A Guide to Planting Zones

Trees, shrubs and perennials form the backbone of most gardens, and these plants are also typically the most costly. Because of their slow growth and initial cost, you expect them to last and perform well…


How to Learn Your Last Frost or Freeze Date

Most perennials, shrubs and trees aren’t affected by freeze and frost dates, but if you’re planting annuals or vegetables, these are details you need to know. Many vegetables, including tomatoes, green beans, squash, cucumbers, pumpkins,…



Eat These Fruits and Vegetables to Lose Weight

Want to lose a few pounds? Eating unprocessed foods like fruits and vegetables are a terrific way to lose weight and improve your health at the same time. Compared to overly processed packaged foods that…


Growing Your Own Raspberries

Few fruits prompt as much childhood nostalgia as the raspberry. If you grew up or vacationed in a northern state you probably enjoyed your first raspberry on a nature walk or family hike in the…




How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps

Description This section is from the book “Shop Projects Based On Community Problems“, by Myron G. Burton. Also available from Amazon:Shop Projects Based on Community Problems. Fly Trap   Materials Basswood(Chap. III., Par. 31). 8…