Bloom Time to Flowering Crabapple Trees

Flowering crabapples (Malus spp.) Are popular home landscape trees. Their small size compared to shade trees makes them great options for smaller residential lots. They offer spring blooms, colorful fruits from summer to autumn and autumn leaf color. Their textured…

Why is Watermelon a Creeper?

Watermelons create a cool, refreshing summertime treat. This warm-weather crop requires a longer growing season and warmer temperatures than other sorts of melons. Watermelons, such as other types of cucurbits, have a sprawling growth habit and stretch across the ground….

Secrets to Hide the Liner in a Garden Pond

Commercial flexible pond liners let you easily make a natural-looking garden pond of just about any shape or size. They are easy to install and require relatively little maintenance. The liner itself can be unattractive, however, particularly if the water…

How to Care for Limelight Hydrangeas

“Limelight” hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata “Limelight”) lives up to its name as its show-stopping, elongated midsummer flower clusters open lime-green, brighten to white and assume hints of rich pink in fall. The 6- to 12-inch blossoms earned the Association of Specialty…

Do Coffee Grounds Assist Ivy Grow?

Used coffee grounds are a inexpensive source of fertilizer for ivy (*Hedera spp. *) growing in the lawn, but they might be damaging to potted ivy. Employ them properly and they will help your outdoor ivy flourish. Where Ivy Grows…

Dawn Soap for Mold Control on Tomato Plants

The enjoyment of watching your tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) thrive in their way into a bumper crop comes to a screeching halt at the first sign of mold. Whether fungal diseases or insects are answerable doesn’t matter. You need help before…

How to Fix a Frigidaire Gallery Top Load Washer Using a Clogged Hose

If your Frigidaire Gallery top load washer neglects to drain following the spin cycle, but you hear the pump working, it’s a indication that the drain hose is clogged. In some instances, you could be able to fish the barrier…

How to Plant Potatoes in a Home Garden

Native to the mountains of South America, the potato plant (Solanum tuberosum) grows best in cool conditions. People in frost-free zones can grow potato plants during winter by sowing seed potatoes in late summer or beginning them as early in…

Feng Shui Remedies for Front and Back Door Alignment

A home with a transparent view between front and rear doors — particularly if the rear door is clear, like a patio door — may seem spacious and airy. But in accordance with feng shui, this alignment creates problems in…

How to Use a Tassel Tieback

A tassel tieback is cable or braided trim that hooks into a window frame in which it could be looped to pull it back decoratively. One facet of the cable ends at a fancy tassel, while the other side ends…