Prevent Algae from Growing in Your Birdbath
To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath & I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide. You could also use a small length of copper pipe or tubing, or any other copper coin. I have found this to work extremely well with the exception of those times when the temperatures stay above 90 for extended periods. Copper is…
Grow a garden hummingbirds love
Grow a garden hummingbirds love: Looking to bring in more hummingbirds? This simple five-plant garden plan will be sure to turn your garden into a hummingbird hot spot!
Top 23 Plants for Pollinators ~ Attract Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds
Pollinators are essential to the health of our ecosystem, food systems, and natural landscapes. Read along to learn about the top 23 plants for pollinators. Creating a pollinator-friendly garden helps maintain a healthy pollinator population, and brings joy to your life!
7 Ways to Attract Butterflies to Your Yard
If you love butterflies as much as we do, you know very well then that they're attracted to specific types of plants. And really, is there anything more beautiful that having colorful Monarchs roam your garden? We didn't think so! Today we're going to share with you 7 ways to attract butterflies to your yard. Not only are butterflies beautiful to look at, but they can also help with pollinating! 7 Ways to Attract Butterflies #1. Plant the Right Type & Color Did you know that butterflies are…
✔43 modern mediterranean garden landscaping ideas 11 ~ aacmm.com
43 Modern Mediterranean Garden Landscaping Ideas #gardenideas #mediterraneangarden #gardenlandscaping ~ aacmm.com
6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden
Cottage garden designs bring a classic, soft vibe to your landscape. Create a garden that's big on color—but small on labor.
How To Build a Flower Bed
Three months ago I started a seemingly innocuous project. "How hard can it be to make a flowerbed?", I said. Well I learned along the way and so I am now going to share what I learned and the steps to make your project easier. The major milestones are: Design the Area Excavate the Area Construct a Border Refill with Good Soil Plant the Flowers Cover with Mulch Required Tools Work Shoes - At several points it stormed and flooded my half-dug bed. After working for just 15 minutes I would have…