Category Archives: Lawn & Garden

DIY Compost Bin and Tips for Composting Beginners

For a homesteader or someone that wants to be more self-sustaining, a compost pile is a must have. One bin can improve the health of your garden, increase your crop yield, and reduce your families waste. You can purchase different styles of compost bins or make them yourself. To get you started, I’ll tell you how to make a quick, simple compost bin and share a few tips for composting success.

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Rural King’s Fairy Garden Guide

Fairy gardens are a perfect way to bring magic to your backyard. Creating a fairy garden is very simple, fun for the kids and grandkids, and it can cost little to nothing if you like crafting and being creative. Rural King has joined the fairy garden fan club! Today, we’ll teach you how to create 3 fairy garden landscapes using tools and materials that you can pick up at Rural King. Once you know how to make your own display, enter to win up to $100 in our Fairy Garden Contest!

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Outdoor Lighting That Will Help You Make the Most of Your Yard

Lighting can really change the mood of any space, including your yard. But, don’t use fluorescent! LED & solar lighting has been proven to be not only safer but also more energy efficient. Many areas around your yard can be brought to life at night with outdoor lighting. Read on to learn the different types of outdoor lighting and what LED lights should be used in different areas of your yard.

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How to Reseed Your Lawn with Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue

If you are thinking about redoing the lawn, overseeding, or taking care of some bare spots, I have a grass seed that you should give a try, Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue. One of the most popular grass seeds available, Kentucky 31 is ideal for most climates and lawns. There are plenty of benefits to using this grass seed for your lawn, including an attractive green color, drought resistance, and more. Read on to find out more about Kentucky 31 Tall Fescue and learn how and when to plant your new lawn.

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5 Must-Have Equipment for Quick, Simple Lawn and Garden Care

With the right tools, any job time can be cut in half. Whether you’re trying to get better at lawn care or getting your garden ready for Spring and Summer, there is a piece of equipment for you. I’ll fill you in on the 5 tools that will make gardening and lawn care easier, and tell you how to use them to their full potential.

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