How much water does your garden need? Explore these basic guidelines on conservation methods to properly water trees, shrubs, gardens, and lawns.
Have you had enough of all the mowing, watering, and chemical applications needed to keep your traditional turf short, green, and weed free? Are you interested in improving your yard to provide habitat for birds and other wildlife but still want to keep a grassy open area for recreation? Perhaps it is time to go […]
If you've fought the lawn and the lawn won, let this inspire you to make a come back.
There are many factors to consider when choosing native grasses. Let this guide help you decide.
How big is your lawn compared to other people? Would you be fined if you lived in California for having too much lawn? Find out how to use your habitat map to get your lawn measurements.
After all the work of prepping, planting, and preening your gardens, the last thing you want to see are insects eating it to the ground. If we take a look at the real and persistent risks of insecticide use and compare it to the effectiveness of safer alternatives, we find the equation is not as straightforward as many of the marketing labels would have you believe.
It might seem like a plant is a plant, but some research suggests that the coevolution of insects and plants in shared ecosystems over millions of years means that many insects have developed special relationships with particular plants.