Shawn and Blinda interview the delightful Michael Dolan, author of The American Porch: An Informal History of an Informal Place.
Shawn and Blinda interview the photographer, Charles Kruvand, the artist behind the gorgeous photographs in The Living Waters of Texas.
See some of Charles's beautiful artwork at his website: www.CharlesKruvand.com
Scott Thomas offers his killer Jerk Steak recipe for a fun weekend grilling recipe.
Don't dig it up! Shawn and Blinda save you the hassle of removing ugly and dying plants.
Shawn and Blinda recall a time when Shawn was saved by a giant Aloe Vera in their backyard...
An interview with Author Langdon Cook on his book, The Mushroom Hunters
Which offers better shade: a giant tree, or a gazebo? Your Livable garden hosts, Michael Shawn and Blinda Ann Kelly, explore the strengths of a shade tree in a backyard design.
Sometimes shifting your perspective will allow for design possibilities to flourish.
Designers and contractors are not the same thing. Shawn and Blinda discuss the difference between the two, and how to best communicate with a contractor.
Maybe that giant plastic play set isn't the most reasonable choice for your children...