What type of firewood should you use? Here’s a quick primer on some of the most popular and available firewood types. Each wood species has its own set of burning characteristics, and there are a lot of choices out there.
Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate, fertilize
What is the Orange Powder in My Lawn?
I live in Northwest Indiana. The past few weeks I have notice an orange powder coming from the grass. It is all over my shoes and feet. Can you tell me what it is and how I can get rid of it?
10 Most Magnificent Trees in the World
"A tree is a wonderful living organism which gives shelter, food, warmth and protection to all living things. It even gives shade to those who wield an axe to cut it down" - Buddha.There are probably hundreds of majestic and magnificent trees in the world - of these, some are particularly special:[singlepost][/singlepost] 10. Lone Cypress in Monterey(Image credit: bdinphoenix [flickr])(Image credit: mikemac29 [flickr])Buffeted by the cold Pacific Ocean wind, the scraggly Lone Cypress [wiki] (Cupressus ma...
Why It's Not OK to Leave Fallen Leaves on Your Lawn
Why is it necessary to rake leaves off the lawn in fall? The reason behind raking them off goes beyond concerns over smothering the grass.
Backyard Project: DIY Pumpkin Bird Feeder
Create a bird feeder from your pumpkin in this easy DIY backyard project - the birds will love it and you'll get some extra use out of your pumpkin too!
Top 10 Trees for Small Spaces
Not all trees have to tower. Find the perfect tree for that small corner of your yard
10 Medicinal Trees That Heal Virtually Everything
Natural medicine can solve many common ailments and wounds, and this article addresses ten of the most common medicinal trees and their uses. Additionally, you’ll discover how to easily make your own salves, tinctures, wound washes and poultices using tree leaves, bark, roots, and buds. To get started making your own natural medicine with medicinal …
How to Decide on the Right Trees and Shrubs
There are many factors to consider when designing your landscape. Use these tips to select the best trees and shrubs to plant in your yard and garden.
How to Make a Cutting Board Out of a Tree
Make use of an old tree stump by turning it into a beautiful, functional cutting board in under ten steps.