Monday, July 30, 2012

Choosing a Sprinkler

When choosing a sprinkler, several factors should be considered. The size and shape of the area to be watered, the soil type, and the rate of water flow are all important. Click here to read more:

Friday, July 20, 2012

All About Groundhogs

Groundhog control is extremely important because these nuisance animals can remove 700 pounds of soil to complete a 20 to 25-foot-long burrow! These tunnels can pose a serious threat to homes by damaging and undermining building foundations. Be sure you are taking the right steps to control these pesky creatures.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Protecting Crops from Birds

It can be disheartening for any gardener or farmer to work hard growing fruits and vegetables, only to see birds taking advantage of a free meal. Birds will eat fruits, berries, corn, grain and other crops, and they're intelligent and clever enough to work around many different types of deterrents. With a bit of innovation, however, it is possible to protect your crops from birds, whether you have just a small garden plot or a much larger commercial field. Click here to read more:

Monday, July 9, 2012

Deadheading Your Flowers

Deadheading is removing a wilted bloom from a plant before it begins to go to seed. Most often, this is done to encourage ongoing blooming from the plant. While deadheading is a common pruning practice how can you do it properly for the best results?