Archive for October, 2010

Cleaning Up Fall Leaves Can Prevent Damage and Give Back to the Garden

Shredded fall foliage can be used as organic mulch in flower beds, vegetable gardens and container gardens and under trees and shrubs. Apply a 2- or 3-inch layer of shredded leaves to beds, keeping them from actually touching any plants.

Continue Reading October 21, 2010 at 8:09 AM Leave a comment

How to make a spherical water feature.

Nothing soothes the senses in the garden quite like the sound of flowing water. You don’t have to buy an expensive fountain to savor its relaxing melody. You can create your own natural-looking water feature using inexpensive materials.

Continue Reading October 20, 2010 at 8:47 AM Leave a comment

What’s the secret to attracting birds to your backyard this autumn?

Don’t miss out on seeing some of the most beautiful birds of the year — turn your yard into an Advanced “Bird-Friendly” Certified Wildlife Habitat™ site today!

Continue Reading October 19, 2010 at 7:54 AM Leave a comment


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