Time moves quickly. Memorial Day will arrive sooner than anyone would think, and Michigan summers pass by in the blink of an eye.
There are many ways to minimize heating and cooling loss when building a home. Low-E and argon gas-filled windows...
Early spring bird watching in Michigan comes with challenges due to the often frigid weather, but it also brings with it unique...
When visitors enjoy the spectacular flowers and textures of a lush, mature landscape during a warm Michigan summer, the last thing on their minds is the blustery winter winds guaranteed to arrive in a few short months.
When the weather outside is frightful –– and the fire is so delightful! –– it may be tempting to stay indoors and let it snow. Unfortunately, that accumulating snow is not going to shovel itself.
I work hard to cut the logs that fuel the fire in my Lopi wood-burning stove.
Getting a healthy jump on the spring landscape actually depends on what you do for your plants in the fall. No preparation leads to more work in the spring to bring perennials, shrubs, and lawn back to life.
Water is an essential element for a healthy outdoor habitat, integral on many levels. Nature’s ecosystems are largely controlled by rainfall patterns. From tropical rainforests to arid deserts, plants and animals are dependent on and sustained by the natural rainwater.
Do you ever sit down after a long day of work to wind down, and realize your options are lights on full blast or complete darkness? To avoid that all-or-nothing scenario, we use what are called lighting layers when designing a space.
Hyper-what? Hypertufa troughs are manmade rugged, porous planters that allow plants to take center stage. They look like heavy concrete, but the combination of cement, peat, perlite, and water make them much lighter and easier to handle.