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.
To establish hearty, durable plants, gardeners can focus on three main areas: addressing soil composition, cultivating and adding nutrients.
Work out a plan to conserve two of your garden’s most precious resources: your time and energy.
3 Tips to Revitalize Your Deck
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.
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.
Plants need sunlight to thrive and grow, but some need less sunlight than others. Homeowners who find their landscapes are less supportive to sun-loving plants can choose from a variety of shade-tolerant plants, shrubs and trees.
Koi ponds can make for beautiful additions to landscaped backyards or home gardens.