How to keep Grass from Growing Under Fence

Having your lawn maintained and looking neat is every homeowner’s dream, but what’s daunting is discovering that you have grass growing under your fence.  It’s more frustrating when your lawnmower can’t reach this grass.  Keeping grass from growing under the fence may require you to use a weed eater or treat the vegetation with a … Read more

How Much Water Per Gallon of Soil

Plants are made up of 90% water, but how much water should you use per gallon of soil? That’s one of the questions most people struggle with. Underwatering your plants could stunt growth, and excessive watering could result in fertilizer leaching and destroying your plants. You need to maintain the right water supply, but this … Read more

How to Get Rid of Pampas Grass

Did you know that pampas grass grows between 6-10 feet tall and can quickly spread and get out of control? Pampas grass is considered ornamental in some areas due to its low maintenance and ability to grow where other plants cannot.  Homeowners use this grass to hide ugly fences, mark property lines, or act as … Read more

Bleach vs Vinegar for Weeds

It’s likely since the concept of gardening began, we’ve been trying to rid our gardens of these pesky plants known as weeds. They come in all shapes and sizes, typically grow very rapidly, and suck nutrients out of your soil quicker than more desirable plant species – such as grass. Furthermore, weeds can make your … Read more

Do Oak Trees Make Soil Acidic?

A beautiful tree with equally stunning leaves, oak trees add magnificence to any area they grow in. If you’re lucky enough to have one on your property, you’ve probably admired its beauty; despite all the leaves it does tend to drop.  While it’s well worth it to have to rake up the leaves, you may … Read more

How To Sterilize Soil So Nothing Will Grow

Like many gardening enthusiasts, you probably spend a fair amount of time tending to all the various things that you’re currently growing. Whether edible, just for decoration, or a mix of both, your garden is a wonderful reflection of all the time and effort you’ve awarded it with.  However, what isn’t an accurate reflection are … Read more

How to Kill Weeds in Dormant Bermuda

Anyone who has Bermuda grass in their lawn knows what it looks like when it goes dormant. The name suggests a warm, inviting, tropical climate, which is exactly where it’s known to thrive. But in the colder months and seasons, first-timers may panic when they start to notice all their grass appearing, well, dead. After … Read more

Zoysia vs centipede Grass – A Detailed Comparison and Guide

If you’re looking for low-maintenance lawn grasses, you can decide between Zoysia and centipede grasses. These are two warm-season grasses that can handle heat and humidity relatively well and need very little mowing since they grow very short and close to the ground. These two lawn grasses have very many similarities and they both can … Read more