Are you ready for winter? Here are seven steps that may help you catch one or two things you forgot to do last month. Step 1: Empty the gas from your lawn mower, garden equipment and gas cans. Wintertime condensation will insure engine troubles in the spring if gas is left sitting through the winter….


November is the time to winterize your lawn for a healthy spring time growing season. Step 1: Pick up fallen branches, lawn clutter and anything else that may cause a dead spot in the lawn if left out over the winter. Step 2: Rake up the leaves. Better yet, if the leaves on the lawn…


Mole Problems: How to Control Moles benefit our lawns by eating root destroying insects such as grubs and their tunnels aerate our soil. Unfortunately, these same tunnels can make yards very unsightly. There are several steps you can take to decrease or eliminate mole activity in your yard. Step 1: Reduce the amount you water…


Making a professional looking mulch bed is easy with a shovel and a relatively strong back. Step 1: Plot the course. Lay out a long garden hose or use a can spray paint to outline the edges of the new mulch bed. Keep in mind that when it comes to gardening, curves are more natural…


Installing a drip irrigation or micro watering system is an easy way to save water as well as time, while improving the overall health of your plants. Step 1: Lay out a plan. It is best to start small and add to your irrigation system as time and money allow. Choose a few plants in…


Spring into Reseeding for a Better Lawn Spring is the perfect time to reseed those shady areas of your lawn and although fall is the preferred time for over all reseeding, over-seeding your existing lawn in the spring is a good alternative. Step 1: Avoid pre-emergent. Crabgrass preventer is a pre-emergent. It will stop any…