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Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

When’s the best time to landscape my yard?

Winter is behind us, and spring is here. It’s common to get a case of “spring fever” and ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Agroforestry—another aspect of edible landscaping

Forestry, plus elements of gardening and farming and orcharding, can change not just your yard, but your viewpoint ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Garden and home in 2024

Some things are always changing. Some things are proven winners and endure for the long run. That leisure ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Gerald the Opossum 

If you spend enough time outdoors, you are going to be surprised by an animal. Snakes are the ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Winter is the time for pruning

For many trees and shrubs, the ideal pruning time is mid-winter or late winter. Perhaps you’ve already gotten ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Landscaping the corner of your yard

Using fresh plantings to replace a section of lawn seldom fails to provide a refreshing new look. But ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Autumn landscaping and decorating

Autumn is a great time to landscape, and late fall is my preferred tree planting time. Many folks ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Rock On: Plan a rock garden for your landscape

A rockery, also known as a rock garden, can be a natural mountain escarpment with large boulders, smaller ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Landscaping with fruit and nut-bearing trees

While it is a fact some folks don’t want to deal with fallen fruit and nuts in the ...

Yards to Paradise- Max Phelps

Retreats: Create a home-based getaway

The retreat is typically thought of as a fun place to escape to, and many a home has ...

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