Tag Archives: Lawn Care

The Perfect Edge To Our Garden Beds

The Perfect Edge To Our Garden Beds

  When we follow these four easy steps we can create and keep our beds edges neat and sharp.   Well defined lines in the garden give a clean and smooth finished look to our beds. Sharp edges give a clear start to the stage of our planning and maintenance we do in our gardens.


  Fertilizers can be expensive, and it is not always clear what exactly is in them. So, I thought it would be interesting to try a natural, do-it-yourself, lawn fertilizer. Here are some recipes that can be made and are used as a great grass fertilizers. There are some ingredients that may come as a big


Crabgrass In Lawns

Crabgrass is defined as any persistent weed or unwanted grass that grows in our manicured lawn.  Crabgrass grows during the hot temperatures of mid and late summer.  If  weeds grow during early spring or last fall then they are probably not crabgrass. There a many weeds that look like crabgrass but the treatment are all similar

Fascinating Fireflies

Most folks can probably identify an adult firefly, but can you identify a larval one? I found this little guy (or girl?) this past summer on a driveway in eastern Pennsylvania. These fascinating – and garden-friendly! – Insects are likely facing massive population declines due to habitat loss, light pollution, and pesticide exposure. Encouraging them