Gardening ideas, tips and tools.

How to Keep Cats Away From Plants

House plants are a great way to beautify your home and add some life to your rooms. But if you happen to have a cat or two, like me, you might just be setting yourself up for a problem if you introduce house plants into the mix. Cats are attracted to […]

2022-02-17T11:18:30-05:00

How to Till a Garden

If you want to grow a lush, plentiful garden with few weeds and pests, then you need to prepare the soil by tilling it. This is most often done in early spring, which could be anytime between March and June, depending on where you live. Tilling the soil prepares it […]

2022-02-10T15:06:59-05:00

How Often Should I Water My Garden

Having a garden is a therapeutic, relaxing pastime that allows you to get some fresh air and exercise along with fresh food! But growing a garden also brings with it many questions along the way. One of the most important questions is how often should I water my garden?

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2021-11-16T13:58:40-05:00

How to Plant Garlic

Garlic is relatively easy to plant and has few known enemies in the pest department. Because it is a perennial, it will come back year after year, even though vampires would run the other way, you should consider garlic as a flavorful, healthful addition to your garden. […]

2021-08-21T16:55:05-04:00

Rock Garden Ideas

Rock garden ideas. Even the title seems incongruous: rock garden. When you think of gardens, you often think of lush grasses, flowering bushes, an artistic arrangement, and a plethora of plants.

A rock garden seems like it would be anything BUT those things! But you can get the same idea of beautiful […]

2021-08-02T18:48:51-04:00

How To Repot A Plant

If you have a plant that is getting too big for its pot, it is time to repot it. The most telltale sign is if you see that the roots are growing out through the bottom of the pot. There are several easy steps to the repotting process, and you can […]

2021-07-21T15:12:03-04:00

Do Butterfly Gardens Need Full Sun

Butterfly gardens are very peaceful and cathartic. I love sitting in the garden, enjoying the beautiful flowers, and watching vibrantly colored butterflies flutter around, dancing in the breeze. 

With a few simple tips, you can encourage butterflies to take up residence in your butterfly garden.

Do Butterfly Gardens Need Full Sun

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2021-05-27T19:36:00-04:00

Easiest Fruits and Vegetables to Grow

Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of everyone’s diet, but they can be expensive and hard to come by in some places. Whether you’re trying to enrich your meals, save money, or help the planet, growing fruits and veggies at home is an excellent idea. There are many foods beginners […]

2021-08-20T14:01:02-04:00