This is a beautiful time of year – leaves falling to the ground in colors of orange, red, and yellow. Birds and other little critters running around doing their last minute preparations for winter, and…Share with your friends!
There are a lot of beneficial properties that traditional direct dug garden beds cannot typically provide that a raised garden bed can. A raised garden bed can be more beneficial to your plants, to the…Share with your friends!
Take your next camping or hiking trip to a new level by growing microgreens while you are are enjoying the great outdoors. Microgreens are a power-packed specialty food increasing in popularity across the globe. Many…Share with your friends!
These tips will help you set up and garden successfully using straw bales! 1. Use straw bales Bales come in two varieties: straw and hay. Straw is the byproduct of the grain industry and contains…Share with your friends!
If you have a glass jar and access to fresh water, you can grow a supply of herbs right on your windowsill! While any medium -sized container will do, Mason Jars are particularly cute! You…Share with your friends!
The tradition of herb gardening traces back at least to 9th century Europe. Formal gardens of useful plants served medicinal or culinary purposes. A typical garden of the time consisted of well-ordered squares or rows…Share with your friends!
CONTAINER GARDENING One method of gardening is to use containers. Clay and plastic pots, planter boxes, buckets, ceramic pots, wooden or plastic barrels and wire baskets lined with sphagnum moss can be used. If a…Share with your friends!
There’s something very relaxing about watching butterflies flit around the yard. They casually flutter their wings, making stops to feed off of brightly colored blooms. If you enjoy watching them, why not turn your…Share with your friends!
Gardeners have know for hundreds of years that certain plants grow better when planted along side other specific plants. Back then there wasn’t a name for this practice; they just knew it worked. Today, we…Share with your friends!
Scientists Say: Don’t Rake Leaves Unless you’re raking a pile of leaves to jump in, it isn’t much fun. And, a large yard with a lot of trees means all day raking. So, if you’re…Share with your friends!