Looking for a simple and inexpensive way to upgrade landscape lighting? Do you have low voltage landscape lighting still using old incandescent bulbs? Are you tired of replacing those bulbs regularly as they burn out? Do you want to save money on your electrical bill? You could change them to special LED bulbs made for this type of lighting. Those bulbs though are expensive and hard to find. Here is an alternative that uses a roll of readily available, inexpensive LED strip light to upgrade landscape lighting to save money and provide better light.
Mention the tropics and what do you think of? (Hint: something that grows) Palm trees! Want to know the best part? You can have some of the more cold hardy palm trees right at home in your garden even if you get cold winters. I'll share with you the different varieties and how you can add them to your garden.
We attended what is called Spring Prelude at the Butchart Gardens, a popular tourist attraction in our hometown, Victoria, BC, Canada This is where staff at the Gardens empties what…
Why is it that having a garden is so important? Is it limited to only being important for your family’s well-being? Or is it really able to cause an amazing impact on the larger environment outside of the confines of your property?
Greenhouses are designed to capture solar energy. However in climates with a lot of sun and in summer when the outside temperatures are warm, all that solar energy can overheat a greenhouse. The easiest and most reliable way to avoid this is to install automatic vent openers.
There are many benefits to growing your own healthy and fresh vegetables. While you can go the traditional route of planting directly in the ground, there are other ways to grow that are better, especially if you are space-constrained. Here are the best places to grow food.
Balcony gardening has it’s limitations. Space is probably the biggest factor in limiting what you can do. However with a few clever tips, you can overcome your limited balcony gardening space and have a beautiful, functional area.
At the end of a busy gardening day, your feet may be tired, your arms sore and your back strained. After taking care of your garden all day, it is now time to take care of the gardener.
Most real estate agents say that it is location, location, location that sells a house. While that is a strong factor, how your house and garden look from the street when someone pulls up to it for the first time is equally important. There are many ways to easily and cheaply improve curb appeal.
A greenhouse over winter will have accumulated bugs, spiders, leaves, other debris and perhaps some diseases. When you do a proper greenhouse cleanup prior to the growing season, you will have fewer problems later.