Category : Gardening : Home & Garden

How to Build a Platform for a Shed

Gardening
The best platform for a shed is a poured concrete base. A concrete base will withstand the elements better than a wood platform and won't shift when the ground freezes. A wood foundation can shift when the soil expands, lifting up and affecting the integrity of your entire structure. Proper concrete

Rearranging Your Garden

Gardening
All the gardens reach a point where they need a little renovation. Renovation is a huge work. It requires a lot of new ideas, time, and knowledge. Most of the people want to rearrange their garden to be more beautiful and more comfortable. Some people want to install a pond or a swimming pool.

How to Select an Annual Plant

Gardening
Annuals are plants that complete their life cycle in a single growing season or year--from seed to seed. They come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes--and no garden can be complete without them. They instantly add a dash of color and diversity not always available in perennials. When choosing

Grub Worms in Vegetable Gardens

Gardening
Grub worms are a nuisance to many vegetable gardeners. Not only do people like to eat the produce that grows, but so do the grubs. Grubs are white worms that eat away at the foliage of your vegetable plants. When the foliage is damaged, the plants will not grow well since the leaves are what take in

Care for Leggy Plants

Gardening
Plants are called "leggy" when their central stalks become spindly and unstable. These plants look malnourished with foliage on top and bare canes on the bottom. The leggy stalk can easily break. Houseplants and new seedlings become leggy from too much nitrogen or lack of sufficient light. Outdoor s