Brice The Botanist

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Growing up in Ventura, California famous for it's rich gardens. Brice has spent most of his life trying to help make the world greener. Studying Botany at CSRA, he's made it a lifelong passion to greenify every home.

How to start a Lawn Mower?

Starting a lawnmower is an easy process that almost anyone with two hands can do. There are no major technicalities to starting up a lawn mower unless you have to troubleshoot a faulty lawn mower. There are probably hundreds if not thousands of lawn mowers in the market today and each and every one of […]

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How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades?

Lawn mower blades are meant to be Sharp but not as aggressively sharp as razor blades. As a user, you ought to be able to touch the blades and not get harmed, but they have to be sharp enough to get the job done in record time. Don’t be deceived, a razor sharp blade does […]

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How to Change a Lawn Mower Blade?

After using a lawn mower for a while the blades can begin to wear out. With time they need to be changed or sharpened. There are instances when sharpening the blade won’t be enough to get it back to its original state. Once you notice that your blades no longer cut grass as effective as they […]

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17 Amazing DIY Drip Irrigation Systems

  The practice of applying small amounts of water and fertilizer over a cross-sectional area of soil is known as drip irrigation. Drip irrigation has some advantages over other types of irrigation system in the way water and fertilizers are delivered to the root eliminating evaporation and drifting. If you align properly a drip irrigation […]

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How to Fix Garden Hose Kinks?

​If you water plants frequently with a hose, you should be familiar with the dreaded hose kinks that reduce or completely stop water flow because of tangling. Once your garden hose is bent along a straight line or about certain degrees, the hose can kink or wrap about a point.To return to the status quo […]

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How to Clean a Garden Hose? 

After years of wear and tear your old garden hose can become covered in Mildew and dirt to the extent that you become scared of using them.  In some cases, immediately after a long winter, your rubber garden hose can be covered in spider webs and dirt, instead of opting to buy a new one […]

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15 Amazing DIY Garden Hose Reel Plans

Using a hose reel is a great way to store your hose and prolong the longevity of the pipe. We have curated from the internet 15 amazing do-it-yourself garden hose reel plans to get you busy around your garden. Most of these plans are easy to carry out and do not require high technical skills […]

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10 Golden Watering Tips for Your Vegetable Garden

Vegetables can get a bit wilted when starved of water. You should ensure your vegetables have sufficient water to stay fresh and attractive. We have found that most gardeners fail to water their vegetables properly; they leave the watering aspect for rain alone which is disastrous. It’s about time you got serious with a proper […]

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Potting Soil vs Garden Soil – Most Common Differences

Newbie gardeners always ask these question; what’s the difference between garden soil and potting soil? When is it appropriate to use garden soil? Can I use gardening soil indoors? Hopefully, after you have read and digested this guide the answer to those questions will stare you at the face. First, let’s understand what we mean […]

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