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Why Are Mushrooms Growing In My Garden?

Mushrooms in lawns and gardens provoke varying reactions, ranging from disgust at unsightly fungi sprouting through bark mulch to enchanted delight at a fairy ring gracing the yard. Regardless of your response, you likely want to know, why are mushrooms growing in my garden? Where did these mushrooms come from? Why Are Mushrooms Growing in …

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Creative Water Conservation Landscaping Ideas for a Greener Yard

For the average American family, outdoor water use accounts for 30 percent of household water use, and that number is even higher for arid western states. When you consider that the typical household spends $1,000 on water each year, that’s an expensive yard! To help you save money and the environment, here are some water …

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How and Why You Should Grow Food Not Lawns

What if, instead of being the source of a groan-inducing, time-consuming chore (mowing), your lawn became a source of food? Imagine ditching the mower in favor of fresh fruits, veggies, nuts, and even eggs. There are many reasons to grow food not lawns, and the transition from grass to greens can be relatively simple. No …

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How To Stop Deer From Eating Hydrangeas (Other Plants Too)

There’s nothing worse than plating your favorite hydrangea bush only to find out the deer love them as much as you do! I should know, as we planted 40 hydrangeas on our future home’s land and the deer ate most of them before we ever had a chance to enjoy them. Today I’ll share with …

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Hydroponic Lettuce Raft System – FREE Plans

Deep water culture (the hydroponic lettuce raft system) is probably the simplest and most economical hydroponics system you could build. Although very simple to set up and operate, it is actually superior for growing lightweight, leafy vegetables like lettuce, herbs, and small peppers. They grow like wildfire in this system. Hydroponic Lettuce Raft System A …

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9 Easy DIY Landscaping Ideas for a Beautiful Yard

When looking to update your outdoor space, you can hire professionals to do the work for you, or for a more customizable and budget-friendly option, you can slip on a pair of gloves and implement some easy DIY landscaping ideas. We’ve compiled a list to help get you started, as well as some simple tips …

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Thrifty Landscaping Ideas for Every Budget

When money is tight, landscaping may not be your top priority. Plants, mulch, materials, and landscaping services can add up to astronomical costs, making a beautiful yard seem out of reach. But a plethora of thrifty landscaping ideas exists that will give your humble garden curb appeal. Thrifty Landscaping Ideas Saving money often means getting …

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10 Best YouTube Gardening Channels For Garden Lovers

Are you someone that learns by watching? If so, you need to check out the best YouTube Gardening Channels. These YouTube channels are packed full of gardening skills and a great way to get correct gardening help. Best YouTube Gardening Channels There are so many different options for a good gardening channel on YouTube. Each …

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DIY Ebb And Flow Hydroponic System {Step By Step With Pictures}

The ebb and flow hydroponic system (also called flood and drain) is the classic hydroponic setup. It is easy to understand, build, and maintain. It’s versatile and can accommodate pots of any size, or even Rockwool blocks. We love the ebb and flow and use it often. How Does The Ebb And Flow Hydroponic System …

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Asian Backyard Landscaping Ideas For A Soothing Garden

Are you geared up and ready to give your backyard a brand new look? These Asian backyard landscaping ideas just might be your perfect solution. Asian style gardens can help create a tranquil courtyard and a backyard landscape that can showcase unique features and natural elements. Asian Backyard Landscaping Ideas If you love the Asian …

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