Fall Lawn and Garden 2011

9 Stories • Available August 2011
Watering Methods

Watering Methods

Trees, shrubs and small flowering plants may seem happy in the cooler fall months, but now is the time to be sure they're getting the water they need to stay full and healthy and have their root sy

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Fixing Berms Around Plants

Fixing Berms Around Plants

When your trees, shrubs and small plants went into the ground in your yard, you or your landscaper wisely created a berm, or a raised mound of dirt, around the circumference of each plant to captur

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Moving Trees And Shrubs

Moving Trees And Shrubs

Maybe you have noticed that some of your trees and shrubs have grown larger than you expected, crowding one another and not looking their best. Or maybe you have noticed that one or two of the shru

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Cleaning Your Fences

Cleaning Your Fences

Fences take a beating during the summer months. Heavy rains splash soil onto the bottom portions of vinyl fencing, and wooden fences become dried and discolored, perhaps even spotted with lichens o

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Extending Your Fall Vegetable Crop

Extending Your Fall Vegetable Crop

The cooler weather of fall and winter does not necessarily signal the end of your vegetable garden's bounty. Many crops can be extended with just a few simple protective measures, and a surprising

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Lawn Ornaments

Lawn Ornaments

From rusty farm implements and pink flamingos to garden gnomes and tchotchkes, lawn ornaments have gotten a bad rap, but today's offerings are far from tacky. Sure, you still can find figurines tha

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Terrible Tunnelers

Terrible Tunnelers

There's no shortage of products that aim to keep moles under control, from traditional traps and poison to more eco-friendly repellents -- even systems to blast the tunnel structures by detonating

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Composting

Composting

Those no-longer-lovely leaves that have landed on your lawn might just be the key to a beautiful garden next year. So instead of leaving loads of raked leaves by the curb, use them to make compost,

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Shrub Protection

Shrub Protection

That lush landscape you envisioned when you planted shrubs and evergreens this spring and summer could fizzle if you don't protect them from winter's icy fingers and harsh winds. Without protectio

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Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 1

Fall Lawn And Garden Facts 1

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Lawn And Garden Facts 2

Lawn And Garden Facts 2

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Lawn And Garden Facts 3

Lawn And Garden Facts 3

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