Archives for February 2009
If your garden is tiny, then you should keep the colors very basic and simple
The best time of year to trim the shrubs in your yard is early in the summer, or to be more exact, the period of time that exists between the end of spring but before the heat of summer gets underway. It is recommended that you trim your shrubs at least once throughout the year in order to get rid of dead branches and to lend support to the new growth. Trimming also helps to give your shrubs a more manicured and cared-for appearance.
Patti February 10th, 2009 | Gardening
A wheelbarrow (sometimes referred to as a garden wagon), is a hand cart that has one wheel in the front and two handles in the back for the person who is using it. Wheelbarrows are excellent devices for carrying anything from soil to compost to fertilizer. The fact that a wheelbarrow has only one wheel means that it is easy for the user to work when it comes to taking sharp turns in the yard and also when it comes time to dump the contents.
Remember the days when your parents or grandparents owned a clunky reel mower (also known as a push mower)? You dreaded those occasions when it was your turn to mow because it was a heavy and awkward contraption and you sometimes ended up missing patches of grass. You got a good workout, but you were sweaty and exhausted by the time you were finished.
Sound familiar? This was probably not one of your fondest memories from your younger years. Thankfully times have changed, and