Posts Categorized: Lawn & Garden

How to Blow Out Sprinklers and Winterize Your Watering System

How to Blow Out Sprinklers and Winterize Your Watering System

It’s a nightmare situation for water sprinkler owners come wintertime: Busted pipes! Broken seals! Ruined valves! What do you think could be the culprit? It may be frozen water in your sprinkler system. And we all know what a pain it is to fix such a problem. Not only is it costly, but it will… Read more

How to Design a Sprinkler System?

How to Design a Sprinkler System?

Designing a Sprinkler System Are you trying to get your head around designing your sprinkler system? Such a simple system can indeed get complicated. Fortunately, the steps aren’t too difficult. Here’s how you would do it: 1. Do some planning! As with any big undertaking, you need to be prepared. In the case of a… Read more

How Often Should I Water My Lawn With A Sprinkler System?

How Often Should I Water My Lawn With A Sprinkler System?

Having the perfect lawn is not easy. Some think they can merely leave their sprinklers turned on once a week for an hour, and call it a day. Unfortunately, this can spell disaster for your plant friends! It can lead to under-watering or, worse, over-watering your lawn. Determining the perfect watering schedule and finding right… Read more

How Do Garden Sprinklers Work?

How Do Garden Sprinklers Work?

It’s the mainstay of any American lawn: the ubiquitous garden sprinkler. Kids love to play in it, and us adults need it because it saves us a lot of time. Having a way to water your lawn automatically is a godsend. Imagine having to use only a water hose and nozzle to spray down an… Read more

Different Types of Sprinkler Heads

Different Types of Sprinkler Heads

When you think of a sprinkler system, you almost immediately picture these small nozzle things that spray water all around the lawn. Those are called sprinkler heads and are undoubtedly the most visible. They are, technically, just a small part of the bigger yard irrigation system. As expected, their main job is to spray water… Read more

Fall Gardening Ideas for 2019

Fall Gardening Ideas for 2019

Fall, the time when pumpkin spice everything hits the shelves and the trees start putting out the most spectacular displays. It is a time of winding down, of getting the garden ready for the winter ahead. In this post, we will look at fall gardening ideas that you will enjoy. Go Hunting for Bargains Your… Read more

What are Planting Zones & Why Do They Matter?

What are Planting Zones & Why Do They Matter?

You might have heard of the term “USDA hardiness zones,” but do you know how to use them to make your garden thrive? Gardening enthusiasts need a way to compare the climate of their area with the climate in which their plant is known to thrive. That’s why the planting zones or hardiness zones were… Read more

How to Build a Vertical Garden

How to Build a Vertical Garden

Whether you live in a city apartment or have a small yard that appears to be too small for a garden, worry not. There is an awesome space-efficient solution for you: build a vertical garden! Vertical gardens don’t need much space. They are elegant and environmentally friendly, adding color to bland architectural designs. What’s more,… Read more

What is Urban Gardening?

What is Urban Gardening?

Living in a city presents several challenges when you want to have a garden. Small spaces and concrete slabs may not seem ideal for indulging your green thumb. However, urban gardening makes your dream of growing some vegetables, having some fresh herbs, or simply enjoying the tranquility of a garden a reality. While starting your… Read more

Best Indoor Plants for Clean Air

Best Indoor Plants for Clean Air

You may worry about outdoor air pollution if you live in a city, but actually, most homes also suffer from indoor pollution. Insecticides, plastics, and unnatural air cleaning products like air fresheners are some of the products that can pollute the air inside your home. Fortunately, indoor plants can help purify the air in your… Read more