Tag: green thumb

How to Prolong the Life of Your Plants During Summer

After a cold and rainy first half of the year, many people thought summer and sunshine would never come. Well, it is certainly here now! While it may be easy for us to beat the heat by staying indoors with air conditioning, visiting the beach, or even taking a dip in our backyard pools—staying cool and alive for plants is significantly harder. A lot of us take pride in our perfectly manicured lawns and gardens and understandably become brokenhearted to see them wilt, discolor, and even die during the tough dog days of summer. However, there are some tips and tricks that can help to prolong the life of your plants this summer.

July 12 / 2013

Lawn and Garden Month: Planning a Low Maintenance Garden

I know what some of you are thinking, “this woman is crazy, the words low maintenance and gardening go together like orange juice and toothpaste (not well)!” I have tried this before and wasted my money. I am not home enough and simply do not have the time to pay attention to a garden. Excuses [...]

April 19 / 2012

Lawn & Garden Month: Avoid Common Garden Mistakes

Nip these common garden mistakes in the bud and enjoy gardening this year. Timing A few beautiful days of 70 degree weather is enough for anyone to catch spring fever. But before you say ready, set, grow; do your homework. Resist the urge to rush into breaking out your gardening arsenal of tools too early! [...]

April 13 / 2012

Lawn & Garden Month: 5 Steps to a Lush, Almost Perfect Lawn

Did you know that April is Lawn & Garden month? Last week Tara Rodman-Marine guest blogged  about how her garden has added to the value of her home. You can check out her post here: Here’s To Gardens. In her post, Tara talked about the impact that her garden has made on her homeowner experience. [...]

April 09 / 2012

How to Prepare Your Home Garden for Spring

As a novice green thumb, I certainly found the video below useful. Take a look and you’ll learn a few simple tips to prepare your home garden for spring.

April 11 / 2011
Author David Marine
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