Category: Seasonal Prep

Addressing Common Lawn Problems with Top Dressing

Top dressing is the process of adding a thin layer of topsoil over your existing lawn. This topsoil is made by mixing soil, sand, loam and peat in proportions that closely matches the existing soil. It is commonly sold in bulk bags but you will need to ensure that it is of good quality. Otherwise,… Read more »

The Best Flowers to Plant This Fall

An end to summer doesn’t mean an end to beautiful blooming flowers in your garden or home! It is almost time to change out your summer blooms for flowers that will survive in the cool and crisp fall season. There are many fall-blooming flowers to brighten up your autumn landscape that include annuals, perennials, and… Read more »

Planting Vegetables for a Fall Harvest

We are still in summer now, but fall is on the way! The days are getting shorter, night is getting longer, and it is time to plan your fall harvest this year. There are dozens of vegetables that thrive in the cooler weather, and the time to start planting them is now! Why plant a… Read more »

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 »

Gravel Gardening

As a gardening or landscaping enthusiast, you must know how wonderful it is to see your plants grow and flourish. But, it takes a lot of hard work to get there. That hard work involves finding the proper plants, getting quality soil, weeding, and all of the watering to make sure your garden grows. Well,… Read more »