Here in the Northeast, the days are getting kind of dreary. It gets dark early. It’s getting a bit chilly and we’re constantly checking our Weather Channel app to see if snow is in the forecast. Sure our friends in Southern California, Texas and Florida are enjoying spring-like weather, but during the winter our homes could use a little something extra to brighten the place now that the holiday decor is gone.
Many homeowners enjoy the summer because it allows them to get outdoors and plant flowers. I’m not one of them. But my wife certainly is so to keep a happy home I have to put summer effort into making sure our lawn can withstand the heat of summer. As you well know a homeowner’s yard is an extension of their house. Maintaining a well-manicured lawn is not a difficult or tedious task, but it does require some care so I’m always looking for easy tips to get around having to do a ton of yard work…especially in this heat.
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! [...]