Garden

5 Best Sod Pluggers for 2020

A sod plugger allows plugs of grass to be removed from an existing lawn or sod and transplanted to establish a new lawn. The photo above shows how these plugs are replanted. The tool can also be used dig holes for plugs that are purchased.  Not all types of grass can be replanted as plugs. …

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Do Deer Eat Sunflowers?

Deer are a major problem in gardens around North America and beyond. One day a garden can be lush with fruits, vegetables, and other plants. The next day all of a gardener’s hard work can be destroyed by the indiscriminate taste buds of a local deer population. Sunflowers are not only cherished for their unique …

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What Is The Purpose Of Mulch?

Mulch is everywhere. It found around homes, businesses, parks, and more. It comes in various materials, colors, and sizes. Most of us likely know what it is when we see it, however, what is the purpose of mulch? Purpose of Mulch Weed Control – Mulch helps minimize the use of chemical weed control products that …

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Are Maple Trees Evergreen?

Evergreen means that a tree will maintain its green foliage through the year. It will shed its leaves, but the shedding process is not all at once to where the tree will be noticeably bare of leaves.  The majority of maple trees are not evergreen. Rather, they are deciduous trees that will completely lose their …

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Best Gardeners Hand Creams

Any true gardener will tell you that it is not unusual for their hands to take a beating while gardening. They often become dry, chapped, and cracked among other issues. Finding a high quality hand cream that actually works is often essential for gardeners to receive relief from a long day in the garden.  We …

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Can Raccoons Climb Fences?

Raccoons are one of the cutest nocturnal animals. This is especially true when you compare them to other night movers such as opossums or bats.  However, raccoons can cause some serious problems around the home if they feel comfortable enough to stick around. They are notorious for raiding outdoor garbage cans and not being neat …

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