How To Prune Overgrown Lilacs
29 April 2015
If you are fortunate enough to have lilacs (Syringa vulgaris) on your property, you already know that these spring-blooming flowers release a heady, sweet scent that perfumes the night air. What you may not know is that without regular trimming or pruning your lilac bushes can become overgrown and gradually produce fewer blooms. Knowing when and how to prune them is important to keeping them healthy and producing abundant blooms.
6 Weeds That Are Actually Useful
20 March 2015
Weeds can be a nightmare when you are trying to plant a new flower bed or when you are trying to get your garden to thrive. Although weeds can ruin your lawn, garden, and yard, there are a few weeds found around the world that are useful. Those sneaking dandelions that crowd your carefully manicured garden could, in fact, be a blessing in disguise. After you've learned more about the uses of these common weeds, you may change your opinion on what is and is not a weed indeed.