Drip Irrigation a Valuable Procedure

  Method Saves Water, Fertilizer Whether you call it trickle irrigation, micro irrigation or localized irrigation, drip irrigation is an irrigation method that saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the...

Gardening Preparations for a Frost

Pay Attention to Fragile Plants Before Frost, Freezes Hit It is that time of the year to start thinking about frosts and freezes and their effects on fragile plants. Most garden plants, assuming they’re hardy in your area, will weather the winter without any...

Careful Landscaping Required for Drought Conditions

Low-Water Plants Important in Drought When your front yard is struggling to survive and you are looking for a garden that doesn’t bake in the sun or raise your water bill so much, you may want to consider low-water solutions in the form of plants. It may be time to...

How to Use Water Wisely with Gardens

  Make a Little Water go a Long Way In this day when conservation of water is so important, you need to minimize use of water in your garden more than ever. A great garden doesn’t have to jack up your water bill. When you water your garden lavishly, your...

The Dirt on Soil – Part 1

You did your research on what plants you wanted, and after a trip to your local nursery you picked out the perfect ones for your garden. But have you thought about the soil? Dirt is as important as water for plants and having the right type of soil can be the...
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