When Should A Pesticide Be Applied To Control A Pest?

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...]

How To Control Leaf Miners

When leaf miners attack your plants, they cause a dramatically dreadful appearance. Even worse, they can cause very serious damage. This is why it's very important to take steps immediately to get … [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...]

What Is NPK In Fertilizer and What Else Is In The Bag?

When the home gardener opens a bag of fertilizer for their lawn or landscaping plants he may see pink, blue, yellow, white or gray-colored, crumbly material. Ever wondered what makes up all those … [Read more...]