Not Your Granny’s Wallpaper

When it comes to changing the look of a room, a homeowner’s first instinct is usually to repaint. Paint can be inexpensive, and often,...

5 Steps to a Home Refresh

Today’s families want a comfortable living space that is aesthetically pleasing, yet functional. I often meet with clients in their homes and they have...

7 Gift Ideas That Grow on You

With graduations, First Communions, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day, the next few months are full of gift-giving opportunities! This year, don’t overlook plants. They...

Furnishing the Great Outdoors

My husband likes building, moving, and rearranging things outdoors. He particularly likes moving really big rocks with the front-end loader on his tractor. When...

Getting Organized at Home

If you have resolved to get organized in the new year, you are not alone. Along with eating better and exercising, getting organized is...

Tips for a Kitchen Refresh

We all see the home renovation shows that allow a major kitchen remodel to miraculously take place within a 30-minute program. Sure, sometimes the...

Garden Winterizing

During October, the gardening season is winding down and it’s time to attend to a few details. With a bit of maintenance now, your...

Healthy Plants for a Healthy World

Many plants in local landscapes are rebounding from this past winter. The erratic temperatures killed back the above-ground portions of plants we love, such...

Planning for Planting: After the Snow

For many gardeners, January is a perfect follow-up to the holidays when new gifts of seed and plant catalogs arrive in the mailbox almost...

Ultimate Fall Planting Guide

Ahhh, the cooler temperatures of autumn! They are met annually with celebration, like a prize earned for enduring a Central Virginia summer. Fall is...