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Repairing a Drought Damaged Lawn

Repairing a drought damaged lawn is fairly easy to do. People say to me; “I don’t water my lawn during the summer, I just let it go dormant.  It will come …

The Golden Curls Willow

The Golden Curls Willow, Salix matsudana tortuosa also called Corkscrew Willow by some, is a fun and interesting tree with an elegant and graceful appearance. …

13 Great Plants for a Full Shade Location

Most plants need plenty of sunshine and water to grow. Some plants grow well in partial shade and even less plants will thrive in a full shade environment. If …

5 Quick & Easy Ways to Build Raised Bed Gardens

If you’re curious about growing your own produce but are put off by the effort this seems to require, or think you need a big garden to make it worth your …

10 Plants for a Great Smelling Garden

Plants are the all-natural way to create the sweet scents that make a garden more enjoyable. The following plants can help transform a garden into more …

Understanding Grass Seed Germination

Time seems to freeze when you’re waiting for a lawn to grow. Most people expect fairly quick results, but the truth is different types of grass germinate at …

Starting an Organic Backyard Beehive

Beekeeping is a long forgotten activity that is not only fulfilling but also rewarding if implemented correctly. But how do you keep bees in the backyard your …

Proper Mulching for Organic Gardens

Mulching your garden is one of the best things you can do for your plants and your soil. There are many forms of mulch from organic types such as wood chips to …

Winterizing Your Irrigation System

After a long season of watering your plants, garden and yard, it is time to take apart  and winterize your irrigation system. Step 1: Supplies Adjustable …

Creating a Bee Friendly Environment

Creating a bee friendly environment will help your yard and garden. Bees will pollinate your vegetable garden, fruit trees and bushes. Bee pollination will …