About Julia

I'm a mother of two kids and my dog Hagrid. I enjoy gardening and anything else outdoors. I am a DIYer who loves learning, so please leave a comment and share your life hacks as well!

10 Beautiful Xeriscape Yards

In desert or drought-prone areas, Xeriscaping is becoming more and more popular. However, it’s hard to give up soft green grass for something completely different. Luckily, we’ve gathered some of the most beautiful and ingenius ideas in xeriscaping to inspire your own creativity. Often, xeriscaping and zero-scaping are used interchangeably, but there are actually very [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Tips to Controlling Weeds

There are two types of weeding every gardener encounters. The first kind is completely gratifying, it’s ripping out those giant intruders and exposing beautiful soil. It’s warm dirt and fresh flowers and immediate gratification. The second kind is tedious, never ending work that quickly wears thin and drives you completely mad. If you tend to [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Tips|0 Comments

4 Ingredient Homemade Miracle Grow Recipe

Walk down any fertilizer aisle at the hardware store or local greenhouse and you can quickly become overwhelmed with all the options. There’s one food for roses, another for tulips. A dropper for hanging plants and a separate sprayer for vegetable beds. Guess what? You don’t need any of them. You can actually make your [...]

By | April 29th, 2017|Tips|2 Comments

How to Successfully Grow Cucumbers this year!

Nothing is more frustrating and carefully planting, feeding, and caring for your cucumber plants only to be rewarded with a few scrawny, thumb-sized, bitter cucumbers. Cucumbers can be a picky plant, so caring for them at the right time and in the right spot is critical. Here is everything you need to know to guarantee [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Medicinal Plants you can Grow at Home

Medicinal plants have been used for centuries as an alternative to commercial drugs. Using medicinal plants and herbs can reduce your dependence, or possibly eliminate your need for pharmaceuticals. Many plants require the expertise of health professionals or experienced herbalists to reap the benefits and avoid harm. However, some plants you can grow at home [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Tips|0 Comments