Author: Brenda Ryan


Best Landscaping Rocks for Your Yard Project

Not all beauty is planted or grown. Landscaping rocks are formed and polished. Using landscaping rocks for your yard project could cut down on maintenance and conserve water. The question is, which ones are best for your landscaping project? You have several options: Decorative gravel Pea gravel River rock Lava […]


A Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping isn’t the absence of landscaping. It’s merely an efficient way of using drought-tolerant plants and grasses to conserve water. You don’t have to fill your yard with rocks and cactus to join this trendy movement. This beginner’s guide to xeriscaping can turn a barren yard into an enviable one. […]

Cicadas have elaborate, veiny, translucent wings.
Pest control

How to Get Rid of Cicadas

Think crickets are annoying? Cicadas produce a dirge-like song that can go on for hours. How to get rid of cicadas (the annual variety) is easy, but hordes of these bugs come up from the ground and plague regions of the country every 13 or 17 years. These periodic cicadas are […]