Archive for How To

As utility bills continue to climb and conservation becomes more of a public issue, rain water barrels or rain water tanks are once again the focus of popular attention. What is a rain barrel and why do you need one? How can a rain barrel save you money when it comes to gardening? Rain water [...]

 Read More...
Categories : Green, How To
Comments (0)
Jun
19

How to Choose a Garden Watering Wand

Posted by: | Comments (0)

A telescoping watering wand is a great tool for reaching hanging garden planters, window boxes, and other hard to reach places. Choosing a quality garden watering wand the first time out will save you frustration and headache later in the season. What should you look for in a watering wand? Garden watering wands are available [...]

 Read More...
Categories : Equipment, How To, Watering
Comments (0)
Jun
17

How to Choose a Garden Hand Pruner

Posted by: | Comments (0)

The best garden hand pruners are made by Felco, Corona, and Fiskars, and the hands down industry standard is the Felco bypass pruner. Any of these major brands will set you back $75-$100 or even more, and yet buying a good name brand pruner is worth every penny. No self-respecting landscape professional would buy anything [...]

 Read More...
Categories : Equipment, How To
Comments (0)

Some gardening tools are so important and so heavily used that it just doesn’t make sense to try to save money by skimping on cost. Few tools are more crucial to gardening than a durable, sturdy garden spade. Choosing a gardening spade that lasts and works the way it should, instead of a spade that [...]

 Read More...
Categories : Equipment, How To
Comments (0)
Jun
05

How to Buy and Use a Compost Tumbler

Posted by: | Comments (0)

A compost tumbler is an efficient, easy to use alternative to a compost bin or open compost pile. Great for urban applications, small spaces, and city gardening, compost tumblers take most of the guesswork and hassle out of making your own ‘black gold’ soil enhancement while keeping your gardening space tidy and clean at the [...]

 Read More...
Categories : Green, How To
Comments (0)

Do you want to have a beautiful garden, but don’t have all the time for watering? Have no fear – we’ll show you how to make your own self watering planters. Making Planters Yourself A Self watering planter automatically water themselves, saving you time and energy. But the best thing about these planters is that [...]

 Read More...
Categories : How To
Comments (0)

Tire planters are a great choice for any gardener that wants to give their yard an old-fashioned feeling. If you’re looking to rev up your garden by learning how to make a tire planter, we’ve got all of the information that you need. Making Your Own Tire Planter The first thing that you need to [...]

 Read More...
Categories : How To
Comments (0)

Growing tomatoes in containers doesn’t require a big vegetable garden or even a small garden bed. Tomatoes are perfectly happy growing in a pot on the patio or in a few containers on a sunny deck. All you need to grow delicious tomatoes successfully on a porch is a big pot, the right tomato plant, [...]

 Read More...
Categories : How To
Comments (0)

Most kinds of roses can be successfully grown in containers with a little planning and special effort. Growing roses in containers has become very popular, especially for patios and decks and for people with not much gardening space and people with limited mobility. Choosing the right varieties of roses, the best type of container, and [...]

 Read More...
Categories : How To
Comments (1)
May
02

Growing Herbs in Pots is Easy and Fun

Posted by: | Comments (0)

If you’ve never done much gardening but you love to cook, growing herbs in pots is a great way to get acquainted with the plant kingdom, have some fun, and save money on dried herbs and garnishes. Seasoned gardeners who have never grown their own seasonings will also find the process relaxing and delicious. Herb [...]

 Read More...
Categories : How To
Comments (0)
  • Page 1 of 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • >