Skip the store-bought accents and give your garden a personalized spin with these easy-to-make containers, ornaments, fountains, and more.
What is the Orange Powder in My Lawn?
I live in Northwest Indiana. The past few weeks I have notice an orange powder coming from the grass. It is all over my shoes and feet. Can you tell me what it is and how I can get rid of it?
15 Tips for Designing a Garden
A garden designer offers advice for creating enjoyable, livable garden spaces by Andrew Schulman I’ve always thought that the best gardens are those that make people happy and comfortable. Sure, great gardens look good, but they have to feel good, too. The gardens I admire most are relaxing, easy to move through, and not too hard to maintain. Paths and structures must be simple to navigate, while the plants selected must provide interest and serve a function without being bullies or prima donnas. As a landscape architect, I tackle these issues of comfort and utility every day. Here are 15 practical tips that have helped me create enjoyable, livable gardens for myself and my clients 1…
Hot Summer Tips for Watering the Garden
Watering the garden in hot weather is crucial. Learn the best ways to water your garden in the summertime so your plants will thrive.
The Extreme Complications of Tree Removal
Sometimes, deciding whether or not to remove a tree is a most difficult question to answer.
How to Landscape Around Tree Trunks & Roots
Tree roots require oxygen and water in order for the tree to thrive, but in soils with little porosity, particularly clay soil, little water and air exists below the soil surface. For this reason, ...
10 Reasons Not to Cut Down Trees
Learn some key reasons why living trees are important, necessary, and valuable to our very human existence.
How to Grill Pork Chops
Grilling pork chops will be a straightforward procedure as long as the correct steps are taken. Grill pork chops correctly and extract the most flavors out of the dish. Get information on the proper cooking temperature and how to marinade pork chops.
Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate, fertilize
What Is the Difference Between a Tree and a Shrub?
Have you ever wondered how to distinguish a tree and a shrub? Size matters, but it is not the only identifying feature.