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...]

Tips On Buying A Home Fertilizer Spreader

Summary: Fertilizer spreaders make the application of spreading lawn fertilizer much easier, faster and uniform - uniformity is vital. There are four basic types of fertilizer applicators/spreaders, … [Read more...]

When To Apply A Pesticide Spray: Controlling Pests In The Garden

Before applying a pesticide spray to control those garden pests - STOP! Few gardeners realize the close connection between temperatures and the appearance of garden pests. It would seem that Mother … [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...]

Ground Cover Plants

Ground cover plants are low-growing ornamental plants that spread naturally over the ground in places where it is not practical to grow turf. Ground covers are usually either perennial or woody … [Read more...]

Lawn Fertilization: How To Feed And Fertilize Like A Lawn Care Ninja

Lawn fertilization that's a big topic and a major part of lawn care! If you want a healthy green lawn the grass will need fertizer. You'll find all kinds of lawn fertilizers on the market: … [Read more...]