Coffee with Caroline

Food for Thought

Category

Landscaping

Bee Gardens & Dog Fences

Signs of Spring Buds on the Lilac, a Forsythia in Bloom &¬†Garden catalogs! These sure signs of spring appeared this week. The forsythia is such a bright spot in an otherwise dreary garden. The stack of garden catalogs is growing… Continue Reading →

Get Ready for Spring! The Water-Saving Garden

Whether you live in Texas, California, the Southwest, the Midwest, or another drought-prone region of the U.S., The Water-Saving Garden offers environmentally progressive landscaping inspiration that goes far beyond mere cacti and prairie grass. It was just the book I… Continue Reading →

Summer Backyard Patio Project Update

We made our Summer Patio Project deadline (just barely), with no help from Mother Nature. My last post (May 4) showcased our container garden project and the excavation of the patio area. I had hoped that the next weekend would… Continue Reading →

Summer Patio / Backyard Project

Our exterior improvements are going full force right now. The new roof is on, as is the new siding. After 17 years of absolutely hating our ugly 1970s aluminum siding (especially on our dormer window), we are thrilled with how… Continue Reading →

The Big Summer Project

FOR years, I’ve wanted a brick patio between our house and detached garage. This year, our sheepdogs have forced the project. Somehow they managed to destroy all of the grass in our backyard last year. So we are putting in… Continue Reading →

© 2017 Coffee with Caroline — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑