Landscaping

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Creative New Ways to Use a Broken Birdbath

Like most other outdoor items, a birdbath does not last forever. Plastic varieties eventually become brittle and break, and clay and concrete...

Large Glazed Pots in a Landscape Bed

Vibrant glazed pots are absolutely beautiful. Some are solid in color, and others are a combination of a few different hues that...

How to Control Mosquitoes Naturally

Mosquitoes have been pestering animals for thousands of years, sucking their blood and causing those itchy, unpleasant little welts. To control mosquitoes,...

5 Common Types of Mulch Fungus

Since mulch will decompose over time, it will likely attract fungi because it is a natural part of the decomposing process. There...

5 Tips to Control Mulch Fungus

Fungi help mulch decompose faster. However, mulch fungus can be an ugly sight in your yard so you may want to get...

10 Daylily Varieties for Your Garden

Daylilies are one of the most popular perennial plants for the garden. Easy to grow and relatively hardy, they come in a...

The Easiest Annual Flowers to Grow from Seed

As far as annuals go many gardeners simply head to the nursery in spring, buy their four packs of petunias, marigolds, impatiens,...

5 Beautiful Blue Flowers

When people are asked which color is their favorite, a great number of people chose blue as the color they like most...

How to Plant Oriental Poppy Seeds

The best way to start an Oriental poppy garden in your landscape is to start them from seed. They grow to a...

The Top 6 Drought-Tolerant Plants

Drought tolerant plants are those that do not require as much water as conventional plantings. They will easily survive long periods without...

How to Use the Flowering Quince Fruit

One of my favorite old fashioned shrubs is the flowering quince, which belongs to the genus Chaenomeles. This beautiful shrub is native...

Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles) Plant Profile

A very intriguing plant is flowering quince. You're not likely to find it in any landscaping, yet it's a favorite among many...

Lantana Plants: Best Flower for Florida Gardens

As a favorite plant of South Florida gardeners, lantana's vibrantly colored blooms can be seen adorning Florida landscapes, even through the...