Prepping Your Garden for Heavy Rain

We’re looking a lot of rain in the next couple of days. Garden Guy Dave Owens explains what you need to do to prepare your garden. Extending the growing season With seasons changing and temperatures getting cooler, many people are always trying new methods to help protect their gardens and crops so they last through the winter and provide a strong harvest in the spring. Using these tools and or … Read More →

Getting rid of pests that plague your garden

If you have pests in your garden — and who doesn’t — this is a must-watch segment. Garden Guy Dave Owens shares several natural ways of getting rid of those pests — without damaging your plants or endangering your family and pets.

Garden Guy shares tips for cold weather gardening

Garden Guy Dave Owens visited Good Morning Arizona Thursday to share some tips about gardening as temperatures cool down in the Valley. Garden Guy Tips Sunburn damage on plants occurs more in the winter than during the summer. To avoid sunburn damage, paint exposed parts of thin-skin tree trunks with a white latex paint. This is especially important for trees such as citrus, apple, pear, peach and plum. Begin mulching … Read More →

Cold weather flowers

With the summer behind us it is time to look at different types of flowers to plant around your house. Cool weather flowers are a variety of flowers that will bring lots of color to your home and some can last all the way up to spring time. They are very easy to maintain and hardly require any additional care except for potential frost damage so as the temperatures start … Read More →

Planting bulbs

Now is the time to start shopping and selecting your bulbs, nurseries are now starting to stock up on bulbs for fall planting and spring blooms. You will find among, other things, tulips, narcissus, freesia, daffodils, ranunculus, and many others. Some bulbs will need to be “tricked” into thinking it’s the winter season. To do this, place them in a brown paper bag and put them in the crisper side/compartment … Read More →

Mosquito control

Because mosquitoes are attracted to water, make sure all the water you have around your yard is changed often – like birdbaths, kiddie pools, and your pet’s water bowl. Even plants in pots can attract mosquitoes, so make sure you have good drainage. Get rid of anything in your yard that has the potential to collect water. There are organic ways to control mosquitoes – here are a few that … Read More →


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