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Outdoors & Gardening

Water Conservation in the Garden

The rapid global environmental changes that are taking place are causing a more significant number of people to be concerned with the need for...

Choosing a Container for Your Small-Space Garden Planters

Many gardeners, especially those with small lawns or room for a traditional garden, want to use containers. Let's look at what makes a good...

Bee Balm: A Beautiful Perennial Plant for Hummingbirds

Bee Balm plant is a typical North American herb, growing wild primarily in Eastern and Central North America with cultivated varieties growing worldwide. Its...

3 Creative Ways to Decorate Solar Yard Lights

Solar yard lights do not differ much from one style to the next, especially basic plastic varieties. The globes vary a little, but for...

Growing Annual Vinca Flowers [Catharanthus Roseus]

The annual vinca flower, botanically called Catharanthus roseus, is a warm season summer plant. It blooms until fall through heat, drought and pollution whether...

Purple Giant Hyssop: How to Care and Grow [Agastache]

Purple giant hyssop, also known as Agastache Scrophulariifolia, is a late-blooming perennial mint. It is observed that this plant species, which is mostly encountered...

Orange Jubilee Bells: How to Care and Grow for Tecoma

The Orange Jubilee, whose botanical name is Tecoma Alata, is an upright shrub. The orange flowers on it look like bells and are 6...

Algerian Ivy: How to Care and Grow for Hedera Canariensis

Algerian Ivy, also known as Hedera Canariensis, is one of the most preferred plant species thanks to its evergreen structure. It is possible to...

How to Attract Goldfinches and Hummingbirds to Your Garden

My kitchen has a large, south-facing window that looks out into our yard. Three years ago, I removed some overgrown shrubs and debated what...

How to Build a Butterfly Garden in 5 Steps

Adding a butterfly garden to your yard will not only add bright colours it will be a point of beauty that you and your...

Safety 10 Tips When Using The Riding Lawn Mower

The gardens have become one of the living areas where many people relax, grow their crops, and can easily do their hobbies. The lawns...

5 Things You Need to Do to Your Lawnmower

Well, it's that time of year again -- it's time to mow the grass. While it's probably not your favorite thing to do, if...

Five Steps and a Weekend to the Perfect Backyard Pergola

"Pergola" might sound like a weird word, but it's a simple, yet striking outdoor feature that's great for creating a tucked-away space that provides...

How to Remove Bumps and Dips in Your Lawn

When dips, bumps and valleys present themselves in your lawn, you may want to remove them. Many people simply add dirt or scrap it...

Building a Deck? Consider Redwood

Big or small, wide or tall: a redwood deck can be a luxurious addition to your home. It's not only a beautiful species of...

Medicinal Trees: Discover the Beneficial Properties

There are many trees with medicinal properties and these medicinal trees have been used since the beginning of time to heal us, shelter us,...

How to Transplant a Rose Bush

Like pruning, transplanting roses is a task best done in late winter or early spring. You'll want to be able to dig down in...

Coleus Plant: The Ultimate Guide to Growing Coleus

The coleus plant is one of the best plants to grow indoors or outdoors because of its beautiful and vibrant look. The coleus plant...

How to Set Fence Posts in Concrete

Learning how to set fence posts is the first step in building a sturdy fence that will stand for many years. While there are...

How to Fix a Cracked Slate Walkway

Slate walkways are a beautiful alternative traditional concrete paths. However weather and accidents can both cause damage over time, creating a slate walkway with...