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Dusty Miller: Plant Care Tips, Techniques, and More

Have you heard about dusty miller? Getting your hands on this hardy little plant is one of the best things you can do for your garden.If your beds need some serious shaping up, then you should consider planting some dusty to shake things up a bit.Once you do decide to take the plunge, you’ll need to learn everything you can about this wonderful bud. But don’t worry, we’re here...
How to make compost

How to make compost that WORKS

How to make THE BEST compost ever Many people are thinking that compost pits are the best way to make compost. It's not the best way to make compost. There is no point to make a compost using a pit. It will take a very long time, and compost will be not good. It's better to make compost in bins or boxes with access to oxygen. Oxygen is the most...
Best Lawn fertilizers

Buying Guide: How to choose lawn fertilizers 2018

Buying Guide: How to choose lawn fertilizers Using lawn fertilizers is an outstanding lawn care manner. It makes grass color better. Besides grass needs to be recovered from stress, like winter or dry month. If you are using lawn fertilizer, weeds will stay away from your grass and diseases too. How to choose lawn fertilizers? There are few important points to think about when choosing lawn fertilizers. Lawn fertilizer consists of Nitrogen (N),...
Make Basic Potting Soil

Planting Basics: Make Basic Potting Soil

Planting Basics: Make Basic Potting Soil Soil I was chugging along, putting together an article about the basics of planting plants, specifically woody plants, because that's what I've been doing lately, albeit not exactly at the prime time for doing it. Suddenly, I realized Whoa There!...the first thing; the most basic thing about planting anything is what it's being planted in. The soil. So, before we get into planting, let's look...
Homemade Organic Pesticides

Best Homemade Organic Pesticides

Best Homemade Organic Pesticides I think you don't need to be introduced to pesticides. Billions spent using them, billions spent to fight against them, and a billion conversations spent talking about them. Today I will talk about pesticides good brother - organic pesticides. What does "organic" mean? Most people think that organic pesticides are chemical free and totally healthy. But it is not. It does say that pesticides are not manufactured synthetically...
Concrete Shed Base

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need?

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need? If you're planning on building a shed, you may be mapping out the project and you have probably realized by now that you will probably need to clean your yard before starting this project. We recommend quickly getting this done by using a quality backpack leaf blower.  One key consideration should be which foundation to select. If you do choose a concrete shed base,...
Victory Garden

Vegetable Garden: Plant a Victory Garden

Planting a vegetable garden in 1943 was considered an act of patriotism. During World War II Americans were called on to help with the war effort. They conserved metal. They gave up normal things to help with their country win the war. Citizens collected materials, like rubber, silk, aluminum, and glass for recycling into needed weapons, machinery and supplies for the soldiers. Women sewed and knitted gloves, socks, wristbands...

How To Make An Eco-Friendly Backyard

How To Make An Eco-Friendly Backyard Spring is just around the corner and that makes this the perfect time to start planning the new look for your backyard. While you're at it, why not do it in an eco-friendly way and help keep our planet clean and healthy. Go through these tips to ensure you are taking the right steps to give your outdoor area a stunning new look in...
How to Teach a Friend with Down Syndrome Gardening

How to Teach a Friend with Down Syndrome Gardening

Gardening is fun, relaxing, and a great way to spend some time in the great outdoors. For individuals with Down syndrome, not only can gardening be an incredibly therapeutic experience, but it can also enhance their independence and abilities. Here are some effective tips to help teach an individual with Down syndrome how to care for and maintain their own garden. Deciding where you will be planting. The first step seems...
Five Simple Ways to Improve Soil Quality

Five Simple Ways to Improve Soil Quality

Do you have a green thumb? Do you wish you had one so that you can improve your outdoor living space? Having a green thumb is a gift and not all of us have it. But that doesn’t mean you can’t be successful in keeping your plants alive and thriving. Help your plants achieve optimal growth by improving your soil quality. How are you supposed to do that? Simple,...