Sun Joe CJ602E Review

  The Sun Joe CJ602E – A Sturdy Little Chipper The Sun Joe CJ602E is a 15 amp electric Wood Chipper Shredder – designed for light duty operation. It can turn up to 1.5 inch diameter wooden limbs, as well as yard brush, leaves, and trimmings into usable mulch for…

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Wood Chipper Shredder Reviews

  What Can You Do With Your Yard Debris? Wouldn’t it be nice to make your own mulch and ground cover out of the fallen branches, leaves, grass cuttings, and bush trimmings in your backyard?  You could put it directly into your garden and landscape areas for controlling weeds and…

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Jim’s May 2018 Garden Answers

  May 2018 Garden Answers Look for the answers to the May 2018 Quiz in The Perfect Vegetable Garden or, just take advantage of the answers to this month’s quiz being listed below…   Answer to Question #1 C) Mix it directly into the compost pile. Seaweed is a great…

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Jim’s May 2018 Garden Questions

  May 2018 Garden Questions March’s questions were easy.  April offered a bit of a challenge.  Now, here it is – May – and, I think these questions will really get you to put on your thinking caps!  But, if those light bulbs don’t go off in your head –…

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Use Seaweed To Fertilize Your Backyard Garden

  Seaweed Is Not Just For Sushi!             Seaweed is also known as kelp – and the words are used interchangeably in this article.  The technical difference is that most of what we call “seaweed” is green – and, when the seaweed is brown, it…

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Gardening Is A Healthy Hobby – And, You Get Food!

  Mental And Physical Health Studies Give Gardening An “A+” Research concludes that the positive effects of gardening reveal a marked decrease in obesity, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and even some types of cancer.  Furthermore, senior citizens who garden have a much lower chance of developing mental illnesses such…

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Husqvarna YTH18542 Review

Husqvarna YTH18542 Garden Tractor – The Only Way To Fly I have got to tell you that I have been enormously impressed with Husqvarna tractors.  And, this 18.5 horsepower, 42 inch cutting deck model has all the get up and go that I need for mowing and towing! It powers…

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Pigeons Are Not A Gardener’s Friend

  Pigeons – Pals or Pests   The wild Rock Pigeon – or, Rock Dove – was domesticated about 3,000 B.C., according to Egyptian hieroglyphics.  But, earlier evidence suggests that domestication actually began as early as 8,000 B.C. – due to cuneiform writings found on Mesopotamian tablets.      …

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Straw Bale Gardening – No Muss – No Fuss

  Let’s Compare Typical Gardening to Straw Bale Gardening   The Standard Garden The most practiced “standard gardening” techniques involve planting seeds and seedlings directly into the soil.  But, before you can do that, there are countless steps to take just to prepare the ground for planting – much less…

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