Around the Yard

Around the Yard

Watch our lawn and garden videos to find out how to improve the look of your yard.

Mixing soil and ammendments in wheelbarrow

How to Mix Soil for Planting Beds in Your Yard

When putting new planting beds in your yard, it’s important that the soil you use is rich in both nutrients and organic material. Watch this video for a can’t miss soil recipe to add to the planting beds in your yard.

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Pots full of compost and alfalfa

Homemade Nutrient Rich Organic Tea for Plants

Find out how to make a homemade, nutrient rich, organic tea from compost and alfalfa to use for watering your plants. Watch this video to find out more.

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Planting container grown flowers in a yard

How to Plant Container Plants in Your Yard

Watch this video for some tips on how to plant and water flowers and other container grown plants in your yard so they’ll grow and bloom.

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PVC pipe inserted in compost pile for aeration

How to Aerate a Compost Pile Using Perforated PVC Pipe

Compost piles are usually aerated by turned with a pitchfork, but pieces of perforated PVC pipe can also be inserted into the pile to provide oxygen to the center of the pile. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using panty hose filled with soil to anchor plants on a hill

DIY Tip for Anchoring Plants on a Steep Slope in Your Yard

If you have a steep hill in your yard that erodes easily, watch this video for an easy DIY tip that can help hold plants in place and reduce erosion using old panty hose.

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Homemade bird feeder baffle on pole

DIY Squirrel and Raccoon Bird Feeder Guard

While feeding birds is a popular pastime, feeding squirrels and raccoons is not.To keep the furry critters away from your bird feeder, make a DIY guard from a piece of stovepipe. Watch this video to find out how.

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Wood mulch in foundation planting bed

Types of Mulch for Your Yard

Watch this video to find out about the many types of mulch that are available for your yard, including cypress mulch, red wood mulch, pine bark, and rubber mulch.

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Julie Day and Danny Lipford watering plants

How to Water Plants in Your Yard

For plants in your yard to grow and flourish, they need to receive the right amount of water on a regular basis. Watch this video to find out how to water the plants in your yard.

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