Cedar wood works well for outdoor structures, such as fences, because of its attractive reddish tone, and its resistance to warping, insect infestation and rot. Over time, dirt and weather will turn the timber gray. Cedar can be stained to…..
Whether you’re creating a folk art piece using old discovered wood or would like to paint an unfinished piece of furniture, you will have to prepare the surface to the paint. Acrylic tooth — commonly used to paint cars and…..
Whenever you have a pest problem, it’s vital that you address it immediately to stop total infestation. An effective, convenient way to kill bugs en masse would be to use a fumigation fogger. When you have houseplants, nevertheless, there are…..
Clump forming perennials fill in areas of the flower garden like little bushes. The main propagation method for perennial clumps is department. This produces clones of the parent plants, as it is an asexual way of propagation. Clumping perennials develop…..
Most blackberry species (Rubus spp.) Are self-pollinating — they do not rely on outside sources. “Arapaho” (Rubus “Arapaho”) is a blackberry cultivar that does well in the temperate climates of U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6 through 9……
Artificial grass utilizes infill material similar to organic lawn thatch as a stable foundation to hold the blades erect and to keep a springy feeling. Typically spread between one-eighth and one-quarter inch deep inside the grass blades, the infill enables…..
A wood fence can add charm to a home’s landscape that’s often hard to achieve with more industrial fencing substances, such as iron fencing. However, wood fences quickly succumb to a vast range of problems, such as mildew growth, bug…..
Retaining walls hold back dirt along slopes with tiers or in the base of a hill, where dirt is cut off, such as for a driveway or a level building surface. To make the area more attractive, landscape around the…..
Wave petunias (Petunia x hybrida) are spreading petunias that make a mass of color that lasts all summer. Although Wave petunias reach heights of just 5 to 7 inches, the plants spread out as much as 3 feet. Variations on…..
Few sights are more infuriating to a gardener than gnawed-off touches of vegetation or plants that gradually wither afterwards damaged by insects. Careful assessment of both your garden and your plants may help determine whether crops like broccoli and sunflowers…..