Shutting down your grounds in preparation for the impending cold is critical to making sure it bounces back to its original form next season. You don’t have to be a horticultural expert to prepare your lawn for the winter. Here are a few basic steps you can take to give your plants and grass a long and happy winter’s sleep.
One of the great fall opportunities is going hunting and eating meat that doesn’t come preshaped, prepackaged and pumped full of chemicals. In this article, I’ve collected some tips and recipes for people getting into hunting. If you’re a pro, share some of your hard-earned knowledge with us in the comments!
We’re excited to announce the winner of our AmaZing Garden Giveaway! Congratulations, Tara! You’re the winner of our garden pack, which includes, garden tools, gloves, seeds, starter pots, a $50 gift card, Quicken Loans swag and more!
Brace yourselves. Fall is here. In many places, cooler temperatures and changing leaves will eventually give way to ice and snow. In order to ensure your home is ready for winter, a little bit of preventative maintenance is crucial. Performing a “walk around” is a great way to inspect several key areas of your home. Here are some ways to prepare your home for winter.
Smartphones are extremely helpful tools, largely because of the huge catalog of applications available. You can download an app to assist you in just about every aspect of life, including gardening. Whether you’re new to gardening and need guidance, or you have a green thumb but want a tool to help catalog and keep tracks of your plants, there are wonderfully useful apps out there for you! We’ve searched and found the most helpful app for each of these aspects of gardening: planning, shopping, managing and treatment.
The end of summer is near, which also signals the end of pool season. Remember back in the spring when you opened your pool and discovered a green nightmare of algae? Never again! Follow these simple steps to prevent your above ground pool from looking like a marsh next spring.
The other day, while working in my garden, I saw the grossest looking thing I’d seen in a long time. Hiding under a leaf on my Hungarian Wax pepper was a caterpillar, which doesn’t sounds bad, but it was covered in these tiny pods that looked just like white rice. Don’t believe me? Look at this!
It seemed like only yesterday when I put my little tomato and pepper sprouts outside to grow. With a few warm weeks left in the growing season, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your garden for cooler weather – particularly if you’d like to extend your gardening season.
From family rooms to entertaining spaces or even just a place to put plants during the winter, the additional space sunrooms provide is a huge benefit. Learn how sunrooms can increase your home value and how to get the most bang for your buck if this is on your home improvement list.
Hey there, gardening and Zing fans! If you’ve been reading the blog for the past year or so, you know that we love gardens. From saving you money to providing you with food or a backyard oasis, gardens enhance your home in many ways. Whether you’ve just started gardening or consider yourself a master green thumb, we’ve got the perfect contest for you this month!