One of the easiest and most cost effective methods for conserving water and improving water quality is to INSTALL A RAIN BARREL. Rain barrels collect water from rooftops and hold it for later use. The water can then be reused for a variety of watering needs – lawns, gardens or even indoor plants. Collecting roof runoff in rain barrels reduces the amount of water that flows from your property. It’s a great way to conserve water and it’s free water for use in your landscape.
Water features, such as ponds or waterfalls, can add a special touch to the landscape.
Those unfamiliar with bare root roses can be taken aback when first encountering them. Far from the lush rose bush envisioned, bare root roses arrive looking sort of… dead. Take heart. That clump of sticks with roots attached might seem vulnerable and uninspiring, but it’s actually only dormant, a natural state for roses during the winter months. Planting a rose in this state is one of the best ways to ensure that the bush gets off to a healthy happy start. Once planted, they very quickly become leafy bushes bursting with blooms.
Spring is the perfect time shake off the winter blues and make a few changes around the house.
Work out a plan to conserve two of your garden’s most precious resources: your time and energy.
From freezing rain to Arctic cold blasts, Jack Frost is known for delivering New Jersey some harsh seasonal punishment. But it’s after he moves on and warmer temperatures begin setting in that the evidence of his destructiveness can be fully observed, especially around your home’s exterior and yard which have likely endured brutal conditions for months.
Home gardeners looking to warm up their gardens with early blooms can use these flowers in their early-season containers, window boxes and planting beds.
Whether your style is classic or bold, modern or traditional, there are various ways to quickly transform that first-impression spot.
Winter is certainly the time to dream, plan and prepare for next year’s garden, but there are a number of tasks you can do out in the garden to keep it growing well through the winter months. Let’s take a look at ten ways to maintain your green thumb through the coldest time of year.
Changing out ornaments every year isn’t practical, especially with all of the memories attached. If you’re looking to make a tree change, opt for an alternate topper and skirt for a whole new look.