Rooting Hormone: How To Use Rootone For More Plants From Cuttings

Nurserymen and plant propagation specialist have long used the rootone rooting hormone as a "secret weapon" in rooting cuttings. When rooting cuttings, the famous "one dip" Rootone powder rooting … [Read more...]

How To Select, Use & Maintain Garden Loppers, Pruners, Saws & Shears

One thing is certain when you have a yard, eventually you will need a pruner of some sort to clear away overgrown and/or damaged branches. Without the right kind of equipment, this becomes an … [Read more...]

5+ Uses For Coffee Filters In The Garden

Coffee, we love our cup in the morning. Coffee grounds are also great for the garden used in composting, increasing the color of rose blooms and carrot yields. But what about using coffee filters in … [Read more...]

Garden Shoes: How To Protect Your Feet In The Garden!

This may sound like a dumb question but... Why wear garden shoes? The fact is, your old pair of sneakers has no business mucking around in the garden. There are different types of gardening … [Read more...]

Garden Gloves – How To Protect Your Hands In The Garden

Do you wear garden gloves when working outdoors? Face it... working in a garden involves working with rocks, dust, dirt and thorns from the plants. All of these items can cause injuries and … [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...]

Pesticide Sprayer – Basic Principles of Spray Safety

Understanding the basics of pesticide sprayers and application helps to ensure the user and those coming in contact with the applicator and items the chemical was applied to will be safe. For many … [Read more...]

Prescription Safety Glasses

Question: My husband wears goofy looking safety glasses over his regular glasses when using the leaf blower, weed-eater and mower. I've been thinking about getting him a pair of prescription safety … [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...]

Choosing Gas Powered Leaf Blowers

Question: I'm looking to purchase a gas powered leaf blower. I have about 1/4 acre home but with lots of trees. Which gas powered blowers would work best for me - handheld, backpack or perhaps … [Read more...]