Isn’t it frustrating to carefully tend your garden, only to see it suffer, shrivel and droop in a drought? Don’t despair! Here are the top four gardening tips to beat the heat. Read more
Its flower can mature from bud to seed in as little as 24 hours, and once the puff balls appear, the seeds can easily spread on the slightest breeze. Dandelion seeds thrive and germinate in warmer temperatures – over 50 degrees – and moist soil. If temps are cooler or the soil is dryer, these resilient pests can go dormant and sprout decades later, when conditions are more to their liking. This is one hearty weed!
Do you bag your grass clippings? Many people do. Perhaps it’s standard operating procedure in your neighborhood; everybody does it. In decades past, it has certainly been traditional to dispose of grass clippings by putting them in the refuse bin or hauling them to yard waste processing centers.