Gardening ideas, tips and tools.

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

Flower Gardening Tips For Beginners

One of the best things about planning a garden is that you can take it in any direction that suits your fancy. You have the flexibility to basically do whatever you want. A garden can be designed in any manner you want it to be, it is a blank slate waiting […]

2021-08-02T15:18:06-04:00

Plant Diseases

Plant diseases take the fun out of growing a garden which can be extremely fulfilling when seeing your hard work pay off.

Taking the time to work the soil beds, adding amendments, planting seeds/plants and then watching them grow through to harvest can instill a great sense of satisfaction.

But there are very […]

2020-10-05T23:32:21-04:00

Garden Flowers

Garden Flowers: Marigolds Single Marigold

Garden Flowers are a great addition to any home garden. Gardens no longer have to be comprised solely of vegetable plants. Many outdoor gardens are a combination of vegetables, herbs and garden flowers, or are just carefully […]

2021-08-02T15:37:34-04:00