Archive for the ‘Pine Straw Tips’ Category

Spring Mulching 101

Spring is just around the corner and you’re probably beginning to think about what type of flowers you will be planting. Spring is a time where people like gardening because it’s a relaxing hobby and they like their yard to look aesthetically pleasing. Generally a flower garden is quite easy to care for. The most […]

Florida Winter Landscaping Tips

Did you know Florida gets freezing temperatures? You might be thinking Florida never gets cold however, Florida has moderate winter temperatures and freezes can occur from Florida City Florida to the panhandle and everywhere in between. Vegetable farmers in Homestead Florida can tell you all about long nights irrigating fields to protect crops from freezing […]

Decorative Landscaping for Halloween Using Pine Straw

Does your family all-out decorate your yard for Halloween? Want a great tip for your decorations that you can re-purpose and reuse after Halloween? If you answered yes, you’ve came to the right place for tips on decorative landscaping for Halloween using pine straw! Even if you don’t go all-out for Halloween and would like […]

Natural Garden Mulch

Natural garden mulch is a protective layer of organic material placed on top of the soil. The use of mulch use varies from highlighting garden paths to keeping weeds down as well as assisting in overall plant growth and health. There are many different types of natural garden mulches and you should select the proper […]

2014 Fall Mulching with Pine Straw

Fall is just around the corner, with the official first day of Fall beginning on September 22 (2014). Fall mulching has benefits beyond the garden such as keeping my shoes clean while I’m walking around my North Florida yard on all these days it has rained daily –some days upwards of 3 inches of water. […]

The Many Uses of Pine Straw

One of the best uses for pine straw is to use it as a good groundcover to keep areas safe and secure during the winter months. It’s especially great for larger lawns considering how lightweight pine straw can be, and this can save you time and your back! However, you can also use pine straw […]

How Much Pine Straw Do I Need?

Are you trying to figure out how much pine straw you will need to cover your garden for winter? Well it is actually quite simple. First we need to calculate the square footage of your garden.  The easiest way to calculate square footage is to measure one dimension, we’ll use my humble garden as an […]