Category Archives: Lawn & Garden

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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Income from the Homestead: Gardening

Homesteading is defined as a lifestyle of self-sustainability. While many people think of homesteading as providing the food needed off the homestead, there is another side that is most important! Income is needed to provide the things that we can’t do or make ourselves on the homestead. Today I want to focus directly on the garden, specifically how we can earn some income early on in the season when expenses are high in anticipation of the late summer payoff.

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Winter Seed Starting 101

Anxious to get started in the garden? I know I am! You don’t have to wait until the weather is perfect. Get a jump start on growing by starting seeds in late winter. You can plant all kinds of flowers and veggies inside, let them grow, and move them outdoors when the weather is right. Today, I’ll cover what plants are great for winter sowing and what supplies you’ll need to get started.

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