Sometimes it can feel like fighting a losing battle trying to keep your garden free of weeds. No sooner have you cleared a patch of dandelions away than they crop up somewhere else. It’s also especially difficult if you want to try and get rid of weeds without having to resort to any harmful chemicals or herbicides.
It is a truth universally accepted that if you have a lawn, at some point you are going to have to work to rid it of pests that are doing it harm. Pests can leave unsightly stains on your otherwise beautiful lawn and if left unnoticed these can become large annoyances to rectify.
Now that we are preparing to say goodbye to summer and leap headlong into fall, there is probably one part of summer none of us are going to miss, and that’s the pests! Many of us this summer have been plagued by unwanted guests like fleas and mosquitos.
We all want to take care of our garden, and most of us know the basic practices you have to follow to make sure your lawn stays green and healthy. You need to make sure you mow your lawn regularly, make sure it is fertilized and watered properly, and remove any unwanted weeds. These are all great, basic steps you can take to ensure the health of your lawn, but these aren’t always enough.
Now that we find ourselves in the middle of summer, it’s likely that you and your family are going to be spending more and more time in your garden. Unfortunately, you won’t be the only things looking to spend time there; in the hotter months particularly, you can find yourself joined by a host of irritating insects including fleas, ticks and mosquitoes.
Mowing your grass too short is one of the biggest mistakes made in lawn care. Homeowners typically think the shorter their grass is, the more groomed it will look, the less they will have to cut it, and the healthier it will be. But this is flawed thinking and is rooted in a few common misconceptions.
The winter months are essential in order to renew the minerals in soil, but unfortunately a long winter can cause some damage to your lawn. While your kids roll up snowmen and you try to shovel the shortest path to your car, you may be inadvertently killing the grass below the snow. As the weather […]
It is a well-known fact that worms dig through the soil, allowing it to be naturally aerated, thus allowing your plants to breathe and grow in a much healthier way. Worms are simply the best lawn care aid there is.
It’s that inevitable time of the year when all the luscious summer plants have withered and the colorful fall leaves have crumbled, and all that’s left is a dead, dreary winter graveyard. How do you make something that look so depressing come to life for the joyful holiday seasons? It’s not as hard as you […]
Like most American homeowners, the thought of having a beautiful, healthy green lawn with stunning curb appeal is both desirable and a never-ending struggle. However, according to a BusinessWire infographic, a large majority of the population is not educated on how to properly maintain their lawn, and may even be overcompensating when it comes to […]