Irrigating A Better Way
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Irrigating A Better Way

For years I wanted to grow fruits and veggies in my own yard. Unfortunately, every single time I would plant some seeds, they would fail before they ever took off. It was frustrating, but I simply figured I didn't know enough about gardening to make things work. I was right. After reading a book about garden equipment, I could tell that my irrigation techniques were lacking. Some of my garden wasn't getting enough water, and some of it was getting way too much. This blog is all about watering your garden so that you can maximize your results and improve your supply.

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  • Six Mistakes To Avoid When Laying Out The Design Of Your Security Lights

    29 June 2017

    Strategically placed lighting features around a home can drastically increase security and protect the property and residents. However, you need to put some thought into your lighting system to get back as much as possible from the investment you make in installing it. The following are six mistakes to avoid for the most effective security lighting system around your home: Placing lights too close to the ground It can be tempting to keep security lights low to the ground so that getting at them to maintain them and replace bulbs is easier.

  • Growing Pains: 3 Common Seedling Problems And How To Prevent Them

    17 May 2017

    Starting from seeds is an inexpensive way to grow plants in large numbers. Whether they're vegetables, flowers, or herbs, it's only a matter of planting seeds in the right soil, watering, and letting Mother Nature take over. However, sometimes it's not always so simple and things can go wrong, which is frustrating. Take a look at 3 common problems seedlings encounter, and how you can avoid them. Seeds Never Sprout

  • Outdoor Power Tools

    10 May 2017

    Many homeowners put a lot of work and money into caring for their property. Having the right equipment is essential to taking care of the yard, lawn, or garden. The basics are hand tools like shovels, rakes, and pruning sheers, but for many homeowners, power tools are also key to good maintenance. Let's take a look at three areas of management where power tools or attachments might be needed: lawn care, snow removal, and tree cutting/ trimming.

  • 3 Questions To Ask Before You Invest In A Snowthrower

    19 April 2017

    Along with the winter season comes that snowfall you dread every year, and even though you're no stranger to shoveling snow, this doesn't mean you enjoy the task. The fact of the matter is, shoveling and throwing snow can be a backbreaking task that takes up much of your free time through the snow seasons. You have probably pondered on more than one occasion the idea of investing in a snowthrower.

  • Keep Wildfires At Bay Using Zones In Your Landscaping

    15 December 2015

    If you live in a forested or rural area, wildfires are a real threat to your home and property. But there are ways to reduce the danger of losing out to natural destruction like this. The best defense against fire from the surrounding area is to design your outdoor space and landscaping in a series of zones -- each designed to do something a little different.  Zone 1 -- The Home