We’ve got a problem. Maintaining our current path is a dangerous game, especially considering that certain parts of the U.S. are experiencing historical water shortages. But asking you to pave over the begonias isn’t the right course of action either. Instead, there are some ways to minimize water usage by using certain plants, irrigation and landscape tactics. This method, called xeriscaping or drought-resistant landscaping, can protect your pocket book while simultaneously looking after the world’s most valuable resource. In other words, you should check this out.
Summer is right around the corner – don’t get caught with your plants down! Here’s a list of garden tools every homeowner needs to keep their garden looking beautiful.
It seems like you can’t blink these days without someone extolling the virtues of urban farming. What we think of as urban farming today has its roots very firmly planted in the war gardens of World War I and the victory gardens of World War II.
Let’s talk mulch! What kinds are out there? Did you know that mulch covers a lot more than you might have ever known? We’re busting out the rake and breaking open the bag on soil covering and its benefits.
It’s that time of year again when we’re starting to think garden. What flowers will bring us joy? What will our friends and neighbors do to change up their landscapes – and what can we plant to make them applaud? Let’s get our hands dirty.
Whether it’s just a green lawn or trees, shrubs and flowers, your backyard should be inviting and picturesque. Adding greenery is the first step to a beautiful landscape, and greenery is what first attracts a visitor’s eye when they walk into your backyard. Here are some tips to help you design the backyard that fits your needs, budget and lifestyle.
Cultivating a backyard garden may be the perfect summer project for you! It’s understandably a daunting idea for anyone unfamiliar with the farmer lifestyle, but the benefits of growing your own fruits and vegetables have proven themselves shockingly plentiful. Read on to find out what you could gain from a little outdoor entrepreneurship!
With a fish, two cats and a child to take care of, I don't have much time, or the skill, to take care of a garden. But I still want some plants around the house. So I did some research and found out that air plant terrariums require the least amount of gardening skill and knowledge – so of course that’s the type of terrarium I went with. If you lack green thumbs but still want to DIY a terrarium, here’s how to do it!
Is your home exterior prepared for showings this spring and summer? Have you done all the work so that prospective buyers driving by will admire it? If not, have no fear as it only takes some quick maintenance. You need to start with the front lawn, as it will be the first area people see. Here are the areas in the front lawn you need to focus on to ensure buyers will have the best impression possible as they walk up for showings!
Spring is here, and so is the perfect weather for getting out in the garden. If you love having plants and flowers in your yard but aren’t sure how to take your garden back over from weeds and unwanted pests, then here are a few tools to make sure you get your garden off to the right start.