Mark Wolfe

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Wolfe is a freelance writer who specializes in garden, landscaping and DIY content. After working twenty years in the nursery and landscape industry, Mark began blogging at theprudentgarden.com, and has since worked for online media outlets and retailers like HGTV, WORX Tools, Dave’s Garden, and more. He holds a degree in Outdoor Education from Northland College. When not working, Mark enjoys gardening, beekeeping, traveling and exploring nature with his family in Georgia.

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OCTOBER 8, 2021 | FRIDAY
Is EGO Power+ Leaf Blower Powerful Enough for Fall Cleanup?

I recently tried out a series of leaf blowers on a test plot I created in my backyard. The course included a concrete driveway and a dense lawn area, both loaded with sections of dry leav...

OCTOBER 8, 2021 | FRIDAY
Is the Agri-Fab 44-Inch Lawn Sweeper Worth the Cost? I Put It to the Test, and Here’s What I Learned

Anyone who appreciates a well-groomed lawn may want to consider adding a lawn sweeper to their stable of equipment. These handy devices quietly pick up debris from the grass surface, incl...

OCTOBER 1, 2021 | FRIDAY
I Set Up an Obstacle Course for the Gorilla Carts GOR4PS Garden Dump Cart: Here's How It Performed

When you have a job to do around the yard or garden, chances are you’ll need a wheelbarrow or some kind of garden cart to haul tools, supplies, or debris. As a lifelong gardener and green...

SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 | FRIDAY
This Yucca Plant Care Routine will Yield Tall Canes with Minimal Effort

When you need a houseplant with height to add to indoor plant groupings, a spineless yucca plant may be just the thing you’re looking for. These tough-as-nails specimens are normally pott...

SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 | THURSDAY
10 Plants You Can Winter Indoors

Use these overwintering strategies to save cold-tender landscape plants so they can flourish again next year.

SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 | THURSDAY
10 Types of Moths Every Homeowner Should Know

Moths present something of a mystery. Unlike their lepidopteran kin the butterfly, most moths are nocturnal. We typically only encounter them when they decide to nap the day away on the w...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
6 Types of Maple Trees You Might Find on Your Property (Including One You Definitely Don't Want)

There is nothing else in the world quite like maple trees. We use maple sap to sweeten our pancakes, and maple wood smoke to flavor our bacon. We use the shade they cast to escape the sum...

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021 | MONDAY
7 Types of Squirrels Everyone with a Backyard Should Know

A squirrel is a squirrel, right? Think again. More than 65 different types of squirrels live in the United States. There are 24 types of ground squirrels, 22 species of chipmunks, and two...

SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 | THURSDAY
This Arrowhead Plant Care Routine Yields Vibrant, Easy-Growing Foliage

If you like to browse plants online or in stores, you are sure to come across an arrowhead plant. This easy-care plant makes an excellent choice for those who are just starting out with h...

AUGUST 23, 2021 | MONDAY
10 Pothos Varieties for Your Easy-Care Houseplant Collection

Add color and style to your collection with these low-maintenance, high-impact foliage plants.