If you’re new to gardening, don’t feel limited to a single space in your backyard. Indeed, edible gardening, where you add fruits, vegetables, and other food-producing plants to your landscape, adds visual interest, pollinators, and a fun way to grow food to eat. What Is an Edible Landscape? Edible garden design can focus solely on… Continue reading How to Add Edibles to Your Landscape
July is Smart Irrigation Month, and it’s a good time to water your warm season grasses wisely. How healthy is your lawn? Is there a drought in your region? How much water do your warm season grasses need? Watering Your Warm Season Grasses If you live in the southern or western states or the temperate… Continue reading Your Warm Season Grasses – How Much Water Do They Really Need?
Summer is upon us. Soon, it’ll be July where the temperatures start to rise, and there’s less rain in the forecast. How do you keep a healthy lawn during the dog days of summer? Practicing smart lawn maintenance throughout the growing season will prepare and help your turf survive the hot, dry summer. How to… Continue reading How to Keep a Healthy Lawn during the Hot Summer
If you’re a new gardener or you’re tired of putting chemicals into the ground, it may be time for you to try organic gardening. Organic gardening isn’t complicated or complex. It’s pretty simple to do once you understand soil health, plants, watering, beneficial insects, and controlling weeds naturally. Organic Gardening at Home After finding a… Continue reading What Is Organic Gardening?
It’s springtime again, and it’s time to dust off your lawnmower. Hopefully, your mower got a tune-up over the winter, so its blades are sharp and you tightened all of the moving parts. April is National Lawn Care Month, and it’s a great time to remember the following lawn mowing tips. 9 Lawn Mowing Tips… Continue reading 9 Lawn Mowing Tips
Did you know that a weed is simply a plant that’s in the wrong place? And yet, weeds make us gardeners very frustrated because it’s a never-ending job of removing them from our flowerbeds and vegetable gardens. You may spend an hour or an entire afternoon pulling weeds. Your back’s sore, you’re profusely sweating because… Continue reading How to Identify Weeds in Your Garden
Every year, you need to deal with nuisance weeds popping up in your lawn. Alternatively, you may have a yard that’s weedier than your neighbors. What should you do? Learn about the types of weeds on your lawn and how to treat them. Otherwise, you may not know where to start. 3 Types of Lawn… Continue reading How to Keep Weeds Off of Your Lawn
Spring is around the corner, and it’s time to stock up on seeds, garden plans, and gardening tools. Why gardening tools? Because come spring, you want to head outside and start working the soil. You don’t want to pay top dollar for things you can get on clearance now at your local garden center. Plus,… Continue reading 10 Must-Have Gardening Tools You Need
If you’ve joined the gardening trend, you’re in good company. Gardening is growing in popularity that will continue into 2021. Why is it cool to garden in 2021? People garden for many reasons, including: Folks are worried about food scarcity. Folks want to brighten up their landscapes with easy-to-grow flowers. People working from home and… Continue reading 13 Handy Tips for a Beautiful Lawn and Garden in 2021
Imagine falling after slipping on some ice while you were cleaning snow off your front walkway. You hear the crack, and before you know it, you fractured your ankle or wrist. These types of accidents can happen when folks go out after a winter storm to shovel their walkways and driveways. You can prevent getting… Continue reading 11 Ways to Stay Safe While Clearing Off Snow & Ice