Gardening Tips

Gardening Tips

This is your one stop shop for all things gardening. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about growing flowers and veggies.

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How To Storm-Proof Your Garden

Photo by Mila YoungSpring is coming in just a couple of weeks, and thoughts begin to turn to warmer weather. Unfortunately, warmer weather also means excessive...
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Growing Berries In Raised Beds

Berries are amazing, but unfortunately, they tend to be expensive in stores. Luckily, it’s not too hard to grow berries in your backyard, and with some simple tips, you can learn how to grow berries...
plant bulbs

Should You Use Commercial Plant Foods?

Your personal garden is a monument that you manifest from your own two hands. How you decide to nurture and cultivate it is all up to you. Many people want things to produce as...
first garden

How to Plant Your First Garden

Gardening is without a doubt one of the best activities you can participate in. That's because it's not only good for the body, but the mind as well. However, many people are skeptical about getting...

The Animals (and Other Things) That You Want In Your Garden

April 10th is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Day, in honor of the anniversary of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals--which was founded by...
kid garden tools

5 Great Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Gardening

Who said children can’t enjoy gardening too? There are a lot of ways parents can spice up this mundane activity so that the whole family will be biting at the chance to get their...
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What You Should Know About Lawn Mowing

Your lawn is one of the first things people notice about your home. And an important component of a beautiful home is a lush, green lawn. Mowing...
Citrus peel uses

3 Citrus Fruit Peel uses in the Garden

Photo by Jonathan-PielmayerWhenever we eat citrus fruits, we are so accustomed to just throwing out the peels afterwards. However, did you know that instead of tossing...
Greenhouse tips

Greenhouses 101 – Grow Year Round!

Photo by Annie SprattHaving fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available throughout the year is very convenient. It results in less gas needed to run to the...
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101+ Earth Day Tips for 2019

If you are looking for Earth Day tips for 2019, you're in the right place. While you're here, test your Earth IQ with our Earth Day quiz. We've also created an Amazon Alexa app...
snow drops

The Top Five Winter Plants To Help You Garden All Year Long

Everyone loves the springtime with the nice weather and the beautiful bursts of color as the new growth starts to take shape. Every weekend finds gardeners sprinting to the nearest nursery to pick out...
christmas tree

12 ways to recycle your Christmas Tree After Christmas

You took the time to pick out the perfect tree for you and your family to enjoy over the holiday season, so why would you drag it to the curb to be discarded like...
Build a snowman

Do You Want to Build A Snowman?

There’s nothing worse than a sad, melting, lopsided snowman on the front lawn, despite hours of hard work from you and your kids. All outdoor decorations, including your prized snowman, should keep up appearances....
snow garden

How Snow is Good For Your Garden

Winter seems to be something that is scary for some gardeners. Although the snow can cause havoc on some plants, it could be a saving grace for others. In the south, winters were a...

Winterize Lawn: How To Start

AAAAHHHH! The sweet smell of fresh cut grass sends me into a state of peaceful bliss. I think of picnics, touch football, and tag, all things that I use to do in the grass...
plant bulbs

November Conundrums: Is It Too Late to Plant Bulbs?

 It's officially November. Does that mean it's too late to plant bulbs in your garden?The answer to this question is, “It depends.” Growing Depends on the Temperature What it depends on are the average nighttime temperatures...
fall planting bulbs

The Best Bulbs To Plant Right Now

 Before the first freeze Sometimes it’s hard to imagine months ahead what we want our spring garden and yard to look like. Yet, now is the time to start thinking about planting new bulbs for...
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Improve Your Soil During The Fall Months

It’s the time of the year when you are getting all the harvesting done from your garden. You have worked all summer to bring in those beautiful garden foods. There has been a spring...
Pruning in late summer

Pruning in Late Summer – Pro’s and Con’s

Hey, it sure is comfortable out working in the garden in late summer. There's some harvesting to be done while the weather gets a little cooler. But there are also things to put off...

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