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There are many options edging your lawn

You have many options edging your lawn.  Modern home owners have a number of choices when it comes to edging your yard.

From edging with an edger to concrete curbing to 6″ metal edging to laying a 45 degree angle, there are many ways to edge your lawn.

There are many options edging your lawn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every one knows about concrete curbing.  It […]

Develop better green habits to improve the environment

Develop better green habits to improve the environment.  There are a variety of ways that a consumer can use to improve the environment.

They Are:

Change your driving habits
Re-use paper, that is print on the back

Use your own bottles and cups
Re-use water bottles again and again

 

 

 

As consumers we need to re-think how we are using the earth’s resources. […]

How to grow delicious tomatoes in your garden

How to grow delicious tomatoes in your garden.

Do you want to design your garden so that it can grow vegetables including tomatoes? No matter where you live in the states, it is possible to landscape your land in order to grow tomatoes as well as other vegetables. There are unique requirements in order to make this happen and you […]

What to know when planting butterfly bush in clay soil

What to know when planting butterfly bush in clay soils.  What is not to like about the long blooming, low care and sun loving butterfly bush?

Butterfly bush attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, blooms continuously till fall and comes in a variety of colors.

Paying attention to the clay soils will serve you well.

Paying attention to how you plant butterfly bush will […]

Are you drinking the right amount of water each day?

Are you drinking the right amount of water each day?  Most people do NOT drink enough water each day.

How do we know this?

Are you drinking the right amount of water each day?

 

 

 

 

 

Signs We Are Not Getting Enough Water

Day time fatigue
73% of Americans are dehydrated
Mild dehydration will slow one’s metabolism
Your mouth or skin is dry
You […]

Do you know what we spend on our beloved pets?

Do you know what we spend on our beloved pets?  According to NBC News consumers will spend more than 60 Billion dollars on their pets!

Look at all the figures that pet retail spending exceeds…can you believe this?

We spend more on our pets than liquor, dairy products and furniture…who knew?

Do you know what we spend on our beloved pets?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look at […]

How to control cucumber pests & diseases in the garden

Do you want to grow perfect cucumbers in your garden? If yes, it’s important for you to know that cucumber plants are highly susceptible to pest attacks and diseases. The section below will educate you about common cucumber pests and diseases and ways of getting rid of them effectively.
Cucumber Beetles
Cucumber beetles, striped or spotted, can cause serious harm to […]

Organic farming is clean cotrasted to dirty industrial farming

Organic farming is clean contrasted to dirty industrial farming.  Organic farming does not use genetically modified (GM) seed, fertilizers or synthetic pesticides.

Look at all of the benefits of organic farming like energy savings, clean food, fresh air and clean produce.  Humans are part of the ecosystem and need to make a healthy choice for organic produce!

Tell corporations to eliminate the use of pesticides, fertilizers […]

A walk on porous pavement is a sustainable one

A walk on porous pavement is a sustainable one.  This is a highly permeable surface!

Its surface is comprised of permeable material that allows water to flow right through.

A walk on porous pavement is a sustainable one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here we see permeable pavement allowing maximum storm water to flow right through it.

Porous pavement is highly permeable to storm water allowing a high […]

Select the right shade tree for your region

Select the right shade tree for your region.  Choosing the correct shade tree for your region might seem difficult.  Either your chosen tree grows more beautiful with age or it lapses into a mess of broken branches and messy fruit.

With the right criteria for choosing it is relatively easy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ash tree is among the fastest growers.  But shade trees […]

Lawn care tips for the first time home buyer

Lawn Care Tips for the First Time Home Buyer

Owning a first home, or your dream home in Salt Lake City, can definitely be an overwhelming experience. First, you have to adjust to the new responsibilities, as well as the task of being a new homeowner. Aside from that, you also have to focus on both the interior and exterior […]