Landscape Maintenance in Winter
Wind Damage, Tree Wrap and Winter Lawn Care
How do you guard against wind damage to your shrubs, as evidenced in winterburn? Or how about branches snapping due to snow or ice build-up? In this article I discuss the use of shelters, tree wrap and other measures for protecting plants against snow, ice and wind damage.
Snow Shoveling Tips
You should be safe, comfortable and efficient when snow shoveling, and this article helps you reach those goals. As a bonus, I offer some food for thought you can take with you while snow shoveling, to relieve the boredom.
Shoveling Snow Off Driveways
Shoveling snow is often unavoidable if you need to have your driveway cleared (although I do address some other options for those unable to shovel). You might as well learn these tips for shoveling snow efficiently and make the best of a bad situation.
Ergonomic Snow Shovels, Snow Pushers, Wide Grips
I used my testing of three snow shovels from Ames True Temper as a springboard for a discussion of ergonomic snow shovels. You can read my findings here; perhaps it will help you make up your mind to go ergonomic. I tested the Avalanche, the Snow Blazer and the Penguin VersaGrip.