New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

  • Answers To Your Questions About Landscaping Mulch

    Mulch can be one of your best allies in your yard's flower and shrubbery beds if it is used regularly and correctly. Mulch can result in fewer weeds, better moisture management, and a nicer-looking landscape. The following can help answer some of your questions about mulch use and application. Can mulch be laid over weeds? Although you can lay mulch over weeds, the hardiest ones will survive and grow through the mulch.

  • Are You Adding Interest To Your Front Yard Landscape?

    Even though fall is here and winter isn't far away, maybe you are already planning what you will do to add interest to your front yard landscape. Do you have a firm plan in mind for what you are going to do? If so, then you needn't read any further. However, maybe you are still looking for ideas that will give your landscape a unique look. If so, from arranging for masonry services to adding other elements of design to your landscape, here are some ideas that might help you.

  • 3 Ways You Can Use Compost On Your Property To Enhance Comfort, Convenience, And Curb Appeal

    If you haven't started using compost in your yard, now is as good of a time as any to consider doing so. Here are just a few ways you can use compost on your property: Feed Your Plants and Trees Compost is full of nutrients that will help your flowers, foliage, trees, and even your grass grow healthier and stronger throughout the year. It will help retain water near your plants and trees so you don't have to water them as often or worry about the sun drying the soil up too much during the day.

  • Tree Trimming Tips To Prevent Disease

    Trimming your trees properly is key to keeping them healthy and looking good. Unfortunately, pruning sometimes hurts trees because plant diseases get spread around in the process. The following tips can help you prune without making your trees sick. Tip #1: Keep your tools clean Shears and pruning saws can be major vectors of disease. If you trim a tree that is infected with a bark fungus, for example, and then use those same shears to trim another tree, the fungus can get into the second tree via the pruning wound.

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New Gardener? Choose Your Flowers Carefully

As a child and teenager, I watched my mother garden, although I wasn't interested in it at the time. I later learned that I had missed out on learning the craft because before I planted my first garden, I thought it would be so easy! Once I finally had a yard of my own, I was eager to plant some beautiful flowers in the yard and do other landscaping work. Unfortunately, I learned a hard lesson and none of things I planted survived more than a few weeks, even though I watered them daily. I gave my mother a call and asked her what could have gone wrong, and I learned that plants have to be chosen carefully. Check out this blog to learn more landscaping plant tips.