Posts tagged garden

House lady: Perfect plants and green acres

   May 17, 2014 8:30 am    0

No — this is not my front porch, but we have that exact pot — two of them, in fact, by the front door. I bought them years ago. And we do have pillars. Our porch is also covered. My husband and I decided to replace the front-porch furniture this year, and that prompted an all-out…


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House Lady digs a view from the porch

   May 10, 2014 6:53 am    0

It’s been a long time since I could sit and write on the patio or front porch, and the past two days — I have been on both to write this blog. I have always loved porches — from sitting on my grandmother’s front porch on a busy street in Greenville, Pa., to the patio…


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House Lady: Barbara Corcoran and more

   May 3, 2014 5:47 am    0

I love to hear interviews with real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, 65, of “Shark Tank” because she tells it like it is.  In an ABC-TV interview on “Nightline Prime,” she noted that homes are disappearing fast in the current market, and there’s no time to waste thinking about making an offer — because someone will beat…


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House lady: It’s porch season … finally

   April 13, 2014 7:59 am    0

Yep, I am sitting on my porch writing this today. It is 66 degrees, and the birds are singing. Speaking of porches, get a load of these from Architect Magazine. This house was an award winner for the Hufft Project — a Kansas City and New York collaboration where designers showcased their stuff and sent…


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House Lady finds beauty at Beech

   April 5, 2014 6:28 am    0

This week, House to Home  delivers this cute and clever charmer at 3717 Beech Ave., and it has some fun finds. Just look at this front door. Read the entire article here. Sue Scholz delivers a terrific story on a contest that encourages all of us to find 18 trees in a local scavenger hunt. Read her…


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House Lady finds Marsh Madness and Connecting Hands

   March 29, 2014 7:00 am    0

The daffodils are fighting their way up through the ground. I visited mine yesterday. It’s a sweet sign that spring will sprout. And there’s plenty to love about homes, gardens and homes for sale this weekend in House to Home. Marsh Madness ends this weekend — the Marsh team is giving away a lot of…


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House Lady uncovers unique homes

   August 10, 2013 6:31 am    0

House to Home shares a $155,000 beauty this week and takes note of more than 85 luxury homes in the region priced from $400,000 to more than $3.5 million. Read my column Homes stand out in region.  Check out all our articles this week: » Self-taught gardener shares tips, secrets Sue Scholz visits a beautiful Belle Valley home and garden. » Take…


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House Lady visits lakefront classic

   August 3, 2013 7:18 am    0

House to Home visits a lakefront beauty this week, and what a great Millcreek property. Read my story here about 5075 Saybrook Place, listed by Marsha Marsh. It is Barrett C. Walker’s home, and the Walker School of Business at Mercyhurst University is named for him. At left is a photo of the incredible family room. The…


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House Lady: country road, take me home

   July 20, 2013 6:50 am    0

When country homes look this good, you may never want to leave the Ponderosa. Check out this great 10-acre property in House to Home this week. At 2095 Dublin Road, 10 acres of beautiful landscape welcome anyone looking for a country property, and it offers two ponds, a home, pastures, fenced paddock and an indoor riding arena in…


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House Lady visits Cherry Street charmer

   June 22, 2013 6:46 am    0

Homes on Cherry Street have long commanded attention, and the home at 4417 Cherry Street is a must-see listed at $168,500. Read my story on it here in this week’s House to Home. It’s also the weekend of the Garden Conservancy Tour — check out Sue Scholz’s column on how to Tour fantastic area gardens this month.  Other…


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