For Everything There Is A Season...

By The Old House Web

Fighting flies year-round

Hazardous trees

Maintaining and caring for backyard ponds

The right gardening tools

User-friendly garden tools

The fine art of sharing a tree with your neighbor

Correct pruning is a shear delight

The art of pruning ornamental shrubs and bushes

Designing a landscape to attract birds


Alternatives for ice melters

Keep shrubs safe from deer

Longer lasting blooms

Finding THE perfect holiday tree

Hearty potted plants

Hard times with soft water

Winter checklist: Don't abandon your yard and garden


Beautiful gardens begin with soil samples

Construction and installation of raised beds

Creating drought-resistant landscapes

Healthy soil, healthy plants

Planting for fall colors

Making and using compost bins for yard and kitchen waste

Selective pruning vs. topping trees

Lawn Fertilizing 101: Drop and rotary spreaders

A lawn mower safety checklist

Caring for "baby trees"

Choosing a top-quality tree

Finding the right tree for the right site

Propagating plants: Plan a successful start for seeds

Propagating plants: Saving cash with cuttings

Selecting the best garden site

Starting tasty tomatoes

Stop crabgrass before it starts ruining your lawn


Bee stings: The need for speed

Grass clippings: Hidden nutrients for lawns

Lyme Disease: Tips and precautions about ticks

Made in the shade with protective headgear

Controlling earwig invasions

Saying goodbye to lawn moss

Ripe for picking: peas, snap beans and other vegetables

Riding mowers safety tips


Plan fall bulb planting for bright spring blooms

Treating house plant pests

Control broadleaf weeds in late summer and fall (liquid herbicides)

Lady Bug, Lady Bug, fly away home

Making poinsettias bloom

Wild mushroom pickers need expert advice

The root of good plant growth

Monitoring tree pruners: Know your cuts

Search Improvement Project