NATURAL MOSQUITO REPELLENT

NATURAL MOSQUITO REPELLENT

These things are perfect for summer cookouts where you need to keep insects away from a large group of people. Next time, skip the bug spray and light a candle that’ll keep the bugs at bay while making the party smell great in the process. Check out the images...
GARDENING IN THE MONTH OF MAY

GARDENING IN THE MONTH OF MAY

The month of May is a time when the weather can either turn your garden into an Eden, or a wasteland. Be aware of the weather forecasts, trends and warnings. It’s still not too late to fertilize your trees and shrubs. Use a Rhododendron or Evergreen type of...
How To Keep Your Lawn Beautiful

How To Keep Your Lawn Beautiful

At long last, spring has arrived! (or has it?) As you look out upon your garden, does the nagging question of “where do I even begin” sound familiar? There is so much to do in every corner of the yard this month that it is difficult to know where to start....
SUMMER GARDENING TIPS

SUMMER GARDENING TIPS

Now summer is here and the temperature is rising high. We have to make sure our gardens and plants are well protected. Here are some great tips to get you started: KEEP YOUR POTS COOL Potted plants, especially those in terracotta pots, are vulnerable to overheating....
KEEP YOUR CONTAINER PLANTS NOURISHED

KEEP YOUR CONTAINER PLANTS NOURISHED

Looking for a recipe to keep your potted plants well fed and growing strong all season long, indoors or out. Here’s how to make it: In a gallon milk jug, mix 1 tablespoon of 15-30-13 fertilizer, 1/4 teaspoon of instant tea granules and 1/2 teaspoon each of corn...
HOW TO GET RID OF THAT STUBBORN POWDERY MILDEW

HOW TO GET RID OF THAT STUBBORN POWDERY MILDEW

Powdery mildew thrives in temperatures between 60 and 80 degrees. Dry, shady conditions are ideal, as are areas with poor air circulation. Planting disease resistant cultivars and making sure you allow for good air flow are two ways to guard against powdery mildew....