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How To Efficiently Prepare Your Garden For Winter

How To Efficiently Prepare Your Garden For Winter

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Owning a garden brings along numerous benefits including instant access to fresh produce, complete control over what you grow and what chemicals and products you use as well as making a positive...

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7 Must-Have Plants For Your Home Garden

Find the right florae to complete your personal dream garden.   No matter what professions, hobbies, and lifestyles you immerse yourself in, you can benefit from adding some greenery to your life...

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How to Prevent Runoff Pollution From Your Garden

How to Prevent Runoff Pollution From Your Garden

You carefully tend to your garden and lawn, giving it the extra fertilizer to help it flourish, but water runoff can strip all of this hard work away. As the garden nutrients get washed out, they end...

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9 Great Gardening and Springtime Apps

9 Great Gardening and Springtime Apps

The birds are chirping signaling the beginning of spring. This means it is time to get serious about your springtime garden. The following article contains all the information you need to know about...

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What to Choose - Lawn Sweeper vs Lawn Bagger

What to Choose - Lawn Sweeper vs Lawn Bagger

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Yard work can be a daunting prospect if you are faced with the task of cleaning away materials across the expanse of your lawn but only have hand tools to assist your efforts. Having and using the...

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5 Ways to Landscape your Garden to Increase the Value of your Home

5 Ways to Landscape your Garden to Increase the Value of your Home

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Landscaping for a home can be a winning proposition. A home that has green and tidy surroundings is one that will have a greater value, which also adds to the environment and helps you to improve...

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Tips For Creating A Rustic Garden

Tips For Creating A Rustic Garden

A wilder looking garden can look fantastic with older style homes and really set off brickwork and other characteristic parts of a home. Here are some tips on how to create one.  A messy, but...

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Revealing The Most Cost-Effective Tips To Save Big On Gardening Supplies!

Revealing The Most Cost-Effective Tips To Save Big On Gardening Supplies!

  Gardening could be considered as one of the life's simple pleasures. A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience & careful watchfulness; it teaches industry & thrift, and above all it teaches...

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Mulch Ado About Nothing

Mulch Ado About Nothing

With gardening season in full swing, gardeners from all around are taking to the outdoors to nourish their plants. Gardeners have different ideas about which mulch is the best. With so many types of...

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3 Tips to Make Gardening Accessible to People with a Physical Disability

3 Tips to Make Gardening Accessible to People with a Physical Disability

While gardening is a therapeutic activity and a great form of exercise, for people with a physical disability, it can pose quite some challenges. But gardening can be easily accessible, so if you...

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5 Reasons Why Gardening Is Good for the Soul

5 Reasons Why Gardening Is Good for the Soul

The best hobbies are those that stimulate the mind and jolt the body, with excitement deriving from even the hobby's most mundane tasks. At least, that's what gardening does for me; it just feels...

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How to Start Tomatoes from Seed Indoors

How to Start Tomatoes from Seed Indoors

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I planted our first tomatoes yesterday, Feb 10, here in Michigan. These particular tomatoes I planted are the sweetest darn tomatoes you can grow - SunSugar cherry tomatoes. I started them so early...

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How to Paint a Gourd Birdhouse

How to Paint a Gourd Birdhouse

I love how this birdhouse came out. I decided to go with a very simple theme, but one that was very colorful and fun - who doesn't love ladybugs and daisies! I give you step by step instructions on...

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Dos and Donts of Seed Swapping

Do's and Don'ts of Seed Swapping

It is a great time of year to start getting your seeds together and begin planning out your garden. I say seeds, because we all know how expensive plants are, so starting your own plants from seed is...

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Storing Your Vegetable Seeds

Storing Your Vegetable Seeds

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There are a number of manufacturers and suppliers of Vegetable Seeds. Farms that sell vegetable seeds in large quantities to vegetable seed distributors to smaller clearing house vegetable seed...

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Add Some Grapes to your Home Vegetable Garden

Add Some Grapes to your Home Vegetable Garden

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Every year I try to add something new to my vegetable gardening experience. Whether it is building a new raised bed, growing a different variety of fruit, vegetable or herb, I am huge fan that...

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The Importance of Worms in your Home Vegetable Garden

The Importance of Worms in your Home Vegetable Garden

You can do many things to and for your home vegetable garden to make it easier on yourself to maintain. Such things include a sprinkler system for watering and mulches for weed prevention. With that...

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The Health Benefits of the Potatoes you are Growing in your Backyard garden

The Health Benefits of the Potatoes you are Growing in your Backyard garden

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Who doesn't love to eat potatoes? Whether you are making grandma's aged old casserole dish, mashing up a sweet potato recipe, or simply making a baked potato, there are limitless choices to what you...

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My Experience Teaching Kids Gardening, Part 1

My Experience Teaching Kids Gardening, Part 1

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Earlier this year I was asked by my son’s school teacher if I would be interested in coming in and putting on a gardening class for the kids, or at least do something fun with the kids related...

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Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces

Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces

Do not let the lack of space be a reason or an excuse to not have a vegetable garden at your home. Thousands of people are in the same situation as you and that is the space they have available to...

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