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Tips for Preparing Your Garden for Winter
12 Jan 2018 at 3:07pm
Winter is an important time to maintain your garden's health and assure yourself a good crop for next year. You may think that might take too long to prepare your garden, but the truth is that it takes less than one day to prepare your garden for the upcoming winter.
The Benefits of Smartweed
26 Dec 2017 at 10:15am
Over the years, the scientists globally have been in the pursuit to find medicinal plants to cure illnesses and discover effective drugs to sustain mankind. Towards that end, many realized the importance of smartweed, botanically known as polygonum hydropiperoides. For long, it was known for its hot, peppery flavor and still find its place in many homes across Eurasia and America.
Algae Control for Ponds
26 Dec 2017 at 9:57am
Due to the very nature of algae, you find it in most bodies of water body which in fact, is a good sign that suggests good health of a pond. But, when the amount reaches unsustainable levels, you need to take action. If algae get out of control, it makes the pond water murky and clogs filters and pumps.
Growing Water Lilies And Water Lily Care
26 Dec 2017 at 9:55am
Since time immemorial, water lilies have captivated humans' attention towards its enchanting beauty. The plant has been gorgeously immortalized in religion and art. Majestic palaces and gardens were once its home, but today it found its place even in your home garden.
How to Save Money When Looking After the Garden
13 Dec 2017 at 10:10am
As most other outdoor activities, gardening is a pleasant and relaxing occupation. What's more, it is rewarding to observe the beautiful green spot you created on your own. However, it would be right to assume that gardening is not a cheap hobby. It consumes a lot of time as well. If you want to find out more affordable and faster alternatives to a beautiful yard, continue reading. You will discover that correctly planning your lawn can be as healthy as never before. In the same time, you will be able to avoid unnecessary spending.
How Arborists Can Help You To Maintain Your Garden
7 Dec 2017 at 10:08am
Hiring an arborist to trim, prune, or remove an unwanted tree is no doubt a smart decision to make. An expert arborist will not only make your easy, but it also allows you to save money on the long-term. Still not impressed? Read this article to know the reasons why you should hire an arborist.
How to Deal With Duckweed in Your Pond
7 Dec 2017 at 9:15am
Duckweed or Lemna minor is a really small, free-floating plant with three 0.06" - 0.125" long leaves known as fronds and one hair-like root. They make slow-moving or stagnant water as their habitat. Their rapid propagation attribute results in mass coverage of the pond. If their ideal conditions are provided, they can grow exponentially in just a few days. Therefore, this is a menace that needs to be managed. So before finding its ways for prevention, one needs to understand the cause of its growth.
Gardening Without a Plan
5 Dec 2017 at 11:24am
Not sure if you realize it but even "gardening without a plan" needs a plan. Ooops, wow! This kind of gardening doesn't take a ship-size plan but requires just a little pre-thinking or pre-planning.
Welcome to Autumn
5 Dec 2017 at 10:33am
There is a chill in the air this morning. Fall is upon us after an unseasonable warmth. Welcome Autumn.
Enjoy the Holidays by Gardening in December
30 Nov 2017 at 8:21am
The holidays are a busy time of the year, but for those who love to garden, there is still plenty to do in December. Harvest Your Fall Vegetable Crop: It's time to start harvesting vegetables from plants sowed in September and October. You can even add more vegetable plants before it gets too cold.
Composting For The First Time
22 Nov 2017 at 2:39pm
Composting is nature's process of recycling decomposed organic materials into to established soil known as compost. Anything that was once living will decompose. a composting is an acceleration of the same process nature uses. The process of natural decomposition is very important to one type of waste disposal. Composting is a form of waste disposal where organic waste decomposes naturally under oxygen-rich conditions.
How to Care for Young Trees
17 Nov 2017 at 2:43pm
If you have planted new trees on your property and you plan to grow them over the coming years, you need to invest in the right care for them. That is the only way to ensure that a tree survey doesn't reveal unpleasant signs later on.
How to Control Coontail Moss
2 Nov 2017 at 9:18am
A species of Ceratophyllum, Coontail is also known by different names such a hornwort, or coon's tail. This plant grows in ponds, lakes, streams and floats freely on top of the water territory. Feather that emanates out of the plant's stem looks like a raccoon's tail and that's where it has derived its name from.
Aquatic Weed Removal Tools You Will Need for a Lake & Pond
31 Oct 2017 at 10:21am
If you are a pond owner, one of the things that you need to take care of is the proliferation of the green habitat in your beautiful water body. Undoubtedly, their color might look attractive, but too much of their presence can create a difficult ecosystem underneath. Plants take away much of the sunlight, air, and water for photosynthesis and the fauna living beneath dies of suffocation.
Shorter Days in November Mean Less Time in the Garden in Southern California
31 Oct 2017 at 8:47am
Fewer daylight hours in November means less time to garden. Pick one or two outdoor projects to focus on this month. Add Last Minute Fall Color: There is no reason why your flower garden can't look beautiful in fall and winter.
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