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Garden Maintenance

Benefits of Organic Gardening

Tweet If you are wondering about the benefits of organic gardening, here are a few reasons why a sustainable garden is to your advantage and a benefit to the earth

Garden Maintenance

Winter Composting: Yes, That’s Right

One of the last things you may be thinking of right now is your compost pile.

Yard and Garden

Fall Clean Up: Tackling Leaves

Tweet In dry years, your trees may change color early and begin to drop their leaves in August. Its your trees’ stress reaction to abnormally low rates of precipitation, a

Yard and Garden

How to Speed Up the Composting Process

Tweet Fortunately, there are ways to speed up the decomposing process, to deliver a healthy supply of rich, finished home-made material to your gardens all summer long. 1. Turn it

Garden Plants

Urban Gardening and Raised Beds

Tweet Certainly, patio gardening and container gardening are options, but for those that insist on having direct contact with ground soil, the dedicated space may not seem like enough. Fortunately,

Kitchen and Dining

Steps to an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

To “go green” means to convert your lifestyle into one that is that is more environmentally friendly. Such eco-friendly living can extend to all areas of the house, but it just may be the kitchen where the biggest benefits can be realized.

Yard and Garden

7 Quick and Easy Fall Yard Projects

Beautiful fall weather is here, offering a welcome contrast to the hottest days of summer. The next few months promise to serve up enough days that are not too warm and not too cold.

Garden Maintenance

Your Summer Composting Project

Summer home projects should be easy, reflecting the slower pace of life we all prefer to take on most sunny, sultry afternoons. Nevertheless, yard care never ceases unless you’re in a severe drought and your lawn has turned dormant.

Yard and Garden

You Can Winterize Your Garden

Tweet As long as the ground hasn’t frozen, you can still winterize your garden. From early autumn in most northernly locations to almost winter in the deep south, you can

Yard and Garden

Trees, Autumn Leaves & Disease Prevention

Tweet Fall is the perfect season for assessing the health of your trees. As leaves turn color and fall, you’ll have the opportunity to inspect the leaves from each tree

Yard and Garden

How to Get Your Lawn & Garden Ready for Fall

Tweet With summer now behind us, fall is the perfect time of the year to prepare your lawn and garden for the cooler months ahead. This means taking some steps

Garden Maintenance

The Art and Science of Composting

Tweet A simple way to improve your lawn and gardens. The visual appeal of your home is greatly enhanced when the yard portion of your property looks sharp, which also

Garden Plants

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Yard

Tweet You can beautify your property on a budget. Yard projects can get expensive, even more so if you have to lay down sod, plant shrubbery or apply fertilizer. Watering