how to apply diatomaceous earth

How to Apply Diatomaceous Earth – Indoors and Outdoors

What a lovely word - “diatomaceous”. It’s one of those words that roll off the tongue once you know how to pronounce it. But what the heck is it? Diatomaceous earth (DE) is a naturally-occurring silica compound made from the fossilized, skeletal remains of diatoms - minuscule aquatic organisms. Oh....I can ...
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how to care for succulents

How to Care for Succulents – How To Grow Succulents Indoors and Outdoors

In today's changing climate, many people are choosing succulents as the plant of choice for their gardens - both indoor and outdoor. And why wouldn't you? They have a natural resistance to the ever increasing temperatures and drought and excess rain doesn't really worry them too much. Of course, it ...
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worx aerocart review

The Worx Aerocart Review – Should You Buy It?

Have you seen the Worx Aerocart infomercial on TV recently? It is likely that, as with any infomercial, you are wondering if the Aerocart is actually any good or if it is just a Scam. In this article we take an in-depth look this 8-in1 wheelbarrow so you can make an ...
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natural ways to keep pests away

6 Natural Ways To Keep Pests Out Of Your Home And Garden

The increasing innovations in the creation of synthetic herbicides, pesticides and insecticides have made people realize just how unhealthy these products are for humans, animals and the environment. Spraying chemicals to get rid of weeds and pests won’t just cause health risks; they are also ineffective most of the time ...
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best garden hose

The Best Garden Hose – A Professional Gardner’s Picks

Have you ever watered the lawn and the flow has stubbornly stopped? Have you discovered that, over time, that the once-faithful gush has reduced to a pathetic dribble? Perhaps your hose kinks or more water leaks out of the faucet attachment than out of the spray nozzle? It’s time to ...
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yates weed n feed review

Yates Weed and Feed Hose On Review – Weeds Be Gone!

Springtime in Melbourne, Australia...and everything in the garden is growing like crazy. The grass is growing like mad, and unfortunately so are the weeds in the lawn. Now I admit that it is my own fault. I have neglected the lawn for far to long now and this spring the ...
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how to treat lawn rust

How To Identify And Treat Lawn Rust (Fungus On Grass)

Do you have orange grass? Does your lawn look like it has a disease? Maybe it seems to be coated with orange-red or yellowish dust? Well it is likely that you have lawn rust, which is a type of lawn fungus. But don't panic just yet... it is quite treatable ...
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soil ph meter

The Complete Soil PH Meter Guide – Which Type is Most Accurate?

What Is a Soil PH Meter? How Accurate Are They? And which type is the best suited for your required usage? These are all questions that will probably cross your mind the first time you come across these handy gadgets. An essential tool for any serious gardener, using a soil ...
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Residential Landscape Lighting - Transform Your Yard Into A Beautiful Space For Entertaining

Residential Landscape Lighting – Transform Your Yard Into A Beautiful Space For Entertaining

Being able to use your yard or garden after the sun goes down can help you get a lot more enjoyment out of it. If you are like most people, you probably work during the day. That means that the majority of the time that you spend in your outdoor ...
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best outdoor fire pit

The Best Fire Pits – Buyers Guide and Comparison

There’s nothing quite like cozying up by the fireplace on a cold winter night. However, a fireplace doesn’t really fit year-round and keeps you inside – away from the beautiful night sky. Fortunately, with a fire pit you can experience the warmth and coziness of a fire year-round while enjoying ...
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Winterizer Fertilizer - Which Brand To Choose and When To Apply

Winterizer Fertilizer – Which Brand To Choose and When To Apply

Winter is one of the toughest times for our lawns, and ensuring that the grass gets through the colder months and has enough food to flourish in spring is important. Luckily, winterizer is designed to do just that. Knowing when to apply a winter fertilizer and what brands to choose ...
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wrinkles in pond liner

How to Get Wrinkles Out of a Pond Liner

Whether you are installing a garden pond for the first time or fixing up an old pond, there is nothing more annoying than noticing wrinkles in your pond liner. Wanting to know how to get wrinkles out of your pond liner is only natural, but there is good news and ...
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Choose The Best Pond Lights - The Complete Pond Lighting Guide

Choose The Best Pond Lights – The Complete Pond Lighting Guide

Pond Lights can be a great addition to any backyard space; illuminating the water, creating wonderful reflections, and providing an invaluable safety feature. However when installing Pond Lighting, there are a few things to consider to ensure you are making the most out of your Lighting Fixtures. Read on for ...
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best garden pond pump

The Best Water Pump For Your Pond

Installing a Pond Water Pump is an essential part of installing a garden pond, and great way to improve your existing ponds. Not only does it invigorate and aerate the water, but it can also power a waterfall or water feature. However choosing the Best Pond Water Pump for your ...
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best pond liner

Choosing The Right Pond Liner

Deciding on what pond liner you are using when installing a garden pond is an important choice, as it will be dependent on 3 things; What type of liner would work best in your Garden, The type of liner that is easier to install for your Garden, and finally your ...
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how to build a garden pond

The Ultimate Garden Pond Guide

Ponds add a unique aspect to your garden, improving the atmosphere of your outdoor spaces, providing a great habitat for wildlife and can even add value to your property! It doesn’t matter if you have limited space or resources. DIY Garden ponds can be designed to fit almost any backyard ...
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How to Get a Christmas Cactus to Bloom

How to Get a Christmas Cactus to Bloom

Christmas Cactus plants are one of my favorite types of succulents, it is a lovely flowering cactus that is actually originates from the forest, not the desert (despite its name)! If you have ever seen one in bloom, then you will understand why it is one of the most popular ...
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spreading mulch

Properly Mulch Your Garden – Expert Tips

There are many ways your garden can benefit from mulching. Different types of mulch can help the soil conserve water, improve its quality, protect the roots from extreme temperatures and slow down the growth of weeds. On the other hand, decorative mulching adds color and texture to the flower beds ...
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lawn mower safety

Lawn Mower Safety – Stay Safe When Mowing

Lawn mowers are an essential tool for anyone who maintains a home or property. Most mowers are very easy to set up and use, however users need to be careful when using these power tools as they also can be very dangerous, not only to the users but also to ...
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scotts lawn fertilizer

Scotts Fertilizer vs Vigoro Fertilizer – Which is Best?

For some of us our lawn is our pride and joy, we don’t spend all out time on our cars or fancy home entertainment systems…what we really enjoy is mowing our lawns and making it look just perfect.And a big part of that is using the right lawn fertilizer. Generally when you ...
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