Need Easy Access To Your Garden Tools? Use This Rake Trick

If gardening is an activity that you love, you might spend hours pruning, picking, planting, watering and everything else that cultivating a spectacular garden entails. You might also find yourself going back and forth to the garage or shed to grab the tools you need to tackle the task. But if you use this guide to turn an old rake into a garden tool hanger, you can have everything readily available, so you can spend more time taking care of your plants. Read More 

Bee-Utiful Ideas For Creating A Pollinator Garden

Bees make the world go 'round.  In fact, bees are responsible for 80 percent of the pollination in the world.  Furthermore, honey bees pollinate 1/3 of all fruits and vegetables.  Without bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds, supermarkets would have a much smaller produce section.  If you want to help encourage pollination and healthy food production, you can start a pollinator garden in your own backyard.   Read More 

How To Improve The Drainage Around Your Home By Installing A Trench

Poor drainage around your foundation can cause serious property damage.  If water is pooling around the edges of the house or you see constantly boggy areas, it's important to deflect the water away from the house so that it can safely drain without flooding and damaging your home.  Here is how to improve the drainage around your home by installing a trench. Materials Needed Gravel Shovel Perforated drainage pipe Topsoil Landscaping fabric material Rake Grass seed or sod Installation Process Read More 

Landscaping Troubles: Dealing With Drainage Issues

If your landscape is not designed with an effective drainage system, you could find yourself dealing with puddles in the middle of your lawn, drowning plants, and even water backing up into your home. Thankfully, while there problems may appear severe, they can often be fixed relatively easily. Below you will learn more about a few of the most common landscape draining issues and what can be done to repair them. Read More 

Four Things You May Want To Consider For Replanting Trees After Storm Damage Removal

In many areas of the country, extreme weather can cause extensive damage to property. Sometimes, storms can cause trees to fall and need removal. If you have had valuable old trees around your home, you may want to replant new trees in their place. This is something that can take time and careful planning. There is also the option of planting well-established trees, growing from seeds or using saplings to replant your trees. Read More