Trimming Hedges – Dos & Don’ts

Trimming Hedges – Dos & Don’ts

The first house we bought came with hedges. I am not an outdoorsy person, and my husband isn’t a landscaping person, so the hedges were a bane to our existence. I finally put my big girl pants on, along with long gloves because I am allergic to everything green, and...
3 Features of the Perfect Chicken Coop

3 Features of the Perfect Chicken Coop

If you are ready to start your own backyard chicken flock, you know your chickens need somewhere comfortable to live so they don’t “fly the coop.” So what should you consider when buying or building your chicken coop? Here are the top three things you should consider...
What is the Difference between OMRI and Organic?

What is the Difference between OMRI and Organic?

This topic can lean very heavily on the science part of gardening and animal care. However, I am not a science type person. So let me break this down in terms I can understand easily. Organic simply means anything used to help plants and animals grow has come...
Starting Your Own Compost Pile

Starting Your Own Compost Pile

The first week in May is International Composting Awareness Week, so what better time to start a composting pile of your own? The benefits of composting are many – it helps soil retain moisture, both adds nutrients and helps soil hold nutrients, and promotes healthier...
Five Must-Haves to Make Gardening More Enjoyable

Five Must-Haves to Make Gardening More Enjoyable

If you’ve set about starting your garden, you have probably realized a few tools are necessary to get started. But more than necessary, some tools can make gardening a little easier and more enjoyable. So whether you are looking to plant a large garden or a small one,...
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