3 Things To Know About Sod


Taking care of a large yard can be difficult when you don't have a lot of time on your hands for the task. If the appearance of your landscape is beginning to take away from the curb appeal of your house, it might be time to invest in sod. Basically, sod is grass that is grown before being placed on the market. This article covers a few of the important things that you should know about investing in sod for your landscape.

17 January 2017

Tips For Keeping Pests Out Of Your Garden


If you want to make sure that you will get the best crops from your garden, you will need to work hard to keep all of the pests out of it. To help you do just that, you will want to review the following helpful suggestions. Fence In Your Plants While this will not keep the small insects away, it will keep animals such as gophers, groundhogs, rabbits, and deer away from the food that you are growing.

7 October 2016

3 Reasons To Use Granular Fertilizer Instead Of A Spray Fertilizer


When you think about applying a fertilizer to your lawn, you might think about applying a spray, similar to what many professionals use. However, for your average homeowner, granules are a far better option. Granulated fertilizer comes in small pellets that are similar to BBs. These are a few reasons why this might be the best choice for fertilizing your lawn. 1. It's Easier to Apply Evenly First of all, you should know that applying a fertilizer spray can be more difficult than you think.

12 July 2016

Supplies Needed For A Seahorse Aquarium


If you have some experience with salt-water aquariums and want to go for something really special, you may want to consider having a seahorse aquarium. However, these fascinating creatures require special care and equipment to keep them alive and healthy. Do not just buy a pair and stick them in your normal tank, you are doomed to failure. Here are the requirements for putting together a habitat for seahorses. Tank and Set-up

20 January 2016

Three Spring Projects To Boost Your Curb Appeal


Spring is the season of renewal, and this includes your curb appeal. After winter has blown its final destructive breath across your property, focus on the following three areas to get things looking sharp again in record time: A Fresh Coat of Paint Nothing shouts "conscientious homeowner" like freshly painted trim. Stand back and take a good, hard look at your home's exterior this spring to see where the most attention is needed.

6 May 2015

Natural Gas Filling Stations Plus Bigger Truck Engines To Boost Liquefied Petroleum Usage


The trucking industry is poised to utilize liquefied petroleum gas, also known as propane gas. The problem is that there aren't enough filling stations lining the highways throughout America for long haul truckers as they traverse thousands of miles all over the nation. They need to fill up just as any driver would when driving an automobile. State and federal government agencies in America are offering tax credit and grant incentives to encourage the installation of natural gas fuel stations.

29 January 2015

Tips For Farm Equipment Safety


In the world of agriculture, safety is a major concern. Of all the industries in the US, agriculture is the most deadly, even more dangerous than mining and other hazardous fields of work. Tractors alone account for 125 deaths a year. Learn the dangers of farm equipment and how to use safety precautions, so your agricultural business is as safe as possible. Keep machinery free of fire risks Farm equipment fires account for millions of dollars in damage every year, and pose a dangerous risk for agricultural workers.

15 January 2015

Having New Sod Installed? Here's How To Keep It Lush


Putting in new sod is the quickest and easiest way to have a beautiful, lush lawn. Once it's in, you'll need to care for it properly, or it will quickly turn brown and die. That's because it takes a while for the roots under the sod to attach to the earth and get nutrients. Here's how you should care for your new sod. Water Frequently Since the roots won't grow into the soil for several days, you'll have to keep them moist so the sod doesn't die.

1 December 2014