Local plants attract local pollinators, which helps the entire ecosystem.
Black spots on a pluot could be either from the sun (sunburn on the fruit) or, more likely, a nutritional problem.
There shouldn’t be any movement in the shower arm, only in the showerhead. It may be that the riser wasn’t strapped to the wall, or it may be that you need to reinstall the shower arm.
Bunch diseases attack only grape bunches. At the beginning of summer is when we notice disease problems on the berries of grapes such as the so-called bunch rots.
A first-time soil test establishes a baseline and tells new homeowners at the beginning what’s adequate about their soil chemistry and what’s missing.
Many homeowners now experiment with gardens in small (sometimes less than ideal) backyard spaces; apartment residents have even gotten in on the action, too. In fact, Apartment Guide recently listed Las Vegas as one of the best cities for gardening.
We are nearing the end of any soil applications of iron fertilizers that work. Once early spring through early summer has passed, the only thing that cures leaf yellowing is the leaf sprays applied directly to yellowing leaves.
An essential tool for testing light switches is a continuity tester. You also can use a multimeter by turning the dial to read “continuity.”
Many people have drain pans installed under their water heaters or washing machines, but many of those pans are not connected to a drainpipe. With that setup, all you are doing is delaying the inevitable flood by about two minutes.
There are shades that let in the light, but not the harmful sun rays. DropShade provides sun-control systems with the touch of a button.