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Featured Image for Post: What Can You Use as Compost?

September 15, 2017

What Can You Use as Compost?

Composting is used by many households to enrich their lawn and as a way to recycle organic material. It is extremely beneficial to utilize this method to make your soil more fertile. You might be overwhelmed when getting started, but starting this practice pile is easy and can grow as composting becomes second nature to […]

Featured Image for Post: Attracting Pollinators to Your Yard

September 11, 2017

Attracting Pollinators to Your Yard

Pollinators are necessary for life on earth, but they are taken for granted. Many people were indifferent to honey bees until their colonies collapsed. Then, they realized the honey bee’s vital importance to agriculture. It’s easy to attract pollinators to a yard, whether they be bees, bumblebees, flies, butterflies or certain types of wasps. Here […]

Featured Image for Post: Getting Rid of Fleas in Your Yard

September 8, 2017

Getting Rid of Fleas in Your Yard

Flea season usually lasts from late spring into the autumn, and all that time your home will be vulnerable to an infestation. Below, you’ll learn various ways to eliminate fleas and prevent them from returning to your yard.

Featured Image for Post: Benefit of Using Mulch Around Your Plants

September 5, 2017

Benefit of Using Mulch Around Your Plants

You’re a fan of smart gardening in the backyard so you’ve planted countless trees, bushes, and flowers across the property. Tilling and fertilizing the soil leaves the yard looking like a rich and fertile place, but you’re missing one key component. Mulch is an incredibly important resource in any gardening situation. This material ranges from […]

Featured Image for Post: Keeping Your Yard Hydrated During Summer

September 2, 2017

Keeping Your Yard Hydrated During Summer

The appearance of their lawn is something that many homeowners spend lots of time focusing on. Fertilizing, mowing and regular lawn maintenance is obviously important for stimulating growth and ensuring a lush, green lawn. Unfortunately, nothing can undo all of your hard work like those extreme summer temperatures. The biggest key to keeping your lawn […]

Featured Image for Post: 5 Ways Your Lawn Can Harm Your Pets

August 31, 2017

5 Ways Your Lawn Can Harm Your Pets

Even with indoor pets, your furry friends probably love playing in your yard. Unfortunately, you may not be aware of all the dangers that are hiding around your seemingly-safe property. Let’s take a look at five ways your lawn can be dangerous for your pets without proper lawn care practices. Unruly Trees Your grass may […]

Featured Image for Post: How to Successfully Create a Shaded Landscape

August 28, 2017

How to Successfully Create a Shaded Landscape

Don’t believe for one second that you have to have a backyard full of sunshine to enjoy a beautiful landscape. There are so many gorgeous options for shade-loving leafy plants and flowers, you’ll be surprised how easy it is to successfully create a shaded landscape. Here are some tips to get you started, and they […]

Featured Image for Post: The Importance of Splitting Your Plants

August 25, 2017

The Importance of Splitting Your Plants

Plant care is extremely important for any homeowner. It will increase their life and transform your garden into a truly beautiful place. Splitting your plants is one of the best ways to care for your flora. If done properly, it will have long-term benefits that should not be overlooked for any home. Instead of going […]

Featured Image for Post: Incorporating Dwarf Plants in Your Landscape

August 22, 2017

Incorporating Dwarf Plants in Your Landscape

In small yards, dwarf plants can be planted in pots and planters creating interesting focal pieces while they can be used to maximize color and interest in larger yards. They are particularly useful when creating borders and to fill in empty spaces in existing landscape. If you are thinking about adding some of these plants […]

Featured Image for Post: The Benefits of Using Weed Fabric

August 20, 2017

The Benefits of Using Weed Fabric

One of the known factors that contribute to gardening success out there in the gardening industry is the utilization of weed fabrics. This revolutionary technology gives gardeners a way of controlling weeds which is not only very practical but also quite easy to use. These fabrics, also known as covers and sheets, are made up […]