• Video: Create a Garden Workspace

    Video: Turn an Unused Area into a Garden Workspace

    If you love to garden, you probably wish you had a dedicated area where you could repot and prune plants, clean garden tools, and keep your gardening gear handy. We’ll show you how, in just a few steps, you can

  • How to Make Compost

    Making Compost – What Items to Use

    Now that you know why you should compost, you’re going to need to know which materials to use. Since not all leftovers can be used, we’ve put together a handy list to show you which items can and cannot be

  • How to Compost

    How To Compost

    Now that you know which items to compost, you’re ready to learn the steps involved in making compost. To achieve the real benefits of composting depends on how much organic waste you have, how fast you want the results and

  • Composting 101

    Composting 101

    Why Compost? When waste is not composted, it will end up in a landfill or incinerator, neither of which is environmentally-friendly or economical. Due to a lack of oxygen, landfill waste breaks down slowly and releases methane gas and acidic

  • How to Make a Rain Barrel

    How to Make a Rain Barrel in 5 Easy Steps

    Recycling rain water is easier than you think. In the past, if you wanted to capture rain water, you just put a bucket out in the yard and waited for it to fill up. Of course, if it was raining

  • Container Gardening Recipes

    Container Gardening Recipes

    Small space container gardening recipes that are easy to make and taste great. Fruit Mint Salad Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate, defrosted 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 1/2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp grated orange

  • Container Gardening in the Shade

    Container Gardening In the Shade

    Perhaps when you were landscaping your yard you wanted to create a lot of shade to offset hot summer days. Now that your trees are mature and providing that much-needed shade, you might not know what your options are for

  • How to Grow Tomatoes

    How to Grow Tomatoes

    One of the great benefits of having your own garden is having fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables to enjoy whenever you want. Growing techniques will differ depending on what food you’re growing as well as where you live. We’ve put

  • Passion Flowers

    What are Passion Flowers?

    Passion flowers have been known to attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. One variety, the Stinking Passion Flower, uses a sticky fluid to attract and digest small insects like gnats. The passion flower is an aggressive vine plant with powerfully beautiful

  • How to Grow Plants from Seeds

    How to Grow Indoor Plants from Seeds

    People might tell you that it’s impossible to successfully grow indoor plants from seeds, but actually it’s absolutely possible. Not only is it possible, but people are doing it all the time. Of course, there are the basic necessities to