Wetting Agents: How to Use Surfactants In The Yard & Garden

If you're new to gardening, you may not know of wetting agents (a.k.a.: spreader stickers or surfactants). If so, you may find yourself pleasantly surprised to know just how much energy, time and … [Read more...]

What Is Good Garden Loam?

When soil requirements are specified for various kinds of gardening needs, reference is frequently made to "good soil," "ordinary garden loam," “good garden soil," or "good garden loam." For … [Read more...]

Pruning Ficus Trees: When And How

Ficus trees have a tendency to freak people out... It seems like as soon as the tree comes home, leaves start dropping. The last thing a Ficus tree owner was to think about is pruning. There are … [Read more...]

12 Companion Plants To Grow With Your Tomatoes

Some people believe in tomato companion plants and others think it is some old wives tale. Growing friendly plants together is said to help growth, produce more flavor and protect plants from … [Read more...]

Tips On Applying Liquid Lawn Fertilizer

Summary: Applying liquid lawn fertilizer can assist in building stronger grass and a better lawn. However, as easy as using liquid fertilizer is and the quick results it can produce, it is important … [Read more...]

6 Awesome Patio Floor Ideas [Flooring Options]

Is your backyard patio floor looking dull, boring, and lacking impact? In need of some great ideas to catapult your outdoor space into another world? But wonder if you can DIY or need to call the … [Read more...]

How To Care and Grow Beautiful Lilac Trees And Bushes

The lilac tree (Syringa vulgaris) produces one of the most universally popular and beloved flowers. I've never met anyone who dislikes lilacs. For many, these beautiful and fragrant flowers bring … [Read more...]

Which Rubbermaid Garden Shed Is Right for You?

If you enjoy the outdoor life and need storage in your yard or outdoor garden, a shed is a good choice. There are many options to choose from when it comes to materials. However, when you compare … [Read more...]

Growing Peperomia Plants: Care, Propagation, Pest and Disease

The world of peperomia comes in many varieties. Some you'll find down at the local garden center in the house plant section. Others are strictly for hobby collectors. Peperomias have … [Read more...]

Firecracker Vine: How To Care And Grow The Ipomoea Lobata

Growing the firecracker vine (Ipomoea lobata) makes a relatively easy task. The plant does require quite a bit of attention when grown indoors and as such, you need to stay on your toes. Growing … [Read more...]