Tag: Gardening

Posted on 08/18/2022
Rain gardens: Design ideas & more
When it comes to rain gardens, design matters for more than just aesthetics. Rain gardens are meant to serve an important purpose in capturing rainwater runoff, and both the plants and structure of the garden determine its effectiveness. To help you learn more about rain gardens, here are some key benefits and design elements to know: Why are...
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Posted on 08/04/2022
Why You Should Consider an Attached Greenhouse
Pergolas and covered patios are wonderful during the warmer parts of the year. While humans can bundle up and build a fire, even a covered outdoor space cannot protect your garden from harsh winter temperatures. If you're interested in finding ways to keep growing your veggies, flowers and other plants all year long, consider building a lean-to greenhouse....
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Posted on 06/16/2022
Plant Care Hacks for Happier Houseplants
Even the most seasoned gardeners and houseplant lovers learn new things. While we might thoroughly understand the basics of plant care, every plant is different. It can get overwhelming trying to keep track of each plant’s specific needs, but luckily there are some tricks for making your life easier in caring for them. Here are some of the...
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Posted on 05/05/2022
DIY drainage solutions for yard drainage problems
If your yard is plagued with puddles and soggy spots, it might be time to consider drainage solutions. For yard drainage, there are plenty of DIY options you can handle without spending a fortune. Once you understand the causes of your drainage issues, you can find the best approach for improving a swamp situation. Here is a basic...
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Posted on 04/21/2022
Home Maintenance: Tips for Every Season
Maintaining your home should be a priority, but it can be overwhelming to fit in all of those routine maintenance projects along with the rest of your commitments. Fortunately, it's very easy to come up with a maintenance schedule based on the seasons. If you follow this schedule, you will always stay on track with your preventative maintenance,...
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Posted on 03/24/2022
Grow Your Own Vegetables in Any Hardiness Zone
Using the map of USDA Hardiness Zones is incredibly helpful in planning a garden. Knowing your zone means knowing what plants are recommended for growing in your area and which ones might not survive. However, no matter what zone you live in, it’s possible to grow your own fruits, vegetables and herbs indoors. Here are some tips for...
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