How To Attract Dragonflies In Your Garden To Control Mosquitoes

One of the dragonfly’s favorite foods is mosquitoes. Both adult dragonflies and their nymphs live and hunt on the water where mosquitoes and their larvae are found in abundance. They are excellent hunters and extremely fast swimmers, so mosquitoes stand little chance against them. Dragonflies are born with basket-formed limbs that help them catch their … Read more How To Attract Dragonflies In Your Garden To Control Mosquitoes

Best Plants That Attract Butterflies

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Butterflies love flowers because the blooms provide food for the butterflies and their offspring and the butterflies pollinate plants so they can continue to produce flowers and food. Some plants attract butterflies like a magnet and those are the plants you want to have growing in your landscape. Not only will get to enjoy the … Read more Best Plants That Attract Butterflies

Medicinal Plants That You Should Grow In Your Garden

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It’s possible to grow an herbal pharmacy in your backyard if you know the right plants to grow. Many plants have healing properties and can be used for soothing minor burns, preventing a cold, getting a more restful night of sleep, and to treat many other health issues. There are several medicinal plants that you … Read more Medicinal Plants That You Should Grow In Your Garden

Best Sprinkler Heads Review For This Year

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The idea of watering in order to grow things goes back to the Nile River valley and the early agriculture of Ancient Egypt. They didn’t have sprinkler systems, but they did irrigate. This type of irrigation could be labor-intensive. In the late nineteenth century, the first lawn sprinkler was invented. Others soon followed, including the … Read more Best Sprinkler Heads Review For This Year

Self Seeding Crops You’ll Never Need To Replant

One of the hallmarks of a sustainable garden is that the plants will produce their own seeds. Taking that hallmark a step further into sustainability, the plants not only produce their own seeds but will also re-produce the next growing season without any human assistance. Self-seeding crops produce seeds and drop them onto the soil … Read more Self Seeding Crops You’ll Never Need To Replant