We know this time of the year is busy. We also know that making a small amount time to accomplish a few tasks in your yard can save you tons of time in the spring and make quite a difference in the quality of your garden and landscaping.
Turns out, there are natural ways to repel mosquitos AND avoid dousing yourself in bug spray. Here are some easy plants to include around your house this summer to help prevent the yearly onslaught of mosquitos.
Let’s talk about raised bed gardening. Why? Because everyone is doing it. While there are some disadvantages to raised beds, many will agree that raised beds provide the perfect solution to several garden conundrums – such as lack of space, clay soil, etc. In addition, raised beds can extend your growing season, especially if you have a cover.
We want you to encourage your kids to play in the dirt! That’s right. Let them hang out in the dirt. Inspire them to gently feel the worms and squash the dirt in their hands. Raising the next generation of gardeners is important to society.
Resist the urge to plant in your garden too early. Not only do you have to worry about night-time frost, you also have to ensure the soil temperature is warm enough to enable your tender seedlings to survive. By the second week in May, however, it is usually safe to plant seedlings in the ground in your garden.