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Mid-Summer Classics

There are many very attractive bloomers that thrive in the mid-summer heat. Add vibrant reds and yellows for that weekend garden party. Place some softer pastels around your front door and back patio. And remember, summer color is not restricted to just the flower's bloom.

Tips For Spring Weed Killing

Surely you’ve heard of spring cleaning but spring weed killing can be a whole lot more interesting. Here are some things according to Dawn West of AllAboutLawns. com to help you beat out the weeds:Preemptive strikeThere’s no better way to fight them than if they’re not there yet. If you know that weeds are forming under the surface, take control first by using pre-emergence herbicides.

Choosing & Using Spreaders

No matter what kind of lawn products you use, their performance depends in large measure on the quality of the spreader that you use to apply them. A poor-quality spreader often leaves missed streaks or patches in the lawn where the material is either not applied, or is applied at the wrong rate.

Fertilizing Your Lawn brought to you by the Scotts Company

There are four major considerations in selecting a lawn fertilizer. 1. The Analysis 2. The Nitrogen Release Rate 3. Granule Content 4. Results How to Select a Lawn Fertilizer1. The Analysis This indicates the percentage (by weight) of the three major nutrients in a fertilizer: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. The analysis is printed on the front of every fertilizer package, as shown here.

Wintertime Green Thumb

Do you miss the great taste of fresh-from-the-garden spices and veggies? Then start a little mini-garden in your kitchen by planting some fresh herbs and vegetables. It's really pretty easy. All you need are some planters, soil, seeds and light.

How to Photograph Flowers

With your garden in bloom comes an irresistible chance to grab the camera and start capturing the blooms of the season. Yet, how do you turn those shots of your favorite blooms into something special? Here are some tips on how to take better flower pictures from the world's largest photography school, New York Institute of Photography (NYI).

Light This Way

Greet your holiday guests in a unique way. On a cold winter night, ice luminaries (or lanterns) are a beautiful way to light a path, entrance way, patio or steps. They're excellent outdoor decorations for parties and celebrations and, best of all, they're easy to make.