For many vegetable gardeners, it's tradition to till or turn over the soil to prepare garden beds for planting. There are also newer, alternative methods for creating healthy soil for vegetable plants. Decide which works best for you!
Dethatching or removing thatch buildup from your lawn is a simple process. An improved appearance and healthier lawn is the result!
Wake up your garden after the winter snooze! Don't just wait for your plants to grow; there's plenty to do to prep for your spring plants and help them bloom. You'll run out of time before good weather hits if you try even half of these suggestions. Real spring is almost here.
Standout evergreens color a winter garden when all is brown or grey. See what else they can do for your yard. I've included tips on caring for cut and live Christmas trees too.
Feed birds during the cold winter months by hanging feeders full of their favorite seeds. Learn how to make an easy pinecone feeder too!
Now that fall is here, it's time to take action in the garden! Finish planting projects and bring in outdoor decorations to preserve them for next year's warm weather fun.
Fall is the perfect time to think of spring flowers! Why? Planting flower bulbs in the fall will mean a beautiful display in spring.
Green gardening begins with healthy soil. Composting plant material from your yard makes nature's best fertilizer. Here's how to do it.
Green methods to remove weeds benefit you, your family, and your pets. Keep your yard a haven for birds and insects with these simple steps.
Which to use? Both mulch and ground cover plants have their good and not-so-good points. Compare the benefits of both and see which one is best for you.
A microclimate is a good thing to know about if you plan to put a plant in the garden and want it to thrive.
Bushes have many uses from spring flower surprises to screening the summer sun to fall leaf color to winter architecture. Find a reason to plant some in your yard!
Perennial plants are supposed to come back every year. There's no guarantee, but here's how to improve the chances that they do!