Recent Blog Posts

Getting soaked

Tired of standing around, spending your valuable time just watering your garden? Then look into "soaker" hoses. Specially designed to deliver a slow trickle...

Bush Babying

Though shrubs are fairly hardy, low-maintenance plants, they're not immune to scorching weather so keep an eye on them during August's dry heat. Here's an...

For The Birds

Ahh spring, when a birds' attention turns towards mating. Which means nesting and, if you supply an attractive site for them, you'll end up with a backyard...

Feeder Fear

In theory, bird feeders are simple. You hang it, fill with seed and watch the little flyers fight for food. But here's a wrinkle: Feeders can harbor diseases...

That's a Wrap

Winter can bring temperature extremes and fluctuations that can be detrimental to many plants. Sunscald can occur when there are cold bright days. The target...