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...]

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...]

Pesticide Labels – Learn The Chemical Label Language

The proper use of any pesticide starts with understanding the content of the label. Homeowners may want to consider an effective non-toxic natural pesticide as an alternative for controlling … [Read more...]

Spraying Equipment For The Homeowner

Spraying for liquid application and dusting (old school) for dry application are two common methods of applying insecticides and fungicides. The majority of pest control products are available in … [Read more...]

Tips For Selecting Power Garden Equipment

Lasting satisfaction in the selection of a power garden tool depends upon a great many factors, one of the most important being the use to which you wish to put the power tool in action. Such an … [Read more...]

Mower Safety – Makes The Job Fun

Lawn mowing season also seems to be the season for accidents caused while operating power lawn mowers. During the entire summer, we read story after story about someone losing a toe, a foot, a finger … [Read more...]

Growing The Tuberous Begonia

In the East, tuberous rooted begonias are grown successfully in many locations, some perfect, others makeshift. In Massachusetts, our potted begonias with saucer-size blossoms of strong, pure color, … [Read more...]

Care Of Tuberous Begonias – Question And Answers

Summary: The tuberous begonia is a popular flowering potted plant. As with all things growing questions arise. Below are some questions and answers from readers on the growing and care of the tuberous … [Read more...]

Spring Lawns – Waking Old and Building New Lawns

When waking old lawns after the winter season, unless the seed has been sown earlier on frozen ground or a light snow, all leaves, twigs and other debris should first be raked off. Provided there … [Read more...]

A Look Ahead Into Tomorrow… Plants And Artificial Lights

Research work and experimentation is developing a rapidly increasing amount of new knowledge and new methods which may revolutionize the art of growing plants. There has been considerable publicity … [Read more...]