Cactus Potting Soil: How To Make The Best Soil For Succulents

Growing and propagating your own cactus and succulent plants is a very rewarding process. There's a lot to love about cactus and succulents - they have an unusual and diverse range of growth … [Read more...]

What Are June Bugs & How Can You Control Them?

In the springtime you may notice large numbers of brown and iridescent green beetles around your lawn and garden. These are June bugs. The brown variety are usually present in greater numbers, while … [Read more...]

10 Ideas On Making Your Own Dry Creek Bed

Many wanting to designed dry creek beds often end up with a drainage ditch. In terms of functions and form, they do not perform as a dry creek should perform. Truly, they help in pushing away the … [Read more...]

What Is Bacillus Thuringiensis, How Do You Use It In The Garden?

Bacillus Thuringiensis (Bt) is a very safe and very effective, all-natural pesticide that helps control your caterpillar problem without harming your friendly fauna. In this article, we will share … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Large Tomato Hornworm Caterpillars

Tomato hornworms are a very common caterpillar in North America. They eat a wide variety of popular veggie plants including members of the Hemlock family, such as: Tomato Potato Pepper … [Read more...]

Slow Release Fertilizer: How To Use Them In The Garden

When you compare controlled or slow release fertilizer to other types of commercial fertilizers, you are sure to find that they are very convenient and provide predictable results. Still, you may … [Read more...]

Best Way To Store Christmas Lights!

Once Christmas is over, my wife wastes no time in getting the Christmas tree down, ornaments packed and the lights put away. In fact, our tree is down already! It would have been nice to learn this … [Read more...]

Soluble Salts On Houseplants Still A Problem

When Spring arrives trucks begin moving plants north to local garden centers and nurseries. In about a month we begin to receive a lot of the same questions dealing with plant care and go something … [Read more...]

Personal Protective Equipment For Homeowners

When applying any type of pesticide, weed killer, etc you should always be safe. Safe for the plants, environment and YOU. Here's a quick rundown of the equipment you can use to protect yourself … [Read more...]

Patio Landscaping Starts With A Foundation

Patio landscaping can be redone every year if you like... planting a new container garden, adding new planters are just a few ways to "change the look" every year. How much does landscaping … [Read more...]