Test Your Own Soil pH for Acidity or Alkalinity
Taking a soil test using any method and utilizing the results to add soil amendments, if needed, can save you time, money and frustration. To achieve best results for all the hard work required to plant, maintain and harvest a crop, measuring pH and making adjustments before planting yields best results. Soil amendments take a few weeks to a few months to work so late fall or early spring are good times to test soil and make additions.A Well Planned Landscaping Project Is an Investment in Your Property
Are you considering beginning a landscaping project to improve the beauty of your home and property? Hiring a landscaping company is easy. Hiring the right one that will give you the exact results that you’re looking for may not be so easy.Keep Leaf Scorch Out of Your Garden!
Leaf scorch is one of the most frustrating afflictions any gardener has to deal with, and the hot spring ahead will no doubt make it a pressing matter. Read on to find out what it is, and how you can prevent it.Do You Really Need A Shed?
It is often the case in a small house or an apartment that you have more clutter than you would ideally like to have inside, such as a pushbike or gardening tools. Well the easy solution to this is to buy a shed, however if you live in an apartment it maybe that you have a shared garden and thus cannot easily put your own shed in the garden.5 Basic Requirements for a Beneficial Rain Garden
If you are thinking about creating a rain garden in your yard, you need to know the basic requirements before you start. Make sure your yard can accommodate this type of garden and has the right kind of soil. Also, find out what plants will thrive under both wet and dry conditions. Discover the five basics of a successful rainwater garden.Grow A Garden – Enjoy a Multitude of Benefits by Growing Your Own Food
Growing Your Own Garden offers more than a bounty of fresh vegetables. If you feel like you just don’t have the time or space – Here are 7 great reasons to find a way to grow your own food.It’s Time to Call The Doctor – Tree Surgeons At Your Doorstep
A life without trees is indeed a “dead” life. Green – the color of growth and prosperity – definitely stands for lush and lively trees. However, it needs some amount of care, love and maintenance. Contact a professional tree surgeon to help you have a healthier landscape.Designing a Stone Retaining Wall for Your Landscape
Installing a stone retaining wall on your property can improve the functionality of your yard, enhance your property’s value and curb appeal, and distinguish your landscape from the others in your neighborhood. There is a wide range of stone materials and construction techniques to choose from when designing one for your property, so be sure to consider the location, purpose, and style that best fits your landscape’s needs. Each retaining wall is unique, but here are the two basic methods that are used.Choosing the Right Container for Your Garden
Container gardening is an agricultural activity that allows you to grow various plant species in different types of containers for food or aesthetics. Choosing the right container can however be difficult because…April Is Busy Time for Backyard Gardeners
Spring planting is in full swing. Prepare and plant properly now and reap the rewards in summer.Protect Honey Bee Swarms
For our own good, we need to protect this agriculturally important species. As natural pollinators, honey bees are a crucial link in food crop production, responsible for as much as eighty percent of the output. With the decline of bumblebees and other native pollinators, this link has become even more important. Without Honey Bees to fill in the gap we would experience significant crop failures and food shortages.Grow The Best Garden Ever This Year
This is the year you can grow the best garden ever, and you can start today! I know that that may seem a bit of a boast, but I can assure you that it is very doable.