Category Archives for "Gardening"
What is natural lawn care? Essentially, caring for your lawn naturally means you don’t use synthetic chemicals such as fertilizers and pesticides on your lawn. It means you do use natural fertilizers and organic means of dealing with pests. Natural lawn care can apply to a few methods or you can go “all the way” […]Continue reading
It’s not unusual for children to become enamored with wild animals. They want to touch or hold them when they see them, but as parents we know that’s not a good idea. However, you can encourage their love of birds by teaching them how to make a birdhouse with twigs. Let them hang it near […]Continue reading
Having a yard that is friendly to wildlife does involve certain techniques and approaches to lawn care, some of them unconventional. The perfectly-groomed, square-cornered lawn with the carpet-like grass that never gets above 2 inches tall is not, unfortunately, the ideal environment for wildlife. So you may need to re-think things a bit to make […]Continue reading
Water is a precious resource. All living things need it, and in the summer it can become scarce. Gardens can use up a lot of water in the heat, especially if you’re growing fruits and vegetables. Here are some ideas on how you can save water in your garden this summer. Rain Barrel If you […]Continue reading
Summer is a season of maintenance. The grass is up, things are green, and there are no leaves to rake yet. So it’s a time for keeping things looking good and enjoying your lawn. Here are some tips for caring for your lawn during the summer. Not Too Short It is not recommended that you […]Continue reading