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Four Things To Do This Winter In Your Garden

Whether you’re a keen gardener or simply someone who enjoys being outside in their garden, you’ll be aware that the best time for you to do any actual work in your garden is in spring and autumn. The spring gives you sufficient amount of time to prepare everything for the summer, which is the time [...]

Build Your Own Wooden Shed

If one wishes to get their hands on additional storage and not spend extra money in the process, the easiest solution to that is building a wooden shed. Unlike olden days, there are many ways one can build a sturdy shed that will not collapse even if it is constructed by amateurs. However, one needs [...]

Choose the Best Flowers for Window Boxes

Best is a relative term and that goes for “best” flowers. Nearly all flowers will grow in window boxes but some varieties are better suited than others. Generally flowers that do well in containers don’t need to be dead headed to keep blooming, have a moderate growth habit and roots that don’t need more than [...]

What Kind Of Gardening Equipment Should One Go For?

People who consider gardening as more than a hobby or a way of passing the time, they need gardening equipment that can help them make a go of it. Some garden for necessity, whereas others garden to feel closer to nature. There are many reasons behind why people from all over the world plant trees. [...]

What Kind Of Gardening Equipment Should One Go For?

People who consider gardening as more than a hobby or a way of passing the time, they need gardening equipment that can help them make a go of it. Some garden for necessity, whereas others garden to feel closer to nature. There are many reasons behind why people from all over the world plant trees. [...]

What Pansies are Best for Your Garden

Pansies, a short lived perennial, are members of the viola family. Pansies have the characteristic cat face markings on the flower’s five petals. Violas are the same flower without those markings. Pansies bloom from very early spring until the weather heats up in summer. The plant stops blooming but remains green. When the weather cools [...]

Tips on Forcing Spring Bulbs in the Fall

Waiting for spring during the cold winter months doesn’t have to mean staring at a bleak winter landscape wishing for warmer weather. Get a head start on spring with forced flower bulbs. Many varieties do well in pots when given the proper environment. A little planning ahead and the right types of bulbs is about [...]

Choosing The Lawn Grass – 3 Factors To Consider

If you really want to have the perfect green lawn, then you need to know one thing: choosing the right grass will determine whether you will succeed or fail. If you make a mistake here and you choose the wrong type of grass, then you can wave the perfect lawn goodbye. It would be like [...]

How To Use Fertilizer On Your Lawn The Right Way

I guess the reason why you are here is because you own a lawn, or you take care of one, and you are looking for ways on how you can make it greener and healthier. If that is the case, then you are in the right place. One of the biggest problems that many people [...]

How to Maintain a Healthy and Beautiful Lawn

When one sets out to look for ways of having a healthy and good looking lawn in one’s compound, one might be tempted to think that this is a pretty impractical feat. This because when you search for information concerning the same, you are likely to get a lot of articles with plenty of do’s [...]

Important Considerations When Shopping Online For Handy Tools

Everyone loves to have a beautiful garden, a place they can spend time to relax and unwind especially in those summer months when the weather is good. Gardens are a great space and can be picturesque but unfortunately even some small gardens can require a lot of hard work and a considerable time investment to [...]

Handy Tools That Can Make Any Garden Beautiful

Gardens are a great place to spend time, especially during the summer months when the weather is warm and you can sit outside to relax and admire the flowers when they are in full bloom. However gardens can take a lot of work and upkeep to make them into that beautiful area where you will [...]

What Affects Tomatoes Setting Fruit?

Tomato plants reproduce in several ways. They will root from cuttings. They also will form new plants from buried stems that have rooted. However, the way most tomato plants reproduce is by flowering and setting fruit which contains the seeds. When the seeds are planted new plants form. IndeterminateTomato plants are either indeterminate or determinate. [...]

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Organic Lawn Fertilizer

When you are starting out the lawn, you normally do not anticipate the amount of dedication that you might need to make a great lawn. With time however, you come to learn that you need to water your lawn, spread fertilizer on the and even mulch them. This time, we are going to look at [...]

Get A Jump On A Gardening Idea For Spring Time By Starting Now

As fall winds down, with crops ripening and being harvested, perennial flowers and bushes being put to bed beneath a blanket of mulch and the yard cleaned up of debris from the past year, winter is creeping closer. With its arrival, many would think that the year is finished, as far as plantings and so [...]

3 Things You Should Not Do When Watering A Lawn

If you have ever set out to water your lawn, you might know how difficult it can be to maintain consistent results. At one time, you might have a very thriving lawn which has well-developed grass everywhere and the next time you might come and realize that some parts of the lawn are not growing [...]

Exploring The Various Types Of Edgers

Mowing and watering your lawn are not all that you need to do to get the perfect looking lawn you have always been wishing for. For you to get something decent and lovely, you must know that you will need to put in a little bit of extra effort. Now, I am not saying that [...]

A Few Things About Mulching

If you do not understand what mulching a lawn is all about, then you need to know that it entails the process of spreading organic manure over your lawn in an effort to feed it. When the plants grow in the wild, this is how they end up getting the nutrients, and that is why [...]

Factors To Consider When Buying Ride On Mowers

Picking the right ride on mower is not rocket science; neither is it apiece of cake. The truth of the matter is that people fuss over the process of selecting the best machine more than they ought to. Once you understand the few things that you need to know when buying such a machine, you [...]

A Couple Of Thoughts About Roses

Among the flowers and plants prized by human beings over the centuries, roses have remained some of the most popular and culturally meaningful. Their distinctive petals and iconic thorns are known the world over. It is tempting to assume that they are simply objects of beauty, but there is more to this flower than is [...]