This is a beautiful time of year for weddings. Hosting a backyard wedding is a very personal experience. A backyard wedding can also provide cost less than a traditional wedding. One thing to keep in mind when hosting a backyard wedding is you still need execute on all the details to make sure your event goes off Read More
Another age old conundrum with home improvement projects is the trade off of what I like versus what I can afford. Everyone struggles with this reality where finances and costs are pulling one side of your brain, versus the emotional trigger of I really want and like “this” to be a part of my project.
One method in helping resolve this debate in your head, or worse yet with your spouse, is to have developed a detailed budget for each item in your project. As an example, you might have a patio project that includes 10 key items like the following. Read More
Porches offer great ways to relax, entertain and enjoy a sunset. Whether you have a small porch or a grand one. Leverage furniture that allows people to move around safely and adds appeal to the area. Read More
It is that time of year when all the flowers are in full bloom. Some of the HomeZada founders had an opportunity to visit two gardens in the Southern United States for southern gardens inspiration. First a visit to Bellingrath Gardens in Ocean Springs, AL. Walter and Bessie Bellingrath developed Bellingrath Gardens in 1927. With over 65 acres and well over 6,000 plants including camellias, azaleas, roses, and chrysanthemums, a visitor is sure to see some of the most spectacular gardens in this country. The rose garden is home to over 2,000 plants representing 75 varietals for southern gardens inspiration. You can learn more about these varieties here www.bellingrath.org/bellingrath-rose-garden.html The great lawn is bordered with a variety of plants, well over 4,000 annually to meet seasonal needs. The flower bed’s bordering the great lawn are over 400 feet long. A visit to the great lawn takes you back in time as if you would play croquet on such a lovely space.
Home gardening is a great way to spend time at your home and get healthy. By growing your own vegetables, you can save money, add exercise, get some vitamin D, and eat healthy. All of this with vegetables grown by your own hand. Not to mention how exciting it is to bring something to life. And then treat your family to a healthy meal based on your effort. Home gardening gives you an opportunity to take up a new hobby. Hobbies like canning vegetables, drying fruits, and creating compost piles for a greener environment. Getting healthy and using natural fertilizers and no pesticides will also contribute to your Read More