Garden Maintenance

Guidelines For Utilizing Fertilizer

09 Sep Guidelines For Utilizing Fertilizer

A beautiful, landscaped garden can seem like a little piece of heaven. Achieving this, however, isn’t always easy and may require utilizing fertilizer. Knowing exactly what the right amount of fertilizer to use is a tricky subject. If the right amount isn’t used, the plants suffer and in turn the garden is going to suffer.

Arming yourself with information is the key to utilizing fertilizer and a good lawn. To start off with, it is important that you test your soil. Most garden centers have the tools required to carry this out.  A simple test will reveal the quality and grade of fertilizer your garden would need. Of course, if the results leave you confused then it would be relatively easier to contact a landscaper to sort things out.

Once you have done this, there are a few simple guidelines to follow, which not only ensure that your garden thrives but also that you get the best use out of your fertilizer.

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Garden And Lawn Care Tips

30 Apr Garden And Lawn Care Tips

There are many things that you can do to enhance the beauty of your lawn and garden in general. Here are a few lawn care tips that you could follow that are easy and also will benefit your garden in the long run. Keep in mind that one long watering is better than watering your garden lightly a few times.

One of the main lawn care tips that you need to remember is that lawns usually need about an inch of water every week. However, if the weather is very hot then you should water your lawn at least once in three days. Get to know your soil better; find out whether it is sandy soil or loam soil and nourish it accordingly.

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Lawn Maintenance

06 Jul Lawn Maintenance

Even though I’ve got a green thumb and love spending whole evenings in my front yard, lawn maintenance has always given me headaches. Maintaining the grass a healthy green, keeping weeds from invading and mowing, have taken up half the time of my gardening career. 

I believe choosing the right kinds of grass and following the right gardening techniques will do good to any lawn. I still try finding better lawn maintenance solutions, for, a hundred-percent perfect system of maintenance is the only way to be able to wake up every morning and see your lawn glowing in its splendid green.

St. Augustine and Bermuda Grasses have always been the perfect fit for my lawn. I love seeing the flowering Purple Poppy Mallow planted towards the corners. My lawn has always been a cause of pleasure thanks to my initial landscapers who inspired me and proved the potential of my then-dry-and-dead lawn. I still contact them sometimes to get advice, but mostly it’s to repeatedly thank them.

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Yard Care Tips

09 Apr Yard Care Tips

Winter ends and summer comes, indicating that it is time to get back to work with your yard, and some yard care tips come in handy. Don’t be silly and laid back. Show some care for your yard so you won’t have to spend a lot of money to re-beautify it.

Isn’t it the most enjoyable thing to do in summer to sit back in the yard with your family, enjoying the natural and refreshing air?  Prepare your backyard for a lovely night out…..with a barbecue and some guitar playing, it would be the perfect summer night for the whole family (provided that your backyard is in good conditions). So let’s prepare your backyard for this sort of an adventure with these yard care tips.

Garden lights are going to be an important aspect you wouldn’t want to make everyone light up their torches to see what’s in the garden would you? Give it some brightness to see what you’ve got to show off in the backyard. But remember don’t make it too bright, or the ambiance will be lost.

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