friday pretties {pergoles}

As spring weather is approaching (maybe?), I'm dreaming of being outside more and enjoying the sunshine and a breeze. Pergolas are such a lovely way to let you enjoy the outdoors with a breeze but also have a little shade and some interesting architecture. Here are some lovely pergolas I have spotted recently. ...more

Making a Gourd Pergola

If you have ever moved to a new place with no garden or even landscaping in existence, you might understand the dilemma I faced in the fall of 2005.  When a piece of land was cleared for my new mobile home, I had no idea how desolate my yard would look. That winter I became depressed almost every time I walked outside and looked at the scalped earth and the lack of vegetation. ...more