Powdery mildew, while not usually a fatal plant disease, will severely affect a garden plant's vitality. There ARE organic ways to kill powdery mildew that are safe and effective.
Heating and cooling a room with vaulted or high ceilings as well as how to better cool and heat the second floor of our homes are very commonly asked questions about our HVAC system. Find out a few options and tips you may try to use to help you accomplish a more comfortable environment efficiently.
When drilling any type of material, it's vital to use the correct bit to ease drilling and also to prevent bit damage. Drill bits are available for metal, masonry, tiles, plastics, glass and wood
No one goes to the garden center and purposely purchases a wilting plant. But sometimes shoppers don’t look over packaged plants well enough before making the purchase. Getting the most value for your money and purchasing a healthy plant isn’t really that difficult.
Mass cane, more commonly referred to as corn plant, is one of the most widely used indoor dracaenas. This article shows you how to care for this plant, especially in situations when the leaves turn brown or yellow.
Moss in a lawn competes with grass, looks unsightly and can make mowing more difficult. Fortunately it is easy to get rid of, and measures can be taken to prevent it
The Venus flytrap is a fascinating plant that is very popular. The wild population grows in a limited area in the United States and is in trouble.
Bed bugs are the fastest growing pest emergency in the developed world. One in five Americans has had bed bugs or knows someone who has. This guide will help you identify if you have a bed bug infestation and provide you with tips for eradicating them.
Portulaca, also known as moss rose, is a colorful annual that is drought tolerant, salt tolerant and be used in many ways in your garden or in containers.
Raised garden beds allow you to create your own soil mixture regardless of the native soil in your area. Choosing the right soil ingredients helps you take full advantage of your raised beds.
Alarm keypads and remote controls can eventually become unresponsive after years of use. You can use aluminum foil, conductive silver ink or replacement rubber pads to give them a new lease of life
Understanding the type of soil you have will allow you to be a more successful gardener. But how does one get to know more about their soil? By conducting a soil pH test, of course!
Instructions and photos on how to install a Sim Tek vinyl fence. Also useful for other brands as well as much of the work is the same.
Amaryllis flowers are available as singles and double. They come in reds, pinks, salmon, near-orange, creamy yellow, and white, all with some outrageously beautiful designs. With minimal care, they will come back year after year. This article shows you how to plant them properly outdoors.
One of the simplest problems to diagnose and fix is the hot surface ignitor (or igniter). Learn how to do that here.