DIY Repair Of A Residential Sprinkler System

An underground lawn and garden sprinkler system is a great way to irrigate a residential yard. Spray sprinklers can cover small and large garden areas and can be operated manually or by an automatic timer. Most underground sprinkler systems are made of PVC pipe. If you find that your spray sprinkler system is not working properly, you may be able to repair it yourself. Here are some things you can do to repair your spray sprinkler system:   [Read More]

4 Tips For Starting A Garden

If you are new to gardening, chances are you aren't quite sure how to get started. This often leads to people being unsuccessful with gardening, which means they give up and don't reap the reward of surrounding themselves with beautiful plants in the yard that you have the pleasure of growing and keeping alive all on your own. Here are four tips to help you get started on your garden: [Read More]

5 Tips To Stay Safe On A Lawn Tractor

Using a lawn tractor can be a great way to make lawn care a whole lot easier on yourself. However, if you aren't careful, you could get hurt while using your ride-on lawn mower to cut your grass. Fortunately, following these tips can help you stay safe while taking care of your yard. 1. Dress Properly First of all, you should make sure that you are dressed properly when cutting grass. [Read More]

Low Cost Ideas For DIY Planters

Creating the perfect garden requires not just a variety of plants, but also some architectural elements to help add shape and color to the space. One way to do this is by sprinkling interesting containers, both large and small, throughout the space. The following are a few ideas on how you can do this without spending a fortune. Option #1: Hypertufa Hypertufa is a mixture of cement powder, gravel, and peat moss, which is then mixed with water to a thick consistency. [Read More]