Tired of the fumes, noise and fuel that accompanies a gas-powered lawn mower? A battery-powered mower might be for you. It is always best to make an informed decision.
Have some pesky little stumps between 2 and 10 inches trying to trip you, ruin your lawnmower or just make your yard unsightly? It's pricey to have them removed, so put on your work clothes and take them out yourself. It's a chore, but one you can tackle and save a bundle.
The Cancer garden is a haven for those who love summer, the beach, and the moon. They'll plant a variety of fruits and veggies: especially melons. Their flowers will pop with color and diversity. The Cancer garden has a moon gate, gorgeous water features, and seashell mulch to prevent weeds.
A Gemini garden should be a place of wonder, beauty, and excitement. There should be a blast of green flora, unusual flowers bobbing in the wind, citrus fruits hanging from branches, and serpentine paths. The Gemini garden is ideal for the meditative thinker and the party host who wants to dazzle.
Taurus gardens are truly beautiful landscapes. They mix all the charms of spring with an appreciation for beauty and romance. Taurus gardens could easily get inspiration from the Victorian Era: terracotta paths, stone features, gorgeous greenhouses, and gas lamps. Taurus = fruits, veggies, flora.
The Aries garden should be a blast of red. It should have a variety of plants, dazzling features, and plenty of entertaining sights for guests. You want your garden to be rich with flowers and fruits. There is also space to play yard games and experiment with an outdoor pizza oven.
An underground sprinkler system is a great way to help lawns and gardens grow lush and green. Using buried PEX is a cheap and easy way to make watering easier.
On my farm, I have two brush cutters, a Stihl and a Branco. Problems with trimmer line need to be resolved quickly to keep the work going on the farm. Avoiding and preventing unnecessary trimmer line breakage can save you both time and money.
How much mulch is enough? Which mulch is right for your yard? How do you apply it properly? Learn the answers to these questions along with the many benefits of mulch.
The next time you find yourself in a rut, take a walk and see what nature has to offer. Be inspired by what gardeners are doing to enhance our environment. Strike up a conversation. Take the knowledge you gain home with you. Create your own backyard oasis.
I love my Greenworks cordless trimmer! I've been replacing all of my garden tools with lithium-battery-based units by Greenworks, and found their 40V works much better than their 60V.
A diary detailing the various stages of construction of my new garden shed over a two-year period from 2015 to 2017. Covering construction of the frame, sheeting the walls and roof, making the door and adding facias.
This article will break down how we put together our shed and what you need to know to build your own.
Many cheaper robotic lawnmowers are limited to single zoning a lawn (boundary wire). I briefly explain single zoning and its limitations and give a step-by-step guide with photos to a simple and inexpensive method for multi-zoning your lawn by using a 2-way switch to create 2 circuits.
A common outdoor shed can be turned into your very own sanctuary for gardening, relaxing, crafting, and entertaining.
Sooner or later, power failures hit every pond. For koi, a fish species dependent on electricity, the situation could turn deadly. The best solution is to be prepared.
I wanted to replace my elderly Yardworks grass trimmer. Black & Decker’s LST540, which comes equipped with a 40V Max battery, appeared to be the best candidate.
Minimize water damage or avert it all together using this method! Read on for simple step-by-step instructions complete with video and photographic tutorials. You'll be surprised how easily this technique could save you thousands of dollars in water damage. You got this!
The striped maple grows throughout Southeastern Canada, the Northeastern United States, and Appalachia. Here, you'll find tips for planting, caring for, and growing these lovely trees.
Are you looking for a commercial zero-turn mower? Compare reviews of the best ones. These reviews will help you decide which is best based on power, comfort, speed, and price.
I built my own solar battery-charged shed to hold my fishing gear so I don't have to carry it all down to the pond with me. Here's what I did (with photos and instructions).
Are you looking to replace your fence or install a new one? There are many types of fencing materials out there, and each has its pros and cons. Decide which type of fence is right for your home.