Composting is the best way to add nutrients to your garden soil. Using things that you would otherwise toss into the trash, you can create a wonderful product to put around your plants and vegetables that will increase their health and growing power. Contrary to what rumors you might hear, composting done properly will not … [Read More]
While your garden may already be home to the occasional butterfly, there are many things you can do to increase the number of colorful friends flittering around your plants and yard. Whether you want to establish a full-fledged butterfly garden or simply add a few new plants and fixtures to your existing beds, these helpful … [Read More]
If you’ve just started a new garden and have invested a lot of time, energy, and resources into your landscaping, you will definitely want to protect it by keeping pests out. Nuisances such as insects and squirrels ruin the health of your plants; however, going after them with chemicals is not a healthy answer. Harsh … [Read More]
Collecting rainwater is a great way to keep your garden and landscaping healthy while saving money on your water bill in an eco-conscious way. While it may sound unusual, rainwater collection systems are becoming increasingly prevalent in homes as well as commercial developments, as LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) practices become more widely … [Read More]
When the forecast doesn’t predict a substantial amount of rain, watering your yard and garden can be costly and requires daily attention. There are quite a few options for drought-resistant landscaping that will greatly reduce the amount of water that your yard will need to be healthy and happy.
Cacti and Succulent plants come in a … [Read More]