String trimmers are otherwise known as line trimmers or even weed whackers. Whatever you call them, though, these important landscaping tools rely upon the selection of the appropriate trimmer line.
With myriad sizes and shapes available, it can difficult to determine which will work best for your needs. However, weighing a few essential factors can help you balance the benefits and drawbacks to choose the best trimmer line on the market for maintaining your lawn.Continue reading
In the quest to maintain a beautiful lawn, dallisgrass can destroy your plans. It is hard to control, but possible. Learning how to kill dallisgrass involves just a few simple steps. Once you have mastered the steps, these frustrating plants will never damage your lawn again.Continue reading
What do carrot sprouts look like? You need to have an answer to this question if you've decided to plant carrots in your garden. It’ll help you to differentiate between actual carrot sprouts, which are one of the very first parts of the carrot that pop out of the ground, and other growing plants.Continue reading
Landscaping and lawn care often involves the maintenance of a healthy and verdant lawn. Doing so requires the occasional reapplication of seed or other treatments and the regular application of fertilizer. In general, you should do the latter every 6 to 8 weeks during the warmer months or at least once in the spring and fall, respectively.Continue reading
Summer isn’t complete without a massive harvest of zucchini. They are a prolific plant, and you often have to beg neighbors and friends to take some of your bounties. However, if you have a family of rabbits living in the woods nearby, you may wonder can rabbits eat zucchini. They could destroy your potential harvest.Continue reading
Every gardener encounters roly polies, but few of us truly understand them. What are these strange creatures? Although they look like insects at first glance, roly polies are actually crustaceans. In fact, they are the only such animals to live their entire lives on land, but they are only able to survive in dark, moist environments.Continue reading
Weeds are the bane of any gardener’s existence. We have to spend hours weeding the beds. Otherwise, they look like we left them for nature to take over.
Vegetable plants lose some of their productivity when weeds suck their nutrients. Flower beds lack their beauty when consumed by unsightly weeds. You need the best weed barrier to stop your garden beds from becoming weed beds.Continue reading
Daisies are part of the second largest flower family, Asteraceae, which includes over 23,000 species. Their name comes from the Old English term for the “day’s eye” and refers to the way that daisy petals open at dawn and close at dusk. These versatile blooms flourish in most soils and so can be found around the world.Continue reading
Many foodies try papaya, but not all enjoy the experience. This is because markets often carry under-ripe or over-ripe fruits that lack flavor or exude muskiness. What does papaya taste like when properly ripened? The trouble is that this “fruit of the angels” has a subtle flavor that can be difficult to find without picking it fresh.Continue reading
Most outdoorsmen have a machete or other blade of choice. However, not all are familiar with the fierce Nepalese kukri. This unique blade has been honed over generations of use in battle and in everyday life. Its angled blade and curved design combine the accuracy of a knife with the performance of a hatchet.Continue reading