How to Get the Greenest Lawn in the Neighborhood! It’s Simple!

We’re gonna have fun with this article! I’m going to ask you a series of questions, you answer it, and then see if you were right? Sound good? Okay, here we go!

To keep your grass green, should you mow it more or less frequently?

The answer would be less frequently! Longer blades of grass not only look nicer, but they also choke out weeds and help the soil retain moisture. So, if you have the habit of mowing every other day, don’t! Take a break, and let the grass grow for a week or so.

26 Clever Gardening Tips and Tricks You Must Know

I love growing my own plants, but sometimes you can get… weird results. One year, I had some beautiful tomatoes that were SO sour. It was pretty bad. I learned, though, that you can mix some baking soda into the soil to make your tomatoes sweeter in just a matter of days!

9 Amazing Ways to Use Coffee Grounds in Your Garden

Take those old coffee grounds and add them to your compost pile. This helps in a few different ways. For one, it adds nitrogen to the compost, which is always good. Also, coffee grounds help the compost decompose faster. Just make sure coffee grounds doesn’t make up more than a fourth of the compost or else it will get too acidic.

6 Essential Tips to Grow Lavender- and Propagate it!

Lavender is such a fun plant to grow, but it isn’t the easiest to keep alive. That being said, don’t be afraid to grow some, especially if you’re in the climate for it. If planting in the garden, space your lavender plants about 12-18 inches apart. This will allow them to suck up the nutrients and sunlight they need to stay alive!

14 Deliciously Fragrant Flowers

If you want a plant with a pop of color and also a great fragrance, then look no further than lavender. Although it may take some time to get used to its maintenance routine, lavender is one of the best smells for your yard and garden.

How to Keep Your Plants Blooming Longer

If you’re like me, then you probably love tea. And even if you don’t like tea, your plants do! Lots of people say that soaking your seeds in tea up to 24 hours before you plant them will help them germinate better. Try it out, and when you realize it works, keep on doing it!

19 Plants that Actually REPEL Mosquitos

Marigolds. This is one of the best options for two reasons. 1) they repel mosquitos (duh). 2) They’re so PRETTY! If you put them near your doors and windows, then they should keep your home mosquito free!

22 Low Maintenance Perennials

I love the shape and color of this perennial. It grows best in a shade garden, but that doesn’t mean that’s the only place it belongs. Just watch the soil for this plant, and you should be good. Old fashioned bleeding heart is a great choice for your garden.

16 Useful Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Garden

You guys, if you want to save money and the environment, then baking soda is a great natural pesticide! I love to sprinkle it around my plants to kill bugs like aphids and spider mites. As long as you make sure to apply enough to kill the bugs but not the plants, this is a great solution!