Gardening

5 Ways to Add Late Season Color to Your Gardens

Do you have garden envy at this time of year?  Are your neighbor’s gardens abounding in color while yours has turned a bit blah?  If so, don’t despair!  Here are 5 easy...

Why You should Plant a Hedge

Why did planting a hedge drop off the gardener’s to do list? Could it be because hedges have a reputation for being high maintenance thanks to all that clipping, guided by...

Natural Ways to Repel Insects in Your Garden

From homemade sprays to natural enemies, there’s always a way to protect your plants without causing damage to beneficial insects, the environment or your family. Almost every...

Start a Fairy Garden with Your Kids

If you are looking for a fun gardening project for you and your kids, consider creating a fairy garden.  A fairy garden is a miniature garden intended to lure fairies which will...

A Guide to Learning the Lasagna Gardening Technique

Tired of rototilling your garden every spring (or worse, turning it over with a pitchfork)? Want to save gas, energy, time, and water and increase your yield and the health of...

The Mittleider Gardening Method

Gardeners are always looking for ways to maximize yield and minimize effort. The Mittleider gardening method achieves both these aims, and its fans claim it can be used with any...

Flower Pots: Your Guide to Picking the Right Planter for You

Planting in containers is an excellent solution if you don’t have the space for a garden, if you live in an apartment, have poor soil, or just aren’t quite ready to invest the...

Hanging Flower Baskets: The Only Guide You’ll Need

Have you ever wondered if you could grow a garden indoors? Yes, it’s absolutely possible. You don’t have to churn out excuses anymore for not having a proper garden at home....