Archive for September, 2013

Adventures in Fire Safety: The Fire Pit

Guest Post by: Mackenzie Kupfer

I’ve done quite a bit of landscaping in the last couple of years. I’ve taken out garden beds and replaced them with ornamental grasses, I’ve divvied up my vegetable patch into a more orderly state of chaos, and, best of all, I’ve added several large stone features. On top of these stone features, I was giddy to perch my brand new fire pit around which I’ve gathered friends for cookouts and star gazing. So enamored was I with my fire pit that I completely failed to make sure my yard wasn’t a tinderbox waiting to light up my neighborhood. (more…)