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.

succulents

Tips for Planting Succulents

Succulents are one of Mother Nature's perfect works of art. With their variety of exquisite shapes and unique leaf forms resembling rosettes and teardrops, they make wonderful display plants in both yard gardens and...
codling moth

Protect Your Fruit From Moth Infestations

It's one of the most frustrating situations to encounter: You work hard in your garden to yield a crop that will feed you and your family, and just as suddenly as the fruit blossomed...
hummingbirds

How to Attract Hummingbirds in Your Garden

In late August the hummingbirds will be starting their migration. Some of us will be sad to see them going, and others will be welcoming these valuable garden companions. Never mind the charm of...
mushrooms

Five Steps to Killing Mushrooms

Most of the time, mushrooms aren't dangerous. While there are cases where mushrooms caused lawn diseases, these are few and far between. However, a lot of gardeners don't want mushrooms in their yard because...
lilac

The Most Fragrant Garden Flowers

We plant certain flowers in our gardens and around our yards to experience their glorious beauty. But one of the most enjoyable aspects of many flowers is the sweet aroma they provide. Here are...
roses

How To Plant Potted Roses

Spring is finally here, and it's time to think about planting potted rose bushes. They make a beautiful addition to all backyards. They're also a fine thing to plant in Spring, especially if you...
peat moss

Why is Peat Moss Important In Vegetable Gardens?

Treading lightly with peat moss Peat or peat moss has to be the most controversial wild growing moss in the world. Its reputation is known by many, but some just don’t understand the many facets...
eart day 2018

101+ Earth Day Tips for 2018

  If you are looking for Earth Day tips for 2018, you're in the right place. While you're here, test your Earth IQ with our Earth Day quiz. What is Earth Day? Earth Day is a day...
compost soil

The Best Ways to Start Composting

Compost is decayed organic matter that has been recycled and reused as plant fertilizer, making it vital to any garden. While you can head to your nearest plant nursery to pick this up, it’s...
weeds

The Top 4 Worst Garden Weeds

Plain and simple, gardeners hate weeds. That's because they tend to kill off the plants you're working so hard to grow by sucking all the nutrients out of them. Plus, they're often super persistent,...
terrarium how-to

COOL: How To Make A Terrarium

A plant terrarium is a perfect addition to any indoor space. They increase the oxygen running throughout your room while purifying the air as well. Thankfully, terrariums are easy to create and can be...
egg shells

Give Your Garden A Calcium Boost

A productive garden cannot grow on dirt and water alone, there has to be some form of nutrients coming from someplace. I use to watch my grandmother throw her eggshells around her plants and...
how to grow garlic

Growing Garlic In Containers Is A Good Idea

Even if you live in an apartment in the city, you can still enjoy growing your own vegetables using the container method. Growing garlic is ideal in winter and thereby will not overlap other things...
marimo moss balls

Marimo Moss Balls – Raising the Plant That Feels Like a Pet!

Whether you call them Marimo Moss Balls, Lake Balls, Japanese Moss Balls--or just, “Hey, Moss Balls” -- these cuddly orbs of algae are fascinating additions to a home garden or fish tank. (The name...
fir tree and cow

Pruning Fir Trees in Landscapes

When pruning fir trees, keeping the old adage “Less is more” in mind will help you determine how much to prune to avoid cutting too much. Fir trees, such as evergreens, do well with...

All About Those Baby Blue Eyes

  Baby Blue Eyes plants are gorgeous flowers in the Nemophila genus with a Forget-Me-Not blue coloring. The scientific name, Nemophila, means "woodland-loving" (from nemus "grove" and philos "loving"). Growing these flowers can ensure helpful...
three tomatoes

The Ultimate Tomato Growing Guide

The tomato -- is it a fruit or vegetable? It's possibly the most delicious and versatile summer fruit ever! There's a lot to learn about growing and preserving tomatoes. Our tomato growing tips and...
Oak Tree

The Perfect Bare Root Trees For Your Garden

Bare root trees are deciduous, meaning they lose their leaves and go dormant in the winter. Because of this dormancy, growers are able to dig up and transport these trees without containers, saving time...
green wall

Grow a Green Living Wall Garden

What is a green living wall garden? Well, it’s a vertical garden you grow along a wall -- makes sense, huh? A living wall garden can be grown a variety of ways. You can use...

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