Pest Control

Low- to No-Cost Pest Deterrents That Really Work for Bees, Bats, and More

A day planned for outdoor activities like gardening or a backyard BBQ can quickly be ruined by unwanted pests. Bees, wasps and mosquito stings are painful and potentially dangerous for humans. Aphids, deer, rabbits, squirrels, gophers and bats infiltrating our outdoor space threaten to destroy all the hard work that’s been done in the garden. Read more >>

Off-Grid Living

What to Consider Before You Embrace an Off-Grid Lifestyle

Living an off-grid lifestyle is more than just a trend, it’s becoming an increasingly popular way of life.

Part of the appeal of living off-grid is reducing dependence on outside sources and relying upon oneself for food, shelter and utilities. The off-grid living is also less expensive, sustainable and reduces our carbon footprint on the earth. Read more >>

A Foolproof Guide on How to Grow Azaleas

A Foolproof Guide on How to Grow Azaleas

Colorful azaleas are among the earliest shrubs to bloom in the spring and a favorite of most gardeners for their easy care. This easy-to-grow evergreen is hardy and will look great in your landscape year around. Read more >>

Create a Rain Garden

How To Make A Rain Garden & Its Benefits

A rain garden is a very simple idea that has become a hot new trend for landscapes. Outdoor landscape areas that have been left undeveloped due to excessive rain run-off or standing water can be transformed into a beautiful rain garden with the right plant choices. Read more >>