Why Lawn Care Is an Essential Service in a Pandemic

Food. Clothing. Shelter. Lawn care. All are essential to well-being. No one questions by the first three, but lawn care? While it might not seem so at first glance, there are good reasons many state and local governments have deemed lawn care is an essential service, even during a pandemic. Public Safety Mother Nature didn’t […]

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Vegetable Garden

There are so many benefits to planting your garden beyond the satisfaction you get from your work and the food you produce. Gardening can be a mindful and enriching experience. But how do you avoid the crop-destroying pests? Beneficial Bugs Plenty of wildlife are willing to work for free, the trick is getting them to […]

How to Create a Sensory-Friendly Backyard Landscape for Your Child With Special Needs

Playing outside is one of the greatest joys of childhood. There are extra considerations when your child has special needs, but time outside still can offer tremendous therapeutic benefits, especially for children with autism or similar conditions. But it’s possible to create a sensory-friendly backyard landscape for your child with special needs. If you’re looking […]

Can Bed Bugs Live Outside In Your Lawn?

Bed bugs — these nasty little critters are one of the well-known intruders to homeowners. Often, they can be spotted on your bed, under your mattress, on your couch.  But can bed bugs live outside, in your lawn? This article will answer this and other common pest control questions.  Why Do Bed Bugs Usually Live […]

The Amazing Health Benefits of Horse Chestnut

Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is a large tree that is also known as a conker tree. It originates from the Balkan Peninsula in Eastern Europe but it’s native to other parts of Europe and Russia as well. Nowadays, the tree is cultivated in countries with a temperate climate in the Northern hemisphere. Despite its name, […]

Gardening for Mental Health

You’ve most likely stumbled across this article because you’re feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed. The pressures of modern life — our digital lives, the demands of making a living, can all have a negative effect on mental health. Have you thought of gardening for mental health? There are a number of benefits of gardening when […]