Weed Killer 101: How to Prevent Weeds from Taking Over Your Lawn

Weeds are the most annoying thing when it comes to taking care of a lawn. It can make your yard look messy and neglected and it can disturb grass and other plants from growing well too. Have you tried to remove them, but it’s grown back again? Well, that can happen because you didn’t remove it fully and you have […]

Hiring a Landscape Professional

Are you in the market for a landscaper? Knowing what to look for will help you get the most for your money and the results that you desire. Many homeowners who landscape their properties spend an average of 10 percent of the value of their house on landscaping. This includes not only the plants and statuary, but the design, installation, […]

What are Shrubs

A shrub may be defined as a perennial woody plant, branching naturally from its base without a defined leader (a single main shoot), and not normally exceeding 10m (30ft) high. Shrubs may be deciduous or evergreen and range from plants no more than 3-5cm (1-2in) high, such as some heaths and creeping willows, to huge rhododendrons. Some woody plants may […]

Different ways to provide Irrigation to crops or gardens

Watering a garden This is a term that describes the method by which water is applied to crops. As watering is one of the most important garden operations, it is essential that the most efficient system be used. Such has been the progress with modern equipment that there is a large number of different types of water appliances on the […]

What is Celeriac

Celeriac This is a variety of celery forming a swollen root which may be used and eaten raw in salads, or cooked for soups and flavoring. The stem can be cooked in the same way as seakale and, unlike celery, it stores well. It grows on the flat and as it requires no trench it is becoming more popular, since […]

How to grow corn from seed

Sweet Corn Zea mays rugosa is known as sweet corn. This cereal is a native of America and is boiled as a vegetable. The John Innes hybrid varieties remain popular, but `Kelvedon Glory’ is a newer introduction of merit. In the south, seeds may be sown out of doors in May. Choose a sunny position and in areas exposed to […]

5 Ways To Maintain The Trees In Your Backyard

Trees are some of the most important aspects of nature and the environment. Trees improve the home ecosystem as they act as source of fresh air. They also add aesthetic value to your home. To continue enjoying these benefits, you should conduct regular maintenance geared to keeping your trees healthy and aesthetically pleasing. Failure to prune trees can lead to […]

Is It Safe to Use Diatomaceous Earth in Your Garden?

Gardening is not only a stress-reducing hobby but can free you from purchasing overpriced store-bought vegetables like tomatoes and spinach. Not to mention, gardening keeps your property looking beautiful, especially when your planted flowers start to bloom. However, like everything in life, there are some hurdles you’ll need to clear to achieve the fruit and vegetable-bearing garden of your dreams. […]

Knowing what type of Lawn Grass Seed to use

Grass seed for lawns Of the 150-160 grass species found in England, but only about six are used for lawns. Proprietary lawn seed mixtures consist of the merchant’s special mixes of some or all of these seeds and are sold according to the type of lawn required and, of course, price. In purchasing proprietary seed mixtures it is important to […]

How to prune trees and shrubs

Pruning ornamentals Ornamental shrubs and trees by no means all require pruning; certainly not regularly. A number profit from it, however, even though they may survive without it. Pruning ornamentals is simply a matter of assisting them to appear at their best. Whether to prune or not to prune depends to a great extent on the nature, performance and growth […]