There’s something special about using natural found elements in your garden and around your home. Tree logs are plentiful in almost any area. Most of the time people see them as a problem or as firewood. But turning a log into a planter can be a rewarding experience and can bring a natural charm to … Read moreHow To Hollow Out A Log For A Planter – The Easy Way
Roses are a beautiful addition to your garden, but they can be difficult to protect from animals, insects, and weather conditions. Many gardeners protect their roses from animals, insects, and weather conditions by using a variety of methods. Some protect the plants with cages or thorny bushes while others protect them with insecticides and blankets. … Read moreProtecting Roses from Animals, Insects and Weather Conditions
Rhododendrons are often used in landscaping, but many people don’t realize that they can also be grown as a houseplant. Rhododendrons need lots of water and fertilizer to thrive, but what about fertilizing them with coffee grounds? Rhododendron plants love coffee grounds. Coffee grounds provide an organic source of nitrogen for the plant while providing … Read moreRhododendrons: Do they like coffee grounds?
Tea bags are a great way to keep your garden thriving. Sometimes we think that they serve no purpose for our plants. But tea bags can actually be very helpful in maintaining the pH balance of soil and preventing pests from attacking plants. All you need is a handful of used tea bags soaked in … Read moreAre Tea Bags Good For Plants: The Answer Might Surprise You
It’s the peak of summer now and your garden is in full bloom. Many people may not be doing quite so well. Wilted leaves, brittle stems and just a generally dead look plague many gardens, but there has to be a way to fix this. This is where using better fertilizer comes in, and one … Read moreIs Pond Sludge Good For Gardens? Uncover A Rich Fertilizer
Imagine driving through the nicest neighborhood in your city, seeing lawn after lawn of perfect grass and beautifully manicured shrubs and trees. After many beautiful homes you see one with a lawn even more pristine than any of the others. The grass is lush and freshly mowed, free of dandelions and other weeds. The landscaping … Read moreWhen To Apply Ironite To Shrubs? Timing Is Everything
There is a never ending debate among gardeners about using topsoil or compost in any garden. Maybe you lean to one side or the other. Or maybe you’re still on the fence. Either way, you have to consider whether there is a difference when working with a raised bed. Should you treat your raised bed … Read moreTopsoil Or Compost For Raised Beds: Top 6 Questions Answered
You probably don’t think of coffee and tomatoes going together. Though you may like a little java with your salsa. Either way, the question we want to answer is, “Do tomatoes like coffee ground?” It turns out tomatoes do like coffee grounds. There are many ways that tomatoes can benefit from coffee grounds. Coffee grounds … Read moreDo tomatoes like coffee grounds?
It’s great to sit in your backyard and look at your beautiful hydrangeas as you sip on a hot cup of coffee. Since you’re reading this, I guess you’re wondering if the coffee grounds you have in your kitchen will be beneficial to your hydrangeas. Hydrangeas do like coffee grounds. They can help them in … Read moreDo hydrangeas like coffee grounds?
Roses need nutrients to grow and flourish. Coffee grounds can be used to add some of those nutrients to your soil. Like all fertilizers, you have to be careful how you apply it to your roses’ soil. Roses do like coffee grounds when they are added correctly to the soil. In this article, I explore … Read moreDo roses like coffee grounds?