Ever since the late 1990’s, bees have been disappearing at alarming rates, but you probably knew that. It’s all over the news! But did you know, bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food, and without them we won’t last long; Albert Einstein predicted that...
As bee populations across the world face an uncertain future, more and more home gardeners are wondering what they can do to help out their local pollinators. Let’s be honest: not everyone has the means, equipment, or temperament to become backyard beekeepers. However, creating and maintaining a bee-friendly garden...
Fire ants aren’t just annoying. Anybody who has stepped on a fire ant mount by mistake will tell you that there is nothing more painful than a fire ant’s sting. If you have ever tried to get rid of fire ants, you will know that this is no easy...
When setting up a fish tank one of the key considerations is all of the systems to help keep the tank clean and the water quality at a premium level to keep the fish happy and healthy. There are many systems available. From filtration systems to choosing fish and other...
Starting a Hive? Consider These Tips for Easy Home Beekeeping There’s an old saying that says “if you ask 100 beekeepers the same question you will get 101 different answers.” Beekeeping is a wonderfully rewarding hobby that takes time and experience to really get down to a science. Aside from...
4 Essential Tips for Pest-Free Backyard Furniture Everybody wants to make the most of their outside space. Well, almost everybody. If you’re one of the ones who don’t, this article probably isn’t for you. If you’re one of the majority, it most certainly is. So, you’ve decided that the cheap...
A DIY Backyard Pollinator Garden Historically, beekeeping has been related most times to farm settings, but in recent times beekeeping has moved in a more urban and modern direction. These days, being a beekeeper doesn’t have to be a lifestyle, it can be easily fit into your life, right in...
How to get rid of mosquitoes in your yard: How to Irradicate Deadly Blood-Suckers and Their Eggs Gardening can lose much of its appeal when pesky mosquitoes hover nearby. Before resorting to commercial bug repellents, try incorporating one of these plants into the landscape. Not only are they attractive to...
No matter how small a fly may look, the level of damage it could create for your health is worrisome. Flies are dangerous as they are the vector of many dreadful diseases. They could breed anywhere easily which is the reason why they are so prevalent. Once they infest...
Obtaining a lush green lawn is the goal of many homeowners, but isn’t something that is always easy to achieve. It can seem as though you are constantly fighting the elements such as getting enough sun, not getting enough sun, keeping it cut at the best length, controlling weeds,...