Watering is important for all plants, but some need additional water delivered slowly over time to ensure healthy growth. Watch this video for an easy way to create a small, buried cistern out of a plastic water bottle to give your plants additional water over time.
When propagating plants from cuttings, it’s important to keep the soil warm so they’ll grow. However, if the temperature becomes too high, it can encourage bacteria growth and disease. To prevent this from happening, place a heating pad under the container to warm the soil. Watch this video to find out more.
Moss growing on surfaces you walk on—such as sidewalks, stepping stone paths, decks, steps, or stairs—should be removed, since it can make them slippery and cause a safety hazard. Watch this video to find out how.
John Deere provided the heavy equipment to improve the looks and control erosion on this steep hillside while landscaper Ron Hill provided the manpower and shared his expertise with me on how to prepare the soil and plant the dozens of ornamental grasses and other plants. Watch this video to find out more.
Choosing the right mower for your yard and mowing your grass on a regular basis are important to having a good, healthy lawn. When deciding between a push mower or lawn tractor, take into consideration the size, number of obstructions, and slope of your yard. Watch this video to find out more.
When selecting a tree for your yard from a nursery there are several important factors to consider, including branching structure, root structure, and girdling roots. Watch this video to find out more.