So, you filled your shopping cart and gardens with lots of new shrubs, flowers, and vegetables. Now what?
At Capstone Homes at Yavapai Hills, we offer our unique Design Build concept to build the custom home you have in mind, or if you need inspiration, we proudly present four floorplans that exemplify our finest in Prescott living.
String trimmers (also called weed eaters) are useful tools for landscape maintenance professionals and homeowners with large properties.
Just as our local businesses, jurisdictional offices, airplanes, hotels, health clinics, restaurants, grocery stores, have all made modifications to halt, the “germ” I am finding out that homeowners are desiring to improve the indoor air quality in their homes, which is becoming an indispensable obligation during pandemic times.
Whether you’re downsizing or growing, this incredible Peregrine Townhome fits the bill. Casually elegant with many luxury features, this 2-story beauty has views to die for!
Imagine if all the back and front yards — and even patio container plants — across the country were seen as one magnificent patchwork quilt, a Homegrown National Park.”
Growing on a deck or balcony is a great way to bring the garden to your backdoor. You can attract butterflies and hummingbirds into easy view and grow edibles within close reach when cooking. For some, it may be the only available space to garden.
The mountains of Arizona are famous for easy-care roses. Because of the dry air and alkaline soils we just grow a better, brighter, more fragrant rose without the disease and insect issues that plague gardens in the high-humidity states.
Rock squirrels (Spermophilus variegatus) are found in many areas of Arizona. Many people also call them ground squirrels.
Sandy: We recently purchased a gently used home and want to remove the concrete driveway, sidewalks and patio and install pavers. Our biggest quandary is whether or not we should install a paver fire pit in the patio area. What are your thoughts? Nancy and Todd, Cottonwood.
Reverse mortgages allow older homeowners to turn part of their home equity into tax-free cash, using a loan that doesn’t have to be paid back until they die, sell or move out.
Sacred Datura (Datura wrightii) is a large, sprawling, native perennial that grows across Arizona between 1,000 and 7,000 feet elevation. It is a member of the family Solanaceae making it a relative of the tomato, potato, pepper, and eggplant.
When Lisa and I were just married and struggling to keep fresh food on our table, a saint of a neighbor came to our rescue. Harry lived across the street, and his entire backyard was ...
Sandy: We are looking for new countertops and last week on your radio show, we heard the term ‘ultra compact surfaces. What is the difference between ultra compact surface material and solid surface countertop material? Joy and Ed, Prescott.
Since the coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in interest in gardening, especially vegetable gardening, some seed companies are having trouble keeping up with demand. But one thing we gardeners can do is grow and save our own seeds.
Sandy: We recently moved to Prescott from Iowa. What are those gorgeous cages with rocks by the Yavapai College entrance? Sal and Judy, Prescott.
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and a busy time for gardening and other outdoor activities. Gardening provides many benefits but like any outdoor activity it’s important to protect yourself from the sun’s damaging rays.
Lala, a 3-month-old black Lab, romped into Ufuoma George’s life a last month, just as she retreated into her New York apartment in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Jasper in Prescott Valley. This 1,200-acre master-planned community will feature custom homes with clean energy collection and storage, resulting in the highest level of energy efficiency available today.
Dear Homeowners, please do your homework when purchasing an older resale home that possibly has had an addition, sunroom added or garage addition, deck addition, etc.
Our moist, cool winter is quickly turning to a warm spring which brings an abundance of aphids and thrips that enjoy feeding on tender new growth.
Each year we set aside one day to honor mothers. And each year we struggle to find the perfect gift to show them we care.