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Why Do Slugs Come In The House: how to repel them

It is only when you have your garden looking really good and things are growing well that you start to notice how much of a pest slugs and snails can be. When I am asked how to keep slugs and snails out of my house or out of a garden, the first ...

How To Dig Up A Flower Bed

In this article we look at the different ways you can go about digging up a flower bed. We cover what to do if you have an existing flower bed with plants already growing in it and if you don't have an existing flower bed how to go about creating ...

How To Edge A Lawn By Hand

Edging your lawn has to one of the most high impact jobs you can do to improve the appearance of your property. It really does catch peoples eye and gives your home a "SORTED!" appearance. If you haven't been edging your lawn up to now, do it once, ...

Best Chemical For Driveway Cleaning

The topic of best chemical for cleaning my driveway is one which is brought up many times. If you have spent a lot of time mowing, edging your lawn and planting beautiful flowerbeds it would be a shame to have an unsightly driveway let you down. ...

How To Get Rid of Leaves Without Raking

In this article I will look at how to get rid of leaves without raking, using other implements rather than using the traditional hand rake. Why bother to lift the leaves from your lawn? It is a good idea to lift the leaves from your lawn because if ...

How To Keep Grass Green Year Round

We find there are a number of key areas which need to be covered if you're not sure how to keep your lawn looking its best. Drainage for lawn First we need to look at drainage- is the land well drained?, is the soil type free draining or heavy clay. ...

How To Make Stripes In Yard: visually transform your lawn into a piece of art.

The main secret of how to make stripes in yard and improving the visual impact of your lawn is having a lawnmower with a heavy roller behind the cutting blade. It is this rolling of the grass in one direction and then rolling the next stripe in the ...