Ancient philosophers like Aristotle believed that the ability to reason separates men from beasts. It is a gardener’s joy to find new and innovative tools that help make the work easier in their garden. Join us as we delve into some of the best tools you can use in
Carrots are one of the iconic Fall root vegetables, but many gardeners struggle to grow carrot plants from seed. Fortunately, it’s easy to do once you know what you’re doing. Join us as we delve into the epic world of carrot planting and help your garden develop strong
Summer is on the brink, and the colors of Fall are sneaking into our gardens. At the very least, our trees are starting to show that hint of brown which means Fall leaves will soon cover the landscape. Fall colors are beautiful, and the leaves have many uses.While the
While Autumn doesn't leave room for the masses of flowers that you grow in the Summer, there are many flowers for Fall gardens that can make your flower beds shine. Let's take a look at some of the best options. LobeliasLobelias are small dainty flowers reminiscent of a fairy garden.
Root vegetables are the stars of the Fall garden. Every year, gardeners venture into the raised beds and plant patches of their lives to sow the seeds of the Fall harvest. As with any gardening, growing beets, radishes, carrots, turnips, and other Fall root veggies comes with some challenges. We'll
If you'd like a low-maintenance flower garden, your most important work will be done with pencil, paper, and some reference materials. Old homes occupied by expert gardeners often feature gardens that are beautiful for decades after the gardener departed, almost as if they evolved naturally. Planning is the reason. When
Patio gardens soften the transition between indoors and outdoors by bringing plants into outdoor living areas. This might involve something as simple as setting up a few window boxes on an apartment balcony, or as elaborate as enclosing an entire porch with trellised vines, potted trees and shrubs, hanging baskets,
The key to a healthy root system starts with the soil, and the key to a healthy soil is having a soil rich with beneficial microbes. Lack of balanced nutrition and beneficial microbes in soil results in stressed plants, which attract pathogens and predatory insects. In order to grow healthy,
In addition to insects and diseases, gardeners must keep an eye out for two and four-footed pests.