What Every Gardener Should Know About Mulching

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Adding mulch to your garden is one of the best things you can do for healthy soil—here are 6 ways to do it right.The best time-saving measure a gardener can take is applying mulch. This goes for everywhere from vegetable gardens to flower beds. Mulched gardens are healthier, have fewer weeds, and are more drought-resistant […]

Quick Tips On How to Mow the Lawn Properly

Choose the Right Setting, Time and Pattern Grass does better if it’s cut at a higher mower setting. This also helps cut down on weeds. The optimum goal is to cut one-third of the length of grass, allowing clippings to decompose and return nutrients back into the soil. If the lawn is out of control, […]

How To Improve Your Garden Soil With Everyday Kitchen Ingredients

A compost heap is a great way to recycle kitchen waste and improve your garden soil for free. However not everyone has the space needed and depending on where you live, you may want to deter any unwanted furry visitors. It’s not always necessary to compost kitchen waste before adding it to your soil. So […]

TOP 5 ANNUALS FOR INSTANT BEAUTY

Dreaming of color and no more snow in April? Plant carefree flowering annuals for a low-maintenance garden. They’re easy to take care of, making them a great choice for busy lifestyles. Plenty of options come as ready-made planters with one flowering annual variety or several. If you are feeling creative, just choose your favorite flowering annuals from […]

Basic Rose Care

Basic Rose Care Enjoy beautiful, healthy roses with these easy tips. ​Pick the Right Site ​Start your roses off right by making sure you grow them in a good spot. Roses do best in full sun (at least 6 hours of direct sun a day) and well-drained soil that’s rich in organic matter. If your […]

Easter Flowers

Easter is a joyous holiday celebrated in the spring to honor the resurrection of Christ. Easter flowers are often a central theme to religious celebrations, but are also part of secular Easter festivities. Whether you wish to present traditional flowers that symbolize the death and resurrection of  Christ or simply want to brighten the holidays, understanding […]