What Is An Entreprenette?

An Entreprenette is a woman who takes the lead in managing the improvements to her home. From managing the project, to picking out the colors; Knowing when you have the skill to Do It Yourself, and when to hire a skilled, reliable professional to do it the right way the first time. You know what to do. TAKE CHARGE!

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March 1, 2016

Easily Create A Lovely Landscape That Will Make Your Neighbors Jealous

I just recently moved to a new home and the overgrowth in some areas of the yard were absolutely atrocious. One of the first projects I decided to undertake was the front yard landscaping. There are some lessons I learned from the journey that I think you can benefit from if you decide to make some changes to your yard. First of all I highly recommend that if you have an idea that you run with it. When the project is done the visual impact is incredible and the sense of accomplishment is fulfilling. Before you get started it’s important to do a little planning. I had a visual of what I wanted the final project to look like but because I didn’t map it out, I found that some of the small details I didn’t think of became extremely important to getting the effect I wanted, so the original estimate was way off. Additionally, what I thought might be a couple of weekends took twice as long but fortunately I wasn’t chasing a deadline so it didn’t matter too much. The old adage “measure twice and cut once” applies in your landscaping project. Don’t estimate the square footage if you’re purchasing sod, rocks, breeze or any other material that you plan to lay down. You can find yourself short or having way more than you need. Usually, having too much isn’t a problem because you can return the extra, but in the case of having a load of rock […]