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6 Effective Ways to Keep Animals Out of Your Garden Without Fence

Fencing is usually the go-to method to prevent animals ruining your vegetable garden, flowers, and shrubs. The downside is that it makes your garden private and restricts views. For anyone living in a rural setting with gorgeous scenery stretching as far as the eye can see, you’ll want to keep animals out of your garden, without a fence or high …

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Why Is My Aloe Plant Turning Brown? (And What to Do When It Happens)

An aloe plant is one of those plants that you love to have around. Besides being nice to look at, it has an important function that will make you feel that no home should be without one. What Is an Aloe Plant? Native to the Arabian Peninsula, in the south-west area, the Aloe Vera plant is a succulent that grows …

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Daylilies Care and Maintenance Tips for More Vibrant Blooms

Daylilies are fascinating plants because despite each bloom lasting a day, each stalk that grows produces a single bloom. And as the plant matures, it forms a clump and then it can produce anywhere from 200 to 400 blooms each year. For a plant that blooms for just one day, you really do get your money’s worth with these and …

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Is Your Peace Lily Drooping? It Might Be More Than a Watering Problem

A peace lily drooping is usually an early sign of a watering problem. More often than not, the problem is feeding the peace lily too little water, rather than too much. However, that’s not always the case as there can be more going on at the roots of the plant that your eyes can’t see. The Most Common Causes Behind …

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Why Are My Geranium Leaves Turning Yellow? (7 Potential Reasons to Consider)

It’s frustrating to see the foliage of your geraniums yellow. When it does, the obvious question you’ll be asking is why are my geranium leaves turning yellow? There’s a half-dozen reasons this can happen. The first and not so obvious is you aren’t growing a true geranium. It may be a zonal pelargonium which grows faster but the underside of …

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Poolside Landscaping to Repel Mosquitoes and Other Insects

If you’ve read my previous articles, you know that there are certain plants that act as natural pest control. So far, I have mostly focused on repelling bugs inside the house, but now I’m going to turn to backyard pest control. My house came with a large in ground swimming pool. It’s really nice, but it could use some landscaping …

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How Big Do Aloe Plants Get? (And How to Control Their Growth Rate)

The aloe vera is a unique and interesting succulent houseplant – it adds a lovely greenness to any room and is ideal for cleaning and purifying the air in your home. It’s also very easy to grow and with the right care, you’ll have this plant thriving in your home for years to come. The aloe vera plant is also …