Fleas can be a source of annoyance or even insufferable frustration depending on the magnitude of infestation in your home and your yard. Having pets and children raise the stakes even more as you strive to rid yourselves of these little bloodsuckers. Parasites, in every sense of the word, fleas can bring untold damage. Sadly, there is no quick way to get rid of fleas despite all the best flea fogger, warm washes, insecticides and repellants that you might use.
I remember getting a bad greenish gash on my left arm a while back. No, it wasn’t from some weird infection. Here’s what happened: I was having an otherwise lovely day in my yard when I, unfortunately, tripped on my garden hose and fell arms first into my uncut grass. Amusingly, the length of my garden hose wasn’t even cluttering the yard but was in a neat and cleanly rolled pile. Still, I was there on the ground with a bad gash and chlorophyll coloring my skin.
Many will tell you about the myriad of benefits that come from manually splitting those logs in your yard. Some advantages include exercise, sticking to a routine, and just plain old-fashioned manual labor to keep you honest. Although these points may be right, you won’t always have the time, energy, or vigor to split those logs with your trusty axe, even more so if you need to handle a large pile.
The quality of the soil that you’ll be using for your plants may just be the most important part of gardening. All the sun, watering, fertilizers, and tender loving care will be in vain if you plant your desirables and edibles in poor soil. This fact is even more important when you raise the stakes, quite literally, by starting your very own raised beds!
Raised beds provide a bevy of advantages when you choose to start a flowering plants area in your garden or a new vegetable patch. However, several concerns arise. For one thing, what real benefits do raised beds provide? More importantly, what is the best soil mix for raised beds?
We’ll address these concerns and more in this article so read on!
The classic garden tractor is your yard’s trusty workhorse. Although garden tractors are capable machines in most properties that are at least half an acre, they’re especially necessary on large and vast swathes of land. Naturally, they will be the better choice over your reel mower. Hence, whether you’re maintaining a couple of acres or a dozen, acquiring the best garden tractor will be vital!