-and-True Plants