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Do I need to turn the water off to my outdoor spigots during the winter?

It’s a good idea to keep them from freezing, especially if you don’t have a frost-free sillcock supplying water to your outdoor...

 

What size pump sprayer should I buy?

The bigger the sprayer the longer you can use it without refilling it. The disadvantage is that when they are full they can be heavy....

 

I am not having success with my garden or my lawn, what do you think the problem might be?

The three factors to consider are water, light and soil. You already know if it is getting enough light and water, but I recommend that you...

 

How can I make sure my pump sprayer and my hose end sprayer lasts a long time?

The best thing to do is to always clean it out after every use. You should run water mixed with a mild soap through the sprayer...

 

Which pump should I buy for my water garden?

There are two factors that determine the pump you need. How high you want to raise the water and how fast you want the water to flow....

 

Is there a fertilizer that I can use on my gardens that last a long time?

There are time released fertilizers that can last several...

 

What is a soaker hose?

It is a hose that is blocked at the end and moisture seeps through its walls. It can be woven through a garden to provide water directly...

 

Will this pesticide work on bugs other than the ones mentioned on the can?

I don’t have the education to fully understand the specific chemicals used in these products, so I am not certified to make those types...

 

How much of this chemical should I use?

Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations, because overuse can often lead to poor results. For example, too much fertilizer can...

 

When is the best time of day to water?

Some people mistakenly believe that daytime watering can burn their grass, but the best time to water is actually from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 
 


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