If you love working in the dirt like we do then the winter can drive you a bit stir crazy. However, there is excitement in anticipation of the spring that is to come. So what things can you do to keep busy this winter in preparation for spring? Brush up on your gardening knowledge
Fall is rolling in and the garden harvest is coming to an end. The work doesn’t stop even though the vegetables have. Properly preparing your garden for the winter can make for an easier rebirth in the spring. Start by clearing out all the dead stems and foliage to prevent the possibility of disease from… Read more »
Beautiful fall colors will soon paint the trees and crisp air will begin to whisper. We tend to think of landscaping as a task done mostly in the spring when plants are bursting to life. Just because the gardening season is winding down doesn’t mean you should jump on the couch just yet. Now is… Read more »
Most of the time landscaping is associated with plants and mulch, but rocks and stones can be a great way to add texture and color. The different sizes available provide more than a variety of looks; they also have different functions as well. Sometimes a combination of different stone or rock works well.
Mulch is nothing short of amazing. It stifles weed growth, prevents erosion and compaction, and slows down evaporation. You can potentially cut water usage by fifty percent! There are plenty of different kinds to pick from and we can help you make the right choice. So what are the best kinds of mulch? That can… Read more »
Maybe you’ve seen someone working hard to put in a beautiful raised garden bed. Raised beds are a great way to make fruits, veggies and herbs thrive even where there is poor soil, no soil or in an urban setting. Raised beds have good drainage and can easily be hooked up to a drip irrigation… Read more »
A healthy lawn requires a rich soil base. This can easily be achieved when a lawn is first planted or reseeded but an already established yard requires different care. That’s where the technique of “top-dressing” comes in. It’s the addition of a thin layer of soil over the lawn. This method can improve soil without… Read more »