Tomatoes are a great plant to include in your home garden because they are relatively easy to grow, they produce a lot of fruit, and fresh tomatoes are delicious. If you want successful tomato plants, there are a few things you really need to know, such as how often you should be watering tomatoes for healthy growth.
How often do tomatoes need to be watered? This is what I want to talk to you about, so that you will be prepared to grow your own plants and have a thriving garden!Continue reading
Gardening in colder climates takes more patience than regular seasonal gardening. For those in zones 1-5, there aren’t as many options available for the garden. Your cold climate garden will only accept hardier plants that can survive frigid temperatures throughout the year.
For this reason, adding any color to your garden can be difficult. However, there are a few options that work well to distinguish your cold climate garden from others around the area.Continue reading
Bed bugs are a huge nuisance anywhere they show up. The problem with these little critters is that they like to live in hard to reach places, such as in seams and crevices of upholstered seating. You may have thought that bed bugs only stay in houses around mattresses and other similar places, but they can actually appear anywhere. I want to talk about how to get rid of bed bugs in a car.Continue reading
Caring for a Bonsai tree sounds a lot more complicated than it really is. Just like any other potted plant, you simply have to pay attention to light placement, watering, maintenance, and fertilizing to have a happy and successful Bonsai tree. The biggest addition to this basic list is the aesthetic treatments many people do for Bonsai trees, which is something unique to these plants. If you don’t know how to take care of a Bonsai tree, then this guide is for you.Continue reading
Weeding probably isn’t anyone’s favorite part of gardening, but it does have to get done. The problem with weeding is when you use your hands you can get a very sore back and hands. But, most of your regular gardening tools won’t really accomplish the same job, so what is the alternative?
There are a lot of weed removal tools available, but are they any good? I wanted to take some time and talk about these tools to help you choose the best weed removal tool for your garden. Then, you can take a look at some of the tool that I think could be a good asset for you in your own yard.Continue reading
Brush cutters are the heavy-duty version of weed eaters. These machines use a blade at the end of a long motorized shaft to clear away thick undergrowth and brush, rather than just cutting weeds and grass. If you have thick brush in your yard, a brush cutter is the only thing to do the trick, not a weed eater. But, how can you decide which brush cutter to get?
There are many different types of brush cutters and a lot of factors to consider. So, what’s the best option for you? I want to go over some of the most important things to look at and how you should decide on the best brush cutter for your needs.Continue reading
Whether your garden is being torn apart by red ants or your yard is infested with them, the question is always the same. How do you kill red ants? These particular ants are not the same as the smaller black ants that are common in much of the US. Red ants, also called fire ants, come in two different types that are usually found living in the warmer Southern states.Continue reading
When you’re taking care of your lawn and garden there are many different things you have to consider doing in different seasons. For your lawn, one of those things is scarifying. So, what is scarifying and how does it work? Who needs to scarify their yard?Continue reading