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.
27 February 2018
Do you have lawn space with dead grass that you want to do something different with? What if you could turn the lawn into lush, green vegetable gardens that give you something back in return. Transforming an urban lawn into something that looks more like a productive farm than a desert may be easier than you think. Here are some ideas to help you take your dead turf and transform it into a productive vegetable garden:
11 July 2017
If you're the kind of person who prides yourself on having a nice yard, you know how difficult if can be to achieve it. Maintaining a yard that is lush and green all year round can be quite the tedious task, especially if you have a busy career or a family to care for. A large part of keeping your lawn looking good lies in watering it, which you might currently do by using a manual hose.
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.
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
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.