Front Yard Makeovers Before and After

Front Yard Makeovers Before and After

Landscape Design Makeover A beautiful landscape design is an essential part to any front yard makeover that is needed.  A variety of options to choose from and how to conform to your unique landscape takes a little bit science, art, and personal taste.  When designing a front yard makeover, you should try to make it a space where people will stop and enjoy themselves. It […]

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Dwarf Trees For Landscaping

Dwarf Trees For Landscaping

We live a small, small, small world. Its seems now a days that larger or bigger trees do not have the same appeal they once had.  It seems with land prices going up and property sizes shrinking, thus creating a landscaping trend to work in a smaller area. The solution to for smaller landscapes?  Using dwarf trees for landscaping is practical and easy to do. […]

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How To Fix a Flower Bed Full Of Weeds

How To Fix a Flower Bed Full Of Weeds

Methods To Fixing A Weed Problem How to fix a flower bed full of weeds in your garden?  You can spend the first few weeks of tearing up weeds, however the chore soon wears thin. Don’t get too worked up about. A few simple strategies and your garden will be weed free.  Armed with a better understanding of weeds and the methods listed here, you […]

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How To Cure Root Rot

How To Cure Root Rot

What Is Root Rot? Root rot is a condition found in both indoor and outdoor plants, although more common in indoor plants with poor drainage. As the name states, the roots of the plant rot. Usually, this is a result of over watering. In houseplants, it is a very common problem, and is slightly less common in outdoor plants.  Root rot if left untreated, will […]

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How to Get Rid of Weeds in Flower Beds

How to Get Rid of Weeds in Flower Beds

There are Two Types of Weeds. The first type produces large quantities of seeds, however these weeds are easy to pull or hoe, but new ones keep appearing. The second type is harder to kill, often because these weeds have persistent underground roots or other parts that can sprout into new plants. And then you have the dandelion, which combines the traits of both types. When weeding, […]

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How to Prune Ornamental Grasses

How to Prune Ornamental Grasses

Pruning Ornamental Grasses Ornamental grasses add texture, color and interest to the garden landscape. Pruning ornamental grasses provide year round beauty, with delicate green shoots in spring, mature foliage and flowers or seed heads in summer, muted colors in the fall as well as frosted spikes in the winter. Many varieties of ornamental grasses are drought resistant. Grasses are easy to care for, requiring little maintenance beyond […]

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Installing Plastic Landscape Edging

It is as Simple as a Line For landscaping it is import to know that well-defined clean, smooth lines provides a finished look and a sense of clarity to an area. In gardening, landscape edging provides a razor-sharp edge serves as a guide a well planned garden bed. Such meticulous attention to detail doesn’t require a lot of work.  Want to see some cool edging ideas? Method […]

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Growing Zinnias in Your Summer Garden

Growing Zinnias in Your Summer Garden

Zinnia marylandica, Zinnia hybrida, and Zinnia elegans In summer, gardening requires plants with three key qualities: low maintenance heat, drought tolerance, and brilliant color, the brighter the better. Zinnias works for all three and more. They’re one of the best flowers that smart gardeners can put to work in their gardens. Zinnias are also a Texas Superstar Plant. If there’s an easier flower to grow, […]

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