Rain Barrel Winterization Tips It is wonderful to see more and more homeowners using rain water collection systems (also known as rain barrels) to collect and utilize rainwater for their lawn and garden irrigation needs. Some homeowners even wash their vehicles with collected water. The home rain barrel typically collects rain water running down from the […]
With the winter season nearing, many individuals are preparing for what appears to be the coldest and most difficult time of the year. From ice blocking pathways to intolerable climates reaching zero degrees, the season of winter is something everyone should be preparing for. So you’ve got all your food and medical supplies. You’ve prepared […]
The Midwest is suffering through the worst drought in the last half a century. It has wiped out entire crops and sent commodity prices for soybeans and corn to record highs. The year before the South suffered similar conditions that dried up entire rivers and shrunk lakes. So what is the average homeowner to do […]
Learning all you need to know about gardening and how to fit it into a small space doesn’t have to be difficult. Below are 12 space efficient gardening tips for beginners that will have you feeling like an experienced gardener in no time. Let these tips help you get started.
A great outdoor room design is a natural extension of your home. It can offer a fun, flexible space for outdoor entertainment or a private, peaceful escape. These outdoor design ideas will help you make the most of your space and budget and create an atmosphere that complements your lifestyle.
Whether you fill your garden with flowers or veggies, one thing is a fact. No one wants bugs eating their plants. Check out the tips below to combat bugs this spring and summer.
A cold frame is a simple and inexpensive way to enjoy fresh vegetables without having a full greenhouse.
January is a great time to start preparing for the gardening season in North Carolina.