Do Weeds Die In Winter?

What a reward that would be after struggling to keep the weeds in check over the summer months. The truth is that cold weather reduces the activity of weed growth, so weeds do tend to ‘die’ in winter. There’s no time to rest, though. Both summer and winter annual weeds leave their seeds in the …

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Desert Landscape Trees

Trees give height and width to your landscape. Keeping trees and other plants alive in the desert can be a challenge, but your chances are improved when you select the right tree for your space. Add color and life to your yard by selecting desert trees that will thrive in your garden. Find the trees …

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Does Epsom Salt Kill Weeds?

For decades, people have been using Epsom salt dissolved in water to feed plants such as roses, tomatoes, and peppers. Doesn’t sound like something that could be used to kill plant-life, does it? It sounds more like a fertilizer. They also function as a pesticide to kill bugs and other pests on your plants. So …

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Is Mulch Flammable?

Mulch is commonly used in gardens to reduce soil moisture loss, discourage weeds, prevent soil erosion, enrich the soil, and keep the garden tidier. Mulch comes in various types, including straw, ground rubber, bark, hay, ground recycled pallets, newspaper, and composted leaves. Mulch has many benefits, but is mulch flammable? When Is Mulch Flammable? If …

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