One unwelcome sign of spring is the blackfly. They swarm about you relentlessly biting any exposed skin, making it insufferable to be outside. The safest thing is to stay indoors, but that's not an option for gardeners. Here are three non-toxic ways to help defend yourself from this bloodthirsty horde.
Most DIY composting methods require space, effort, and time to create rich dark compost. One way gaining popularity for its simplicity is called Dig and Drop composting and it is as simple as it sounds!
Do you have seeds left after you finish planting? Do you save them to use again? This blog explores a simple way to tell if your old seeds will still germinate in the Spring. It also recommends the best way to store leftover seeds to extend their viability.
Winter provides an opportunity to reflect on last year’s garden and make plans for the coming one. Here are five gardening trends predicted to be big in 2021. Which one are you going to incorporate into your garden?
The interest in gardening, especially vegetable gardening, skyrocketed in 2020. This spike in interest led to severe shortages of many gardening supplies. Do these three things now to ensure you have your best garden yet in 2021!
Weeds are usually the first things that sprout at the start of the growing season and the last things to die at the end of it. Many vegetable gardeners ignore weeds before planting, after the harvest, and wait days or weeks to pull them during the season. This is a HUGE mistake.
A look at the pros, cons and effort level of five methods for controlling or killing weeds in your garden. Each gardener has to pick which one will work best for their unique circumstances.
It might seem that all you do in your garden is weed once the plants are in, but there are plenty of other things you can be doing to get the best out of your garden. Here are five for the month of August broken down by zones.