These last few weeks of summer, we can let our land and bodies rest. But we can also prepare for fall, which starts Sept. 22. Scattered thunderstorms should refresh our yards soon. The following ideas can make our Middle Tennessee landscapes more natural and sustainable:
Every now and then I'm asked for landscape design tips. I came across an article in Better Homes and Gardens and thought it worth sharing. For those starting out in this wide world of exterior artistry...welcome to the rest of your life. Once this bug bites you, it usually doesn't let go, at least for not for awhile anyways. It can be a blessing, however, since instead of itching and swelling, it can cause your property value to increase. Imagine that. Plus, if you do some of the landscaping yourself, you'll be burning calories, reducing stress, and coming home to a more beautiful setting. Not too bad eh?