What’s on your project bucket list? Here’s a peek into ours: stain the deck, build garage shelves, refinish coffee table, make a fire pit, knock out the kitchen wall, install new hardwood floors, remodel the bathroom, install dimmer switches. Let’s do this!
When it’s time to weatherize your home to save energy, step 1 of the process is to check for cracks, drafts and openings where outside air enters your home. Check around doors and windows, vents, drainage pipes, electrical outlets and switches.
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Use hedges to create beautiful walls in your garden landscape! P. Allen Smith recommends Boxwoods for any of your garden wall or ornamental hedge needs. Whether you want more privacy, a barrier to block areas such as driveways, or just an attractive border along pathways or retaining walls, Boxwoods are the perfect choice for a low-maintenance evergreen that will look great all year long!
In the Garden Home Challenge, planning, design and craftsmanship converge when designer and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith and his colleagues build an environmentally friendly designer home for $150,000 in 150 days on his Moss Mountain Farm in Arkansas. Check back or subscribe for new episodes to track Allen’s progress, get to know his team and see what it takes to build a beautiful home from start to finish.
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P. Allen Smith is an award-winning designer and lifestyle expert and host of two public television programs, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home, P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table and the syndicated 30-minute show P. Allen Smith Gardens. Smith is one of America’s most recognized and respected design experts, providing ideas and inspiration through multiple media venues. He is the author of the best-selling Garden Home series of books published by Clarkson Potter/Random House, including Bringing the Garden Indoors: Container, Crafts and Bouquets for Every Room and P. Allen Smith’s Seasonal Recipes from the Garden. Allen is also very active on social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Allen’s Blog and YouTube as well as on the new eHow Home channel debuting January 2012. His design and lifestyle advice is featured in several national magazines. Learn more at http://www.pallensmith.com.