It’s here...the summer slump. Well, technically it's still spring but the heat is on. Lizards, birds, toads, butterflies are laying their eggs and the toads start singing after the first rains. Flowering trees and vines are really showing off now, and the summer crop of mangos have set.
The heat and humidity that comes this month is going to put a real damper on the garden, interfering with pollen viability which will lower production, and it creates an environment that bugs and disease totally love. It is best if yo...
First impressions are quick to form and slow to change. Don't let trash cans, weeds, and a stuck front door greet your potential homebuyer. The subtle messages sent are difficult to undo regardless of how beautifully the rest of your home shows. Take some time before listing your property to boost your curb appeal by following this handy checklist:
1. Lawn: cut to 2 inches, no empty patches, green and dense, edged, weeded
2. Garden: no weeds, replace faded mulch, label plants and flowers