The Dirty Bird Blog

The Dirty Bird wont by itself make your yard into a showpiece, but it is a start! Here are some landscaping tips from The Dirty Bird to make sure everything around your product looks its best!

Late Summer Planting Tips

We are rounding the last weeks of summer and it is time to start thinking about the kinds of things best suited for late Summer planting. In fact, there are quite a few things which are best suited for late Summer, and there are a few gardening tasks which come around...

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Gardening for Beginners: The Basics

If you are just getting started in gardening, just figuring out where to start can be defeating. The process seems enormous to the beginner. To get you started, we have narrowed down some critical things to consider as you begin to explore your green thumb. Know Your...

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Cultivating a Wildflower Garden

There is nothing quite like the magic and surprise of cultivating a flower garden which springs to life from nature’s own wild design. A wildflower garden is as much a gardening prize as the perfectly tended rows of roses or geraniums. Getting Started. The most...

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Tips for a Fire Escape Garden

Apartment life in the city can make gardening seem impossible. For obvious reasons, apartment dwellers just do not have access to green space. If you have a fire escape, this can serve as your plot of land, and with a little plant knowledge and creativity you can...

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Types of sheds for your yard

By this time of year, most people are getting their full use out of the lawnmower, hose, and a long list of gardening tools. Meanwhile, the reminders of winter: the snow shovel, snow blower, salt and other items, are cluttering up some corner of the garage....

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Are you making the most of your small outdoor space?

Not all yards are created equal. Some outdoor spaces are smaller than others, but having a small yard does not mean it can't look great. There are things you can do to make a small outdoor space not only look bigger, but have great curb appeal. Some of these include...

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Xeriscaping is the Answer to Gardening

Everyone wants their home to look nice, but sometimes watering and maintaining a garden proves too difficult or not worth the hassle. If this is what keeps your home from having the curb appeal you desire, then xeriscaping may be for you! What is Xeriscaping?...

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It’s Time You Give Yourself a Flower Garden!

A Flower Garden is the Perfect Thing! Now that the weather is warm and being outside just feels right, a flower garden may be the thing to make your yard feel like an extension of your home.  A garden creates an inviting space for friends, kids, and even birds and...

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Entice Yourself with a Vegetable Garden

We’ve all made the promise to ourselves to eat healthier, and many of us forget that vow as soon as we see an ad for a juicy burger. But planting your own vegetable garden could be the tool that keeps alive the motivation to eat healthier.

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