Did you know that you can easily turn ordinary soil into clay?
People have been making clay pots for thousands of years—long before Hobby Lobby was around—and they created the clay for their pottery from their own soil.
With so many benefits to growing your herbs and vegetables in raised garden beds, you'd think it might be difficult to choose one reason that best sums up why you should...but the truth of the matter is, raised garden beds will yield more produce with less effort. Need we say more?
If you've never done it, and/or have been thinking about it, this is the year to start your own garden. We all have a little bit more time than usual and a little "dirt therapy" will do us all good!
We all know that gardens are the source of beautiful flowers and fresh fruits and vegetables, but the power of working the earth will also help soothe your soul.
It's no great surprise that Woodstock has influenced generations of music lovers and free-spirited youth. The event brought together over half a million people in celebration of peace, music, and love. Fifty years later, the spirit of Woodstock lives on—right on—right here at Calgo!
Calgo's landscaping team works hard to keep their clients’ container gardens vibrant and overflowing with beautiful blooms all summer long. We asked them to share some snaps of their colorful creations and to also share some tips on how to ensure the container gardens put on a show stopping display all season long.
If you're looking to extend your living and entertaining space (and who doesn’t want that?), then creating an outdoor kitchen may be the perfect solution for you. Building an outdoor kitchen will add to the value, functionality, and aesthetics of your home...and below are a few valuable tips to consider when you're ready to build yours!
Why should you start your plants from seed? Starting your plants from seed will give you a jump start on your garden which means earlier harvesting. This also means that you will be harvesting healthier, better tasting vegetables, and enjoying your flowers for a longer season!
There are so many reasons to travel—the benefits and rewards are endless. Traveling broadens your horizons and introduces you to new cultures, people, places, and things. In a recent post for the website Dumb Little Man–Tips for Life, writer Calida Jenkins notes that travel helps you develop new neural connections that trigger original and creative thoughts, which is a result of being out of one's comfort zone and breaking one's daily routine.