With spring finally arriving after a terribly long winter, this is the perfect time to start planning your summer garden. What’s important to remember is that your garden doesn’t...
Most common mistake is the lack of sanitizer, whether it is chlorine or bromine, keep the level to at least 5ppm
Use your own garden to make this easy salad. What you need: 1. Red tomatoes 2. Fresh basil 3. Mozzarella 4. Balsamic dressing 5. Olive oil Slice the tomatoes and cheese a...
Home gardens are overflowing with bounty, including fresh, red ripe tomatoes, beautiful blooms for cut flower arrangements, and sprigs of basil and oregano. Include these in your ...
The dog days of August are a good time to add to your compost pile. As the days are long and hot, compost quickly breaks down during this time of year into dark, rich soil. Things...
Water plants in the morning, otherwise the water sits there over night. This creates mold and mildew which can breed unhealthy fungi and attract insects that will kill your plants...
With the long, hot summer days still to come, make sure to mulch your gardens if you haven't already, and water your gardens on a regular basis. The mulch helps protect the plants...
A great way to revive your landscaping is with a fresh layer of mulch. You probably don't need to do all of your beds, but in the more visible beds it can make a huge difference.
An important rule is to keep deadheading your plants to keep them blooming. If you aren't sure how to take care of a plant, there are plenty of web sites with detailed instruction...
One of the most important rules of gardening is to plant the right plant in the right place. If you have plants in your garden that really aren't thriving, try moving them to a di...
Try replacing those plants you started in the late spring. It might be hard to find annuals in the nursery this time of year, but if you can find lantana, buy it! Lantana is a per...
Love butterflies, but don't have them around? Here are some plants that attract butterflies to create your own butterfly garden! You can plant a Butterfly bush, Common milkwee...