Container Tomatoes

Imagine picking a ripe, juicy tomato right on your deck! All you need are some starts, and pots of various sizes. You can extend the season by covering plants, or taking them in overnight, as the weather cools. Pick a spot with good sun, but don’t overdo – tomatoes can wilt or burn under the […]

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Spring Is in Bloom – Get Your Garden in Shape

Here at DeckTec, we work hard to design, create, and maintain beautiful custom outdoor living environments for you to enjoy with friends and family. Once your deck has been built, stained, and sealed, it’s up to you to turn it in to your ideal space. One of the most beautiful and environmentally friendly ways to […]

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Fall is Time to Play in the Dirt

The first cold of the autumn hit recently, and with it comes the desire to pack everything into the garage and snuggle up under your nearest blanket. But for gardeners everywhere, this change in weather is all part of the rhythm of life. There is still plenty of work to do at this time, and […]

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Composting: Dirt Easy and Great Rewards

Anyone who gardens for more than a year or two has heard of composting. Some may even have dabbled in it with varying degrees of success. If you’ve ever been curious about this green thumb practice, we have some great information for you. Recently, we talked to two composting experts in our area and asked […]

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Be a Water-Wise Gardener This Summer

Quick. What’s one of the simplest, most effective tools to help keep a healthy lawn this summer? While you’re thinking this question over, let’s talk about the good news. The major drought that had us all wondering if and when we could comfortably water our lawns is on the downswing. However, whether you’re new to […]

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