Recycled Christmas Trees

Outer Banks Christmas trees have one sole purpose, and that is to decorate homes for the holidays. Right? Wrong. At least not here on the Outer Banks.

Outer Banks Winter Landscaping

So I went to the person who I think has the best Outer Banks landscaping. He also just happens to be my brother Todd, the owner of SPM Landscaping. Todd has owned the company for the past 20 [...]

The Dirt on Tower Gardens

Tower Gardens, or as they are also known, aeroponics, is the process of growing plants in an air or mist environment, using only nutrients and water, and without the use of soil.

The BIG Spring Cleanup

Yes, it is that time of year (again). It’s time to focus on your homes and yards to get them back up to shipshape for the new year.

Invaders Among Us

Pick any random residential street on the Outer Banks and you’re likely to find that every fourth yard or so has pampas grass growing in it. You can buy it at every nursery on the beach, and any [...]

Fall by the Fire

Between ocean and sound, outdoor fireplaces and fire pits are synonymous with seasonal oyster roasts, get-togethers with family and friends, and nights where the only sounds are nearby waves and [...]

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