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Fall Blooming Flowers for a Beautiful Autumn Garden

Did your flower garden fade mid-summer? Extend the flower show with blooming plants that flower in autumn. Here we’ll cover a selection of fall blooming flowers that will brighten your front porch or garden at harvest time. Who knows? You may have flowers for a holiday centerpiece! What types of colorful plants thrive in the fall? Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) This easy-care flower with soft, bright yellow petals looks lovely in an autumn garden or […]

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Moving? Let Wet & Forget Lend a Helping Hand

Moving can require a lot of mental and physical strength. Before posting any photos of your home, be sure to prep your home with these quick fixes prior to your home’s photoshoot. Save your energy for moving boxes and not for power washing or scrubbing. Check out how Wet & Forget products can also help you get your home ready to be listed on the market.  How can I improve my home’s curb appeal?  Make […]

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Late Summer 2019 Planting Tips for a Bountiful Fall Harvest

It’s midsummer and your vegetable garden is done for the season, or is it? Enjoy a second harvest by planting cool weather veggies in mid to late summer. Your growing region determines when to plant. Here’s an overview on when, how, and what to plant for a bountiful fall harvest. When is the best time to plant vegetables for a fall harvest? This will depend on your growing zone and your average first frost date. […]

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Water Plants: How to Add Flora to Your Pond

A backyard pond serves as a welcome focal point in the garden, especially when it includes colorful plants and fish. And the soothing sound of moving water is a bonus. Here we’ll cover the best water plants for ponds and how to create a relaxing, backyard oasis for your family and friends to enjoy. What plants grow in pond water? There are five categories of aquatic plants that thrive in any size pond. Choose one […]

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The Benefits of Ladybugs and How to Attract Them to Your Garden

Are aphids sucking the life from your tomato plants? Encouraging ladybugs to live in your garden or buying ladybugs to add to your veggie patch may be the answer. If you’re wondering how to attract ladybugs to your garden, read on. What are the benefits of ladybugs in the garden? Garden pests such as aphids and lacewings enjoy munching on the fruit and foliage of garden veggies, fruits, and herbs. Luckily, ladybugs love a meal […]

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Harvesting Summer Vegetables: Tips and How-tos

This year’s produce garden has been a success, and you have zucchini squash coming out of your ears! Now it’s time to enjoy the fruits (or veggies) of your labor, but how do you know when it’s harvest time? Here we’ll cover when and how to harvest your summer vegetables. When is the best time to start picking vegetables? Here are a few handy picking tips: It’s easy to think the larger a veggie grows, […]

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Common Weeds & How to Eliminate Them

Weeds are an unwelcome guest for any homeowner. And common weeds can disrupt the beauty of a well-maintained garden or lawn. And when there is one weed, new ones are sure to follow. Weeds in the yard compete for the sunlight and nutrients necessary for a healthy, green lawn. Here we’ll cover the most common weeds you may see in your garden and lawn, and offer weed removal and prevention tips. What are the most […]

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July 4th: Prep for Your Summer Celebration

Getting ready to clean your home and yard for your 4th of July party this year? Forget about all the elbow grease that goes into cleaning with Wet & Forget’s easy-to-use products. Keep reading to learn how Wet & Forget can help you spend less time cleaning and more time planning your July 4th party. What outdoor surfaces should I consider cleaning? The Wet & Forget Outdoor product line works on virtually any outdoor surface. […]

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Happy Father’s Day! Give Dad a Helping Hand This Year

If you’re having a hard time thinking of what to get your dad for Father’s Day, look no further! Father’s Day is a time for dads to take the day off, spend time with family, and relax. This year you can help your father by tackling some of the yard work, or even do a few outdoor home improvement projects. Dads work hard, and you can show him your appreciation by lending a hand with […]

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Garden Trellis Ideas, Types, and DIYs for the Home Gardener

Simply put, garden trellises serve as a support for climbing fruits, vegetables, and flowers. But trellises are more than purely functional. They also provide a decorative backdrop for outdoor greenery and when strategically placed, can provide privacy on a patio or deck. Here we’ll cover trellis ideas, plus the trellis types available for purchase at garden retailers and a few DIY options as well. Why use a trellis? A trellis keeps your plants off the […]

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