Category: Compost

Pushing Plastic out of your Garden

As gardeners (new or seasoned) we feel proud of the fact that we are contributing to nature with our gardens and landscapes. Something we might not be so proud of though is the amount of plastic that can be used while taking care of your garden. From plastic pots and tools to labels and disposable… Read more »

Why Mulch is a Must

When you look at your garden or landscape, do you feel like something is missing? It might just be that you don’t have mulch to give your home’s landscape a finished appearance. The look of mulch can definitely change the way you look at your garden and even increase the value of your home or… Read more »

Perks of Growing your own Produce

The perks of growing your own garden and watching it flourish can be one of the most satisfying things to see. The feeling of accomplishment of not having to rely on other resources to be able to grow something tasty is a great thing. But, the benefits of growing your own garden don’t just stop… Read more »

Let’s BE friends with BEES

When you think of warmer weather you think of sunny skies, green grass, and flowers blooming. Something you might not think of is the busiest insect out there, the bee. Yes, bees can be nuisances and they can even be fearful. But, they are the reason we have beautiful flowers, fresh produce, delicious honey, and… Read more »

Don’t Pivot from your Divots

Smooth your lumpy lawn easily! With harsh winter weather it’s easy to forget that you have a lawn underneath all of the snow. It’s also easy to forget that your lawn may be getting damaged right now do to things you can’t control. Like your pets or unwanted critters digging in your lawn, heavy equipment… Read more »

Purging Pumpkins the Proper Way

Now that Halloween is over and your jack-o-lanterns are starting to turn to mush, you need to know how to purge them properly! But how do you dispose of your pumpkins? Throw them in the trash? Think again! Studies show that 1.91 billion pounds of pumpkins grown annually in the US end up in landfills… Read more »

Why Beans Are BEST in Fall

Why Beans are Best in Fall! With fall nearing, you may be worried that your fresh produce supply is nearing the end of season. Even though colder weather is around the corner, you still have time to grow a crop of delicious beans in a little over a month’s time! Bush beans are a choice… Read more »