Tag: Gardening

Garden Landscaping on a Budget

Are you thinking about redecorating in your backyard? If you visit a local home center, you’ll get plenty of ideas, you may also experience some sticker shock. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to add style and functionality to your backyard without breaking the budget. You need some inspiration? Check out these five budget-friendly ideas… 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 »

Plants That Keep Insect Pests Away

There are several plants you can incorporate into your lawn and garden to keep those pests, such as mosquitos and other insects, away. Gnats, biting flies, and ants can ruin your outdoor activities! Mosquitos are especially important to prevent as much as possible because they can carry serious diseases such as West Nile, Eastern Equine… Read more »

Get Your Garden Spring Ready

Spring is a time of growth and rebirth. It is important to prepare your garden early as well as maintain it throughout the season to ensure continual beauty. Here are some tips to get your garden ready for spring! Pull all weeds Whether they are weeds from last year or new ones that have sprouted… Read more »

Planning Your Landscaping

Now that we are settling indoors for that long winter nap, it’s time to take a hard look at your landscaping needs for the next outdoor season. If you start to build a plan now on changes you want to see with the landscaping in your outdoor spaces, you’ll be way ahead come April. Here… 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 »

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 »