Ever hear of In Sync Exotics? Most of you probably haven't and neither had I until yesterday afternoon. My wife wanted to do something other than spend Sunday with me cleaning out the garage, and she found this really great place for the whole family to visit. In Sync is a non-profit wildlife rescue center for big cats which is funded primarily through ticket sales as well as souvenir t-shirts, sweatshirts, calendars, etc. All of the animals have come from private residen
If you were thinking of zero-scaping then go to the front of the class! But if you were thinking that it means only putting native plants in your yard...well...that's incorrect. I always believed that misconception, too. Apparently, xeriscaping is when you select plants based on their drought tolerance and/or their lower consumption of water. If you can select plants which are also native to your area, then that's just a bonus!
Whether you live in a 5,000 s.f. house or a 2,500 s.f. house, downsizing can be a challenge. But try moving into a house that is 161 square feet. Yes, I said 1-6-1 square feet. I'm not sure when it started but the latest craze in smaller housing is the "tiny house." More than a few companies build these miniscule homes, and they all offer modern conveniences (to a varying degree). With amenities ranging from a gas cook top to a bathroom with a shower the tiny house offer