We love the great outdoors at A1 Fence. That’s why we occasionally take the time to talk about how folks can help preserve Wisconsin’s natural resources. We know, we know, the snow isn’t even off the ground yet. But you might remember us talking about rain gardens. And if you wanted to go ahead and get a jump start on your rain garden we figured it would be important for you to know that the village of Fox Point has an MMSD Rain Garden Program that is offering rain garden plants for..
ABC News recently ran a story about the way that our current harsh winter conditions are making an impact on people’s landscapes. It was a little discouraging to find out that some parts of our landscapes and gardens just aren’t expected to recover this year. “A lot of the damage is already done,” said landscape architect Joe Kresl. “Because that snow level has been so high up around the plants the rabbits are eating on the twigs.” However, the article did suggest that you could shovel snow away from the base of your plants and cover them with..
If you didn’t get enough great home and garden ideas at last week’s NARI show, or if you missed the show, then you might want to check out the Discover Hometown Home, Garden, and Landscape show this weekend at the Waukesha Expo Center. The show starts at 3 PM on Friday afternoon, then runs until 8:00 PM. On Saturday, the show runs from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM, and on Sunday the show runs from 9 till 3. Admission is only $5. Children 12 and under get in for free..