Learning how to get rid of spotted spurge in lawns and garden beds is simple to do, but it takes consistent effort because this tough annual weed can be difficult to eradicate. Spotted spurge ...
Allium cepa, the onion, grows from seeds, transplants or sets in U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Hardiness Zones 3 through 9. According to the University of Illinois Extension, onions are ...
Although trees don't actively seek out sewer lines, their roots are attracted to moisture in the soil. Sewer lines hold not only moisture, but oxygen and nutrients, essential elements for healthy ...
Armadillos dig. They also climb, and their foraging can quickly turn a landscape into a mess as they dig holes and tear off tree bark while looking for bugs, snails and grubs. While control ...
If you are running water lines in multiple directions, use a T-fitting to attach all lines together at the desired junction. Try to buy pipe and fittings produced by the same manufacturer to ...
No pipes are perfect, but in the past few decades the plumbing industry has seen many improvements in water supply piping. Rigid, chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) was the first step in ...
It's just plain sad to watch window box plants die off at the end of a long growing season. Exhausted annuals remind you that summer leisure is about to give way to autumn's hectic rush.
Trees provide shade, fruits and oxygen, and they add visual interest to the landscape and attract birds and other animals. They also litter -- a lot. Leaves, twigs, seedpods or cones, flowers ...
Even the best framing carpenter makes mistakes, and there are sometimes natural imperfections in the wood that are missed during the initial installation. Uneven walls are usually a case of the ...
Interior and exterior paints can range from high gloss to flat, and having too much shine in the wrong places or not enough could make your decor look off-kilter. If you have questions about what ...
Drip irrigation has revolutionized the way gardens are watered. Because the system delivers water at the soil surface, much less water evaporates. Plus, drip emitters are very precise; they can be ...
Sometimes called black-berried nightshade, the garden huckleberry (Solanum melanocerasium) is a black huckleberry look-alike although its fruit can be mildly toxic if eaten when underripe.