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Why Put Sand on Grass?

should you put sand on your lawn

Applying a thin layer of material over the lawn is an old tradition, known as topdressing. Apart from golf courses, it’s a practice that’s recently catching on among homeowners as well. But why should you put sand on your lawn as a top dress? Topdressing improves the look of your lawn, as well as the […]

When to Mow After Overseeding?

when to mow after overseeding

As a part of the gardening world, you already know that not only is proper maintenance essential for a successful lawn, but timing as well. That being said, in this article, we’ll provide you with the answer to one of the most common gardening questions – what is the ideal time for mowing after overseeding? […]

How to Get Rid of Mushrooms in the Lawn?

how to get rid of mushrooms in lawn

A beautiful, appealing yard and lawn mushrooms simply don’t go together; however, that’s exactly where they appear. Lawn mushrooms need a healthy, damp environment to thrive. Therefore, if that’s the case with your lawn, it’s very likely that you’re facing this problem already. But, getting rid of them is a piece of cake, of course, […]

How Long Does It Take for Grass Seed to Grow?

how long does it take for grass seeds to grow

Beautiful, lush green grass is an essential part of any appealing yard. Although growing grass might seem like the easiest of all gardening tasks, it can be a real challenge. How long it’ll take for the grass seed to grow and whether it’ll germinate successfully depends on several factors. In this article, we’ll dig deeper […]

What Herbs Can Be Planted Together?

herbs that grow well together

Either in a pot or garden, putting different plants next to each other is a whole science. As a matter of fact, the plants must be compatible to work well together. Otherwise, they are most likely to inhibit each other’s growth. So as to get things done the right way, it’s important to have some […]

Best Garden Hoses

best garden hoses

One of the essential gardening tools you should have in your equipment is a garden hose. But, given that there’s a wide array of types and models to choose from, yet almost no visible differences between them, finding one that’ll suit your needs best won’t be as simple as it seems to be. Top Rated […]

How to Sterilize Pots Without Bleach?

sterilize pots without bleach

Once the warmer weather is around the corner, you’re probably considering reusing the old pots in the new gardening season. But, debris has probably accumulated inside the pots, and therefore you should sterilize them before potting a plant in there. Proper sterilization doesn’t take much effort, yet it’s essential for the success of the potted […]

What Do Robins Eat in Winter?

what foods robins eat during winter

It’s surely a pleasant sight to see tiny robins hopping in your garden. They’re the most common birds that’ll hang in your backyard, even when the cold weather is around the corner. Is there something more cheerful than the birds’ song in the grey winter mornings? However, there are a few things you could do […]

Mold in Compost: How Big of a Problem Is It?

moldy tomatoes

If you’re new to composting, you may find it surprising to see those multicellular filaments spreading all over your compost pile. It’s certainly not a pretty sight. But, seeing that this cotton-like texture is actually microorganisms that digest organic waste, it’s a part of the decomposition process. That cotton-like texture is mold in your compost. […]

How to Clean Up After Stump Grinding?

how to clean up after stump grindings

You’ve finally got rid of the tree stumps, and now you’re wondering what to do with all that grindings that have piled up in your yard. First and foremost, you should decide whether you want to discard them in the garbage or reuse them for your gardening purposes. Either way, there’s a number of options […]