Okay, this isn’t Phoenix, but it HAS been a bit hot and dry of late so what is a gardener to do?
When people hear about bamboo in Ohio landscapes a couple of things may come to mind like “bamboo doesn’t grow here” or “my bamboo is running rampant!”
Like people, plants also get hungry and fertilizer is their food source. No worries, The Rock Pile has a full menu of fertilizers to feed all of your plants
So you are all ready to enjoy your backyard barbeques and picnics. The kids are playing, the adults are laughing and all of a sudden MOSQUITOES!!!
Field boulders are a great way to add lasting beauty to any garden. They can be used very effectively to compliment existing landscaping or can be added as a focal point to a garden.
So where to begin? We’ll go through six basic steps to get your new lawn ready for that summer get-together in a hurry.
Water is one of the most important things birders can add to their backyard to attract birds. All birds need water, and adding one or more water features to your yard will quickly attract feathered friends.
When fighting the deer to protect your plantings, you need be proactive. There is not a single miracle product to keep the deer at bay. But you can win the battle against deer destruction by using a multi-faceted approach.
The Memorial Day Weekend marks the official start to the vegetable gardening season so make sure to make a pit stop at The Rock Pile this weekend to pick up everything from arugula to zucchini.
Looking for a little back yard privacy this weekend? Then come on over to The Rock Pile and meet some of our privacy makers- evergreen trees. Prices start at just $118.99 for 5-6 foot spruces and pines. So who are the cast of always green characters playing at The Rock Pile?
The best way to control weeds in the garden is to prevent them from getting started in the first place. Preen weed preventers have specialized formulas to keep weed seeds from germinating in flower and vegetable gardens, in ground covers and around trees, shrubs and more.
Pruning is generally done for the aesthetics of the plant, not the plant’s survival. So with this in mind, pruning is largely optional. Yeah! More time to spend with mom on Mothers’ Day Weekend! Plants that are best pruned now include forsythia, pussy willow and red twig dogwood.
Hummingbirds are the only birds that consistently hover in flight. The unique anatomy of the bones and muscles of the wing and its attachment at the shoulder joint allow hummingbirds to fly even backward.