Easy At Home Soil Test. Here's a guide to testing your garden's soil, at home for free. It's a low tech method to see if you have either highly acidic, or extremely alkaline soil. Most plants thrive in a soil with a neutral (or near neutral) pH. #gardening #soilph
The Family Handyman DIY Tip of the Day: Keep Dog Pee From Ruining Your Yard. Dog urine discolors and kills grass. Replace part of the lawn with landscape fabric covered with pea gravel, then add a few dog-friendly decorations!
Colorful, low-maintenance golden creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'). will grow in sunny spots as well as in the shade. Its small ruffled leaves will turn a bright yellow when planted in full sun. Shade-dwelling specimens will become a lime green. Profuse, bright yellow flowers appear in early summer. ~ Thinking it might be a good ground cover option.