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The Christmas Tree
The Christmas season is upon us. Filled with tradition and symbols, the Christmas tree is a big part of the celebration. Let's look at what the evergreen tree really means.
Installing Tree Root Barriers
Tree root barriers are an effective way to stop the growth of tree roots before they ruin foundations, driveways or sidewalks. Installing your own is hard work, but well worth the effort in the long run.
Potted, Live or Artificial Christmas Trees?
The Christmas season is upon us and many of us have our trees up or picked out. If you have chosen a live tree this year, maybe you could consider buying a potted Christmas tree.
Shrubs for Your Yard
Shrubs need little care, usually have pretty blossoms and provide food for butterflies. Sometimes they produce berries for the birds to eat and provide them with shelter from the wind.
How to Make A Raised Bed
Raised beds are the perfect place to grow your plants. Because they are higher off the ground, they have a little more protection from frost. Making your own raised bed is not hard to accomplish either.
Protecting Raised Beds Against Frost
Fall has arrived and it is time to think about protecting your plants and maybe extending the season just a little longer. There are some ways to do this. Whether you are protecting a raised bed or a ground level garden, the ideas will work for either.
Deer Resistant Plants
Living in an area where deer like to munch on plants, it is often challenging to find ones that they don't like.
Pea and Cheese Salad with Potato Soup
Now that the weather has grown colder, I have been spending some time looking through old cookbooks. I remember making some of the recipes and adding my own special ingredients for a little variety.
Getting Ready for Winter
Getting your evergreen trees ready for winter takes a little time, but is easy to do. Just make sure they go into the winter months with enough water, and they will be happy.
Attracting Birds During the Winter
Now that we have time to think and plan for next year's garden, we should take in consideration our bird friends.
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