Bad Weeds Can Be Good Weeds In A Permaculture Garden: 3 Beneficial Weeds You Need To Consider Growing

In permaculture, weeds are not necessarily the enemy. In fact, many weeds have beneficial qualities that make them a valuable addition to your understory. Before you destroy all those weeds, educate yourself on why they are worth keeping.    Dandelion    Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is often the bane of those who wish for perfect lawns, but in permaculture, they are one of the most prized plants. Dandelions accumulate potassium, silicon, potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, and copper, making their edible parts extremely nutritious and also medicinal. Read More 

Add a Dynamic Rock Garden to Your Yard

A rock garden can have different purposes in your yard. Naturally, it's there to look pretty. However, it also gives you the opportunity to install a garden that doesn't require much upkeep. Indeed, rock gardens were initially developed to mimic alpine slopes with their hardy, low-maintenance plants. However, it's also possible to channel the Mediterranean or a desert-scape in your garden. Install a rock garden that wows visitors with its colors, textures, and overall beauty. Read More 

About Starting a Plant Nursery from Home

Are you ready to jump into the business of selling plants that are grown in your backyard? If you don't know much about plants, you might need the assistance of a landscaper when you begin creating the nursery. Attempting to grow plants that are not right for your zone can lead to a financial disaster. You must also make sure the outside of your nursery will be appealing to customers. In this article, you will learn a few things that should be considered when you begin your home plant nursery. Read More 

Water Saving Landscape Irrigation Tips

With drought and water restrictions affecting more areas, it makes sense to install a sprinkler and landscape irrigation system that will minimize your use of the H2O. Part of the equation, of course, is selecting plants and trees that are either native either to your area or to a climate with similar annual rainfall and seasonal moisture patterns as your area. The other part of the equation is creating the perfect irrigation system. Read More 

Learn How To Turn An Old Stump Into A Great Tic-Tac-Toe Board

When you have Jonny's Tree & Landscaping Co., LLC or a similar company cut down a dead tree in your yard, it can be hard to know what to do with the stump that is left behind. A stump doesn't have to be an eyesore in your yard. You can turn it into a great tic-tac-toe board, if you are willing to think outside of the box a bit. Use the following easy-to-follow guide to turn your old stump into a game everyone is sure to love to play. Read More