Category: Gardening Tips

Michelle Obama’s Top 10 Gardening Facts

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Michelle Obama's Top 10 Gardening Facts

When wading through some gardening posts and articles yesterday, I came across this little gem from The Hollywood Gossip. Michelle starred on the Dave Letterman show and imparted some of her gardening wisdom. As we are all very aware, Michelle is quite the gardening buff since she started the White House Vegie Patch. Obviously it’s […]

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How To STOP Cats Pooping in the Garden

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How To STOP Cats Pooping in the Garden

To stop cats pooping in the garden, you can use mechanical barriers, chemical or natural deterrents or sound repellents. Along with these three methods, employ diversionary or preventive tactics to stop cats pooping in the garden. Cats can turn areas of soft soil and newly planted seedlings in the garden into an outdoor litter box. […]

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Are You A Nuisance Gardener?

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Are You A Nuisance Gardener?

When we consider whom a “nuisance gardener” may be we rarely lump ourselves in with this bunch of misfits. Instead it’s usually a term we save for our neighbour or pesky community member who annoys the bejeevers out of us. Yet it is conceivable that some of our garden activities may not endear us with […]

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Landscape Fabric | 5 Weed Barrier Options to Consider

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Landscape Fabric | 5 Weed Barrier Options to Consider

The idea behind landscape fabric is to provide a barrier against weeds and to protect your precious topsoil. In effect, the most natural way to keep your topsoil intact is to allow weed coverage. But, if you intend to plant an area out in the future the last thing you want to do is weeding […]

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10 Unique Mothers Day Gifts

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10 Unique Mothers Day Gifts

Finding unique mothers day gifts shouldn’t be too hard considering your mother is very unique – she’s one of a kind in fact. Maybe it’s time to think outside the box. Those tired and tested hum-drum presents: chocolates, flowers, slippers or a voucher to her favourite store are so passe. First, you need to recognise […]

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