5% household vinegar does nothing to my driveway weeds. I’m going to spray bleach on them. I’m thinking I should dilute it and add some liquid soap, for a surfact... See more
I've seen a couple of those shows where they are building "tiny houses". My immediate thought is, "an RV is much easier and comfortable" for me. But, I like the secti... See more
Hello again! My garage and patio are finally completed but now I have another issue. The contractor threw Scott’s seed down everywhere about 2 weeks ago. I’ve ... See more
I want to find an easy way to make a push-type or pull-behind roller that will evenly spread peat moss or sifted compost onto my lawn.
I have a one quart garden hose sprayer that I would like to use to green up my lawn with Epsom salts. How would I do this? Would I just fill the quart container wit... See more
I live in SE Alabama. Have mostly clay in my soil. What should I mix dirt with? I have lots of Miracle grow potting soil.
I have a 4x4 garden spot, and a "pallat" garden. Over the years I've added kitchen scraps to my dirt pile, and have pretty good compost. should I buy commercial dirt,... See more
How do you know if your soil needs alkaline or if it has too much?
I want to use some eggshells in my flower beds for keeping slugs out or at least eating my Hostas. Once the eggshells are cleaned, do I have to put them in the frig ... See more
Unconventional gardening is my passion. My most recent interest is to learn how to extend my outdoor growing season with a solar greenhouse, cold frame, or anything ... See more
I'd like to know are coffee grounds good for plants? I have heard different claims regarding this question and seen conflicting information online about coffee ground... See more
Where do I look for a "calendar" for fall chores to winterize my home and yard? I live in San Diego, CA. We get a few weeks a year of chilly temps and a few nights o... See more
I have several flower beds on property but the dirt is clay and it the lot is shady so plants do grow as well I would like. Deer and other animals also eat plants, to... See more
I have been told not to use Miracle-Gro on any vegetables yet I just got a Better Bush tomato plant and it says on the card to "Plant it right! Use Miracle-Gro". I'... See more
My husband distroyed our back yard and I am slowing trying to get it back looking halfway decident. My lawn is patchy and I cant afford sod, so I need to plant grass... See more
I want to be able to pulverize the shells (lime) to be used in my garden soil.
The areas I have to choose from for my gardens are large amount are mostly clay. There was a coal mine here. So all the good soil was covered by feet of clay and poor... See more
I would like to have a compost pile that isn't permanent.