Monthly Archives: December 2022

Types of Bushes With Berries

Finding ornamental bushes to fill your garden with vibrant summer and spring blooms seldom poses a struggle. Finding those that carry the parade of color into fall and winter is trickier, if you don’t choose varieties that follow their blooms with bold berry shows. For Mediterranean-climate gardeners, bushes with ornamental berries can be found in […]

How to Care for Strawberry Plants in Winter

It’s possible for you to enjoy fresh strawberries in your garden in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 10. Various varieties produce fruit at various times throughout the growing season. Following your strawberries are finished producing fruit, usually in fall or summer, cut or mow the plants down to 1 or 2 […]

Voles & Yard Damage

Voles (Microtus spp.) , also known as meadow mice, are pests of both lawns and gardens, building extensive burrows that can destroy or mar turf. These tiny, mouselike insects are busy both day and night, year-round, allowing them to do considerable damage in a brief time when humans are high. Fortunately, you can usually control […]

How to Restring Broken Blinds Strings

Blinds that won’t go down or up or hang askew create an entire room look prettier. Venetian blinds and other styles of blinds utilize two or more lift strings to increase and lower the blinds evenly. These strings are routed across pulleys in the head rail and the blinds can be held in place with […]

How to Keep the Yard Clean in Your Property

Nothing accentuates your home’s verdant, vibrant landscape like a tidy, clean lawn. A clean lawn accentuates its borders, highlights landscape attractions and adds complete value to the home using its aesthetic appeal. Maintaining a clean lawn, however, entails a bit more than picking up errant toys, lawn implements and trash. A clean, healthful lawn is […]

The way to Install Springs On Attic Staircases

A retractable attic staircase offers a far safer way to get in and out of your attic than using a stepladder. Springs keep the attic staircase closed when not being used. When the springs weaken or break, the staircase won’t stay closed correctly. It takes two people to modify the springs, but you and your […]

When to Prune the Linden Tree?

Linden is a tall landscaping tree which gains from pruning to control its form and promote tree health. You’ll come across the linden growing in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 8 where it produces an attractive oval canopy using dark green heart-shaped leaves. The typical linden reaches a height of 50 […]