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Cutting down a tree in your yard should be a last resort, and in many areas there's laws preventing you from doing so. A common reasons why it may be absolutely necessary is that the tree is dying and could fall and injury people or property. Cutting down a tree can be extremely dangerous. Because of that, it is usually a good idea to hire a professional to do it for you. If you are thinking of doing it yourself, however, you need to invest in the right equipment for the job.

Tips for a Greener Garden

Posted in Gardening on Oct 30, 2017

Tips for a Greener Garden

A greener garden space doesn't just mean one with more plants, being environmentally friendly is a multi-faceted thing. Here are some tips to help.

When amateur gardeners think about fall, the first thing that pops into their mind is dead leaves, cloudy days and the approaching winter. No one would ever think fall could be an ideal time for planting, would they? That’s a wrong assumption! Experienced gardeners and those who do this for a living know that fall is the perfect season to make changes to your garden, either by seeding new plants or relocating the existing large ones.

Growing your vegetables is highly rewarding and can save you a boatload of hard-earned dollars. There is one group of people who can benefit more than just adults and our pockets. Children. This can be such a fun-filled experience for them regardless of their age. They can eat healthier, and they can learn so much about the importance of healthy eating. Children will also come to understand the impact that mass-farmed vegetables have on the environment.

Regardless of your tenure as a gardener, soil aeration is an important step in the gardening process. Soil aeration is the process of puncturing your garden’s soil with small holes. This prepares the way for air, water and nutrients to penetrate the soil. This process helps roots grow deeply and facilitates a strong and lasting garden.

User Map - Oct 4, 2017

Posted in YardYum on Oct 04, 2017

User Map - Oct 4, 2017

Today at the office we were curious about all the different countries our users come from, so we had some fun with the data and generated this map :)

Want to Repel Snakes Naturally?

Posted in Homeowners on Sep 21, 2017

Want to Repel Snakes Naturally?

Although snakes can actually be beneficial for your garden (they often prey on pests that eat your plants, like mice and beetles), they can also be extremely dangerous for your family and your pets. So let’s take a look at some natural ways to keep snakes out of your yard!

Gardening is one of the most fulfilling part-time activities for those that love seeing green leafy veggies in their backyard. Gardening like any other economic activity will cost money when staring or even when it comes to sustenance. Just like any other hobby, there are ways to save money if you are really into it. Here is ten money saving tips for Gardening and planting.

Tips for an Eco-Friendly Garden

Posted in Gardening on Sep 13, 2017

Tips for an Eco-Friendly Garden

Do your power bills and water bills get higher in the summer? If so, your beautiful green garden may be to blame. Although a garden can be beautiful, it can be an energy waster if you are not careful. You can save money on your utility bills by making some changes to your outdoor habits. Let's take a look at some clever landscape designs that can help make your garden more energy efficient and save you money.

The rise of online shopping seems relentless but, when it comes to a product as substantial as a garden building, should people visit a physical garden centre - or is choosing a shed, greenhouse or pergola in front of a laptop or mobile phone just as satisfactory?