Easy Lawn Care: Turn Your Autumn Foliage into nutrient rich compost!

Easy Lawn Care: Turn Your Autumn Foliage into nutrient rich compost!

With Autumns toasty nights and fresh air arrive a gift – many beautiful newly fallen leaves. When the leaves turn the dreaded brown and cover your lawn, transform them into compost to enrich your soil for more bountiful and healthy plants in the spring – all for free!   Two Nifty Ways To Use Your Leaves: Standard Compost A. Using a Rake Assassin, rake your lawn of leaves, skim your pond for leaves and shovel piles you mayRead more about Easy Lawn Care: Turn Your Autumn Foliage into nutrient rich compost![…]

Fall Garden Prep

Fall Garden Prep

                         Three Tips to Prepare For Winter   1.  Soil/Landscape: Now is the time to clean up your soil. Pull up weeds, add fertilizer and soil supplements if not yet done for the calendar year (compost mix, slow release nutrient mix etc.).   2. Tools: Winterize your tools, release hoses and drain (prevents any freezing and expanding of water within the hoses that can cause breaks).Read more about Fall Garden Prep[…]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

What would fall be without a toasty Pumpkin Spice Latte, with this easy recipe you can make this delicious drink at home! Time: 10 Minutes  Result: 1 tasty drink Ingredients: 1  cup milk ( whole is preferable) 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/3 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup hot espresso or strong brewed coffee Whip Cream 3 tablespoons pure pumpkin puree   In a microwave safe bowl add the milk, sugar, pumpkin spice,Read more about Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe[…]

3 Tips for New Metal Detectorists

3 Tips for New Metal Detectorists

How many times do you remember being told stories of buried treasure as a child? Many people grow up with stories of pirates’ buried treasure or treasure maps being drawn on the back of documents. Perhaps that is why so many adults gravitate toward metal detecting as a hobby. After all, what can be more exciting than uncovering something unknown buried in the ground? Of course, few detectorists expect to find a buried fortune inRead more about 3 Tips for New Metal Detectorists[…]

The Root of the Problem: The Truth About Invasive Roots

The Root of the Problem: The Truth About Invasive Roots

Invasive tree roots are a problem that many homeowners face. They can work their way into plumbing pipes, cause tripping hazards, and even damage your home’s foundation. It is important for homeowners to understand the techniques and tools available to them in order to prevent their root problem from causing serious damage to their home or person. Not All Trees are Created Equal Before we get started, it is important to note that not everyRead more about The Root of the Problem: The Truth About Invasive Roots[…]

Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting – Marc McDermott

Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting – Marc McDermott

Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting   By Marc McDermott SmarterHobby.com   You’re finally taking the plunge into the world of metal detecting.   Whether you’re planning to be a weekend warrior type or you want to seek treasure every single day, there are a few things you’ll need before you get started.   Metal Detector   Before selecting your metal detector, you should look at a few things first.   What you’re usingRead more about Everything You Need to Go Metal Detecting – Marc McDermott[…]

3 Rave Reviews for the Root Assassin

3 Rave Reviews for the Root Assassin

Gardening is a popular past time for many Americans, even children! In fact, 95.6% of all children who garden enjoy the task. But while spring might be the season for planting posies, summer is the best time to get some serious work done in your yard. Whether you are taking down some trees or transplanting your gardenia bush, you want to make sure you have the proper tool for the job. The Root Assassin serratedRead more about 3 Rave Reviews for the Root Assassin[…]

3 Easy Landscaping Projects To Improve Your Home’s Value

3 Easy Landscaping Projects To Improve Your Home’s Value

Landscaping is a great way to increase the value of your home. According to realestate.com, landscaping can raise a home’s value up to 12%. That is a massive return on investment when you consider that the average homeowner spends $5,000 or less on landscaping projects. If you’re looking to get into a little landscaping to improve the value of your home, you need the right tools. One of these recommended tools is the golden garkRead more about 3 Easy Landscaping Projects To Improve Your Home’s Value[…]

3 Creative Golden Gark Rake Uses You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

3 Creative Golden Gark Rake Uses You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

About 20 million acres of lawn are cultivated across the United States, and oftentimes, lawn cultivation leads to other landscaping efforts and gardening projects. It’s no secret that gardening usually requires a myriad of tools, and while you can spend the money purchasing multiple tools for each project, it’s generally much wiser to invest in a multi-purpose tool such as the Golden Gark Rake. Here are some specific gardening tasks that the Golden Gark RakeRead more about 3 Creative Golden Gark Rake Uses You’ve Probably Never Thought Of[…]

A Few Tips to Make Your Gardening Experience Easier

A Few Tips to Make Your Gardening Experience Easier

Spring has sprung, and with it so has gardening season. And while getting your hands a little dirty and planting beautiful flowers or vegetables might seem like a fun idea, it’s not always the easiest thing to do. So whether you’re a first-time gardener or you’re just looking for a few ways to make the task a little easier, here are a few essential tips to keep in mind. Invest in Raised Beds Not onlyRead more about A Few Tips to Make Your Gardening Experience Easier[…]