Monthly Archives: April 2011

Applying Fertilizer / Weed Control on the Lawn.

I use a nationally known brand of lawn fertilizer on my grass. There are FOUR suggested applications per year. The first one is fertilizer with crabgrass control, the second is fertilizer with weed control, the third is fertilizer with bug … Continue reading

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TULIPS…Planting, Fertilizing, and Maintenance.

When I think about tulips, two holidays come to mind, Easter and Mother’s Day. Many people get a pot of tulips as an Easter plant. In my neck of the woods, tulips are synonymous with Mother’s Day. Albany, NY, being … Continue reading

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Decorating Ideas for pre lived in new homes.

Last week I went to a cocktail party at the home of my cousin and her husband. For the last three years they have done a lot of work to an already beautiful house which has large rooms, tall ceilings … Continue reading

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DAFFODILS…Planting, Fertilizing, and Maintenance.

It is almost time for the daffodils to bloom here at Whimsey Hill House. I always expect them to be blooming around the middle-end of April, when a late Easter is celebrated. Over a two-year period, in 1995 and 1996, … Continue reading

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ADD color to a Beige Room with Accessories.

Did you read my March 16, 2011 post titled When decorating a Beige Room, think Tones, Textures and Sculptural Interest? If after reading that, you still want to add some extra color, to your beige space, I have a few … Continue reading

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