How to clean up leaves I just went outside today after a big storm we had and saw so many leaves in the [...]
How to start composting, no matter how much space you have Composting is becoming more and more popular. Though I personally had some [...]
Do you have a tree that you think might need pruning? Read about the main reasons to prune a tree, how to decide whether to do it yourself or to hire an expert, get a guide on how to do it yourself, and see a video of a large tree being pruned.
Some people have an easy time composting. I gave it a try. Here's a story of my composing adventures that ended in disaster.
In some ways composting is simple - get the right mix of ingredients, a little carbon a little nitrogen, throw in some bacteria and worms if you choose, and voila! Your compost bin is rocking and rolling. But how should you prepare for colder weather? Here's a four step guide to keep your compost bin active during the cooler months.
I'm not squeamish about insects, so when my husband told me our yard was overrun by ants and that we needed to call an exterminator, my first thought was that he was overreacting. And my second thought was, I don't want to spend money on an exterminator!
But, soon I had to admit that we had a real problem on our hands. If you've read my post about trying to grow new grass, you'll know that I put a lot of effort into fixing up my lawn. And now ants were making a huge mess of it with 66 three inch in diameter anthills dotting all of it. And I know how many because I counted them all!
Are you a good gardener? I would call myself more of an aspiring gardener.
I moved into a new house in November, and it is the first time that I've had an actual yard in my adult life, after years of apartment living.
Since it was already quite cold out when I moved, it was hard to tell what the lawn might be like in warmer weather. Now that spring is here, I can see that the yard is mostly weeds!