Merry Mulching In February!

February leaves us with just a month left to gear up for spring gardening, so now is the ideal time to start mulching. If...

The Asparagus That Ate Winter!

Grown for its edible stalks, Asparagus is usually planted in January or February, as soon as the soil is not frozen and workable. Asparagus...

Animals Allowed! The Best Way to Feed Birds and Other Types from Your...

Gardens are great places to unwind and enjoy the beauty of nature.  Whether you enjoy getting your hands dirty or just taking in the...

7 Smart Gardening Resolutions for the New Year

Make this the year of gardening success! It doesn't matter whether you're an experienced gardener or a novice, almost anyone can successfully start and maintain...

Start The Year With Your New Garden Trellis

A garden trellis is a beautiful addition to any garden. It adds a nice focal point, height, and architecture to the space. It is...

How to Start a Solid Garden Journal for the New Year

“It’s not even spring yet and you’re already talking about that pile of stuff I call my garden journal?” Absolutely!  The most time consuming...

Planting in the February Thaw

Although not a regularity, the January thaw happens almost every year, and most parts of the country enjoy a slight rise in temperatures that...
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10 Best Seed Catalogs To Help You Get Your Garden Started

It’s that time again when you need to plan for your gardening season. What will you plant and what quality of seed will you...
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The 411 On Extracting Honey From A Hive

One of the most delicious things that mother nature has provided us with is the natural delicacy of honey. It can only be made...
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Should You Use Commercial Plant Foods?

Your garden is a personal monument that you manifest from your own two hands. How you decide to nurture and cultivate it is all...
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Time To Start Armchair Gardening

If you're not familiar with armchair gardening, let us enlighten you! Truth be told, you're probably an armchair gardener every year around this time,...
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Using Your Flowers At Drink Garnish This Season

Edible flowers are still something a lot of people don't take advantage of when it comes to adding a little something extra to their...

Keep These Toxic Holiday Plants Far Away From Kids And Pets

The holiday season is great for many reasons. For plant lovers, it's the only time we can really showcase some of our favorite beauties....
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Five Things Professional Landscapers Do To Their Yards Every Fall

Doing fall work on your yard prepares it to rest for the winter, and allows it to grow even better next spring. Most of...

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