Put Kitchen Scraps and Landscape Trimmings to Work in the Garden

Convert landscape and garden trimmings into valuable compost. Incorporate this soil amendment into garden soil to…

Designing Gardens for Year-Round Color and Protecting Your Investment

Create a colorful year-round garden filled with flowers, greenery, colorful fruit, fall color, winter interest and…

Create Your Own Backyard Paradise

You don’t need a plane ticket, tank full of gas or train ride to enjoy a…

Summer harvest and care of raspberries

Easy care raspberries are high in fiber and Vitamin C, making them a healthy snack as…

Still time to plant vegetables

Now is the time to plan and plant vegetables for a bountiful fall harvest. Planting now…

Manage mosquitoes to better enjoy your outdoor space

Dine, play, and enjoy your outdoor spaces more than ever this year by managing annoying and…

Garden-fresh vegetables help fight cancer

Cancer prevention starts on your dinner plate; actually, it starts in the garden. Growing your own…

Create a garden anywhere with straw bale gardening

Add productive garden space and raise your planting bed with straw bale gardening. This technique allows…

Grow Edamame for better health and nutrition

Add a bit of fiber to your garden and diet.  Consider growing edamame (edible soybeans) in…

Designing a wildlife-friendly landscape

We love watching the bunnies hopping across the lawn or ground squirrels scurrying away with a…

Tips for seed starting success

You created your wish list, ordered some or all of the seeds you will need, and…

Planning and designing a productive vegetable garden

Whether planning your first, second or tenth vegetable garden it can be overwhelming. There are so…

Managing a Difficult Insect Pest on Houseplants

A sticky substance on plant leaves, plant stands, and the floor are often the first clue…

Testing Leftover Seeds for Viability

The beginning of a new year finds many gardeners preparing for the growing season ahead. Clearing…