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How to Creat a Hypertufa

Hypertufa planters are lightweight yet durable and make perfect little container garden. Make several and group at different heights.  You can also make birdbaths, stepping stones, spheres, or other garden accents using hypertufa. What you’ll need to make a Hypertufa Planter Wheelbarrow or bucket Rubber gloves face mask Portland cement Perlite or vermiculite Sphagnum peat moss Polypropylene fiber Mold of your choice Dowels Sheet Plastic or plastic garbage bags Knife

Best Lawn Gadgets For Great Lawns

Outside forces to get a beautiful Yard! Trim, mow, haul, and shovel your way to the best yard on the block with these handy garden helpers. Now that Spring is finally here we are all looking forward to spending more time outdoors in our own little oasis. So create your perfect outdoor paradise with these powerful lawn tools. Briggs Stratton Mow and Stow Engine & Compact Lawn Mower What it

Grow the Perfect Garden

What you will need to make a Garden Bed: Garden Hose Flour or marking Paint Sod Cutter (optional) Sharp Spade Garden Rake Compost Step 1 Using a garden hose, outling the shape of your garden bed.  Strive for a shape that allows easy access to plant rows.  Mark the shape of the bed with flour or marking paint and remove the hose. Step 2 Remove the sod with the help

Garden How To

HERBS AND SPICE DEFINITIONS The term “herb” has many definitions. It is often defined botanically as an annual, biennial or perennial that does not produce persistent woody tissue. This, however, would leave out many aromatic trees and shrubs that are often used as herbs. A broader definition might be any plant or plant part that is used for its culinary, cosmetic, medicinal or aromatic qualities. Spices tend to be more

Fresh Herbs How To

Vegetable and fresh food gardens are the rage this year. With all the focus on green living and organic foods, it’s not surprising there is a push towards growing our own food. If you’ve ever eaten a fresh picked tomato, you’ll know that the flavor just doesn’t compare with store bought. In fact, most people probably don’t realize how good vegetables are supposed to taste. For those of you who

How to Unclog the Sprinkler System?

Most sprinkler systems over time due to dirt, algae, hard water deposits, particles and other debris can become clogged. If your sprinkler system becomes clogged, or the water pressure isn't as strong, it is time to clean out  or repair your sprinkler system. Sprinkler System Check List – Get it Working Properly: First turn off your system to relieve water pressure. If your system has a filter, check it for

Sprinkler System Maintenance Fixes

Sprinkler Maintenance Tips to keep your Sprinkler System running smooth all summer long. Save money by keeping your sprinkler system running longer. Maintaining your sprinkler will extend the life of your system and save you money. Prevent your Sprinkler System from Clogging Over time due to dirt, sand, algae, hard water deposits and other debris sprinkler systems become clogged. Help Prevent sprinkler system clogging by Spraying Weed Grass killer around your