How to Install a Paver Patio

How to Install a Paver Patio

My paver patio is finally done and landscaped! I am so excited to show you the transformation. Less than a year after moving into my house I had some major plumbing issues which led to my back deck needing to be removed and my entire side lawn dug up to remove a clay sewer pipe that went to the street. Not only was the plumbing a large expense but it left me without an outdoor area to relax and entertain in. 


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Curb Appeal: How to pressure wash your front steps

Curb Appeal: How to pressure wash your front steps

After this winter my front steps needed some help! They had years worth of dirt and grime on them. In fact my front steps were just looking sad and lacking the inviting quality that front steps should have. Ryobi was kind enough to send me their 2000 PSI Electric Pressure Washer to tackle this project. This was the first pressure washer I have ever owned and I'm excited to give it a try. 

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Fall Yard Clean Up

Fall Yard Clean Up

I cannot believe fall is in full swing and before we know it we will be buried in snow! Yes I said it the “S” word. Being from Massachusetts I know how bad the winters can get so I want to give my yard, that I’ve spent so much time on, a fighting chance this winter.  Fall prep is important maybe even more important than how you maintain your lawn in the spring and summer months.  Start the work now for a beautiful yard in the spring.

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10 Things I learned about my yard this year

10 Things I learned about my yard this year

I am coming up on my first year living in my house. I am taking this time to reflect on how much I have learned and how many projects I have accomplished. With this reflection I realized that a large amount of what I have learned has been outside my house in the yard. Whether it was in the Winter with the snow, in the Spring where everything started to bloom, the Summer when my outdoor projects were in full swing or this Fall learning how to prep for Winter.

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