Author: Richard Bobholz

Free Green Onions - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
Green onions are a really fun item for your garden. If done right, you won’t need to buy them from the store ever again. What is a Green Onion? Probably don’t need to explain this, but green onions are those stalky onions that you primarily eat just the green part of. They’re also known as […]
What is Bottom Watering - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
Bottom watering is a necessary skill when you’re working with seed starters. Fortunately, it is super easy to do, and I’m not 100% sure I can fill an entire article with this information. What is Bottom Watering? Simply put, bottom watering is the process of filling a tray or plate with water so that the […]
What is Wainscoting - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
Wainscoting is paneling that covers the lower portion of your wall. However, there is no set height it has to be. Most versions are roughly chair rail height. Fortunately, it’s up to you. In most cases, you make wainscot out of wood or MDF. However, there is no rule preventing other materials. Function Wainscoting is […]
What's Transplanting Wednesday - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
I did not think this week was going to be all about transplanting, but it was. I originally had planned to share my plans for the summer garden, but due to a delay in lumber and all the things I had to do for my plants, I’ve postponed that article. Transplanting Basil Transplanting my basil […]
Planting Cheat Sheet for Durham - Paint Covered Overalls
Planting in Durham can be a fun and successful hobby. To make it more successful, we’ve created a tiny little cheat sheet to get you started. Last Frost The most important day to remember for planting is the last frost. Most garden plants cannot survive outdoors in a frost without some added protection. Last Frost: […]
Garden Progress - Wednesday Write-up - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
This is the third weekly update on my indoor/outdoor garden. Hope you’ve been enjoying and learning! Recap If you’re joining us for the first time, here’s a quick summary. Two weeks ago, I wrote about my peppers, broccoli, and basil plants. I talked about the right time to plant peppers and my process for doing […]
Electrical Box - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
Every home in the United States that has electricity has an electrical box. If your house operates property, you don’t need to go inside it. However, if you blow a fuse or trip a breaker, it is good to know what this is. An electrical box is the main hub for the electricity in your […]
National Pillow Fort Day - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
When looking for romance on Valentine’s Day, look no further than the construction of a pillow fort. Obviously, we’re a home owner and home improvement site, so this is the best we have for Valentine’s Day. What is a Pillow Fort? A pillow fort refers to any loose set of blankets, pillows, and cushions that […]
What's Growing On - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina - Seed Starter Planter
This article is the second in my What’s Growing Wednesday series about what I’m planting. I’ll be sharing my progress and the things I’ve learned along the way. Hopefully, my research and practice can help others! My Setup Currently, I have 3 distinct spaces where things are currently growing: Indoor Garden. My indoor garden is […]
When to Plant Broccoli - Paint Covered Overalls - Durham North Carolina
If you’re like me, you like your broccoli fresh. Growing it yourself can be an easy way to have fresh broccoli on hand. However, broccoli only grows well in certain conditions. And, this veggie takes up a lot of space. Key Facts Broccoli is super easy to sprout. The harder part is getting your kids […]