Your backyard could be a great extension of your living space. You can grow plants and create a beautiful garden, build a patio or deck for entertaining, or even add a playground for your kids to enjoy. But all these beautiful plans could easily be ruined by one thing: poor drainage. You don’t want your … Read moreHow to improve drainage in your backyard
Having a slope as part of your property could be a bit challenging because you need to find ways to make it look good and functional while making sure that it’s a safe place for you and your family. But a slope can actually be a gem for your property if you know how to … Read morePlants for steep slopes
So, there’s this tree stump in your backyard that you want to get rid of because it’s taking up space and you don’t have any use for it anymore. But, the thing is, tree stumps can be so hard to remove, especially if you don’t know how to do it right. There are more labor … Read moreHow to remove a tree stump with epsom salt?
If you have several tree stumps lying around in your backyard, you’ll be amazed at how you can use them to add eye-catching accents to your garden or landscaping. You can create a planter, a birdbath or another piece of decor that will surely make your outdoor living space more vibrant and inviting. This labor-intensive … Read moreHow to hollow out a tree stump?
Over the years we have tried different types of ground covering in our garden. Pine needle mulch has become our covering of choice. In this article I will tell you how and why we chose it and what the benefits are for using pine needles instead of wood mulch. When we first moved into our … Read moreBenefits of Pine Needle Mulch
All kinds of things can be added to your compost to make it nutrient rich. You can add grass clippings, vegetables, leaves, vegetarian manure, washed eggshells, and more. But what about wood ash. Is wood ash good for compost? Wood ash is good for compost when you want to raise the pH of your soil … Read moreIs wood ash good for compost?
Wood ash is loaded with nutrients that are good for soil. But, this doesn’t mean you should start shoveling wheelbarrow loads into your lawn and garden. There are many things to consider before putting any fertilizer in your soil; wood ash is not different. In this article, I will discuss how the good and bad … Read moreIs wood ash good for soil?
The quality of your fruit trees depends on the soil they are planted in. From the strength of the trunk and branches to the texture and flavor of the fruit, the nutrients and condition of the soil affect every aspect of their growth. An introduction to alternative fertilizer methods If you regularly use a wood-burning … Read moreIs wood ash good for fruit trees?
Roses need several different nutrients to grow well. These nutrients include potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, and nitrogen. Wood ash contains potassium, phosphorus, calcium, and magnesium which is good for your roses. Wood ash is good for roses because of the nutrients it supplies like potassium and phosphorus. You have to be careful with adding wood … Read moreIs wood ash good for roses?
There are many different types of grass. Can some or even all grass types benefit from wood ashes? In this post I’m going to discuss a which grass types can benefit from wood ashes. Grass, just like any other plant growing in your yard, needs nutrients. Many of use would think that all grasses will … Read moreAre wood ashes good for grass?