Outdoors
 
 
 
Lawns
 

How to Keep Drought from Damaging Your Lawn

Brown, patchy lawns often become a common sight during the summer months, particularly in unusually dry years. While drought damage to lawns is seldom permanent – most turf grasses are resilient enough to pull through and turn ...
 
Lawns
 

Avoid These Common Spring Lawn Care Mistakes

Spring offers a great time to get your lawn back in shape after the cold winter months, and a little maintenance now can keep your yard looking healthy and green all summer long. There are, unfortunately, several common lawn ma...
 
Gardens
 

Affordable Winter Greenhouse

Most people think it is impossible to grow vegetables in the middle of “deep winter” and assume a greenhouse will yield more electric bills and less produce. That is no longer the case. Farmers from Northern Minnesota have disc...

 
Fall
 

Tree Trimming: When Is the Right Time?

The start of fall gets many gardeners stoked about tree trimming. There’s something about changing leaves that just makes a little pruning seem right, but don’t reach for the shears just yet. When it comes to tree trimming, hac...
 
Fall
 

Create Free Mulch and Compost with Fall Leaves

Leaves are sure to pile up on your lawn as fall progresses, and if you’re looking for a way to get rid of them, we have a solution. Many homeowners simply bag leaves up and throw them away, but why go through all that tro...