| August Plant Watering Alert!
Watering is the biggest task this month particularly if the weather gets hot. Vegetable gardens, most flowering plants, and the lawn all need about one inch of water every week to keep them green and looking healthy.
Keep Moisture in your Flower Beds for Healthier Flowers
During hot dry August days, avoid deep cultivation in your flower beds. Loosening the soil under these conditions increases water evaporation and damages surface roots. This leads to reduced water uptake by your plants.
Lawn Honey - The Drought Buster
Posted by Administrator on 7/30/2012
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Summer is heating up, and your lawn is getting thirsty. Using Lawn Honey is the easiest way to get a beautiful lawn, while reducing your water use and going longer between waterings. Lawn Honey revives stressed lawns and turns brown areas green in as little as 5 to 7 days.
The Right Way to Water Geraniums
When watering your annual geraniums, avoid getting the plants wet. Geraniums are prone to fungus diseases and sun scorch which are encouraged by water on the leaves. Using AquaSpikes to water the roots directly is a great way to avoid these problems and deliver water right to the root zone.
What is causing rotten spots on the bottom of my tomatoes?
There’s a good chance that those spots on your tomatoes are caused by Tomato Blossom End Rot. End Rot starts with an area that appears water-soaked at the blossom end of the fruit. As it develops, it becomes larger, sunken and turns tan to brown to black, then leathery.
Protect Your Garden From Extreme Heat
Summer of 2012 came early with extreme heat throughout the US. Within the last few weeks, we've broken thousands of high temperature records. High temperatures over an extended period of time can really take a toll on your lawn and garden. Heat stress can be a serious issue if you don't take preventive measures. Follow these tips below and you can keep your lawn and garden healthy and beautiful.
3 Tips to Growing Bigger Tomatoes
Who wouldn't want bigger, healthier tomatoes in their garden this year? We've complied 3 great tips to help you get the tomato garden you've been dreaming of. Follow these tips, take some photos of your results, and we might just have a contest at the end of the season!
Clay Soil - What's Beneath Your Lawn
year, about this time of year, we get bombarded with frustrated
gardeners at their wits end trying to solve the clay soil problem. If
you don't have a clay soil problem, consider yourself lucky! Keep reading though, because the benefits of the two products outlined below
are great for any lawn but they are especially great for stubborn clay
soil management. Clay does not really lend itself well for lush garden