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A Step-by-Step Guide to Planting a Vegetable Garden

Planting a vegetable garden should not be an intimidating process. Following these steps will help guide you through the process, and help you plant the vegetable garden you’ve always wanted! 1. Choose the right location If you are a beginner, start small. Choose a...

10 Flowers to Create a Colorful Landscape

Adding color to your landscape design can be accomplished with a variety of vibrant flowers. Planting any of these 10 flower varieties in your garden will make for an eye-catching and colorful landscape.  1.   Zinnias Zinnias can provide a lovely burst...

7 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds & Stop Their Spread

Weeds are quite literally unwanted plants. These unwanted weeds can damage the root systems of plants, and the aesthetic appearance of your garden. Here are 7 easy ways to get rid of weeds and stop their spread. 1. Manually Pull Them Out The most obvious solution is...

8 Essential Spring Garden Tools

Having the right tools for your garden this spring will help your gardening work go smoothly and make it more fun! Don’t be overwhelmed by all the gardening tool choices out there. In order to have a beautiful garden this spring, simply stick with the basics. These 8...

Prepare For Lawn Care Season

Lawn care season is fast approaching. Before it arrives, there are some simple steps you can take to prepare for lawn care season and set yourself up for success. Clean Up After the winter months, it is common to find debris scattered across the yard. Stray branches,...

The Importance of Early Spring Mulching

When considering the best time of year to mulch, most gardening professionals agree that early spring provides the ideal conditions for mulching. Early spring mulching is also recommended because mulching too early or too late can cause a host of problems. Mulching...

How to Prepare Your Lawn for Ice and Snow

It’s February, and the snow has already blanketed the country, and maybe you didn’t get your lawn as ready for the winter months as it should have been. Well, we’re here to give you some tips on how to prepare your lawn for ice and snow so that as we tip-toe closer to...

What Is the Difference Between Softscaping and Hardscaping?

Have you ever walked by a yard and felt you were walking past an overgrown jungle? Maybe you’ve even seen a yard so cluttered that it made you wonder how people easily moved around? Unless these impressions are intentional, it’s most likely that the landscaping needs...

5 Essential Tips to Take Care of Your Lawn This Winter

Lawns need a lot of care, from seeding and mowing to weeding and raking, and more. You might think that your lawn doesn’t need the same level of care during the winter as it does in the summer, and that’s true—to an extent. In most areas, lawns enter into a dormant...

6 Simple Ways to Beautify Your Winter Landscape

Of all the seasons in the year, winter is probably the one with the least vibrant color palette, especially after the striking colors of fall. But don’t despair—with some creative landscaping ideas, your winter landscape can still be bright, beautiful, and stunning....