Although winter is still in full swing, that doesn’t mean you have to limit your gardening to warm weather months. On behalf of Burpee Home Gardens, a collection of leading garden vegetables, herbs and flowers, I’d love to share some tips for tending an indoor garden. We’d love if you’d consider sharing some of Burpee’s tips … More Grow an Indoor Garden This Winter with Tips from Burpee
Urban environments need both native and adaptive plants for biodiversity, and they help increase habit for birds, insects and other animals. This spring, TurfMutt has enlisted Professor Botany’s help to teach families the importance of living landscapes for pollinators and wildlife, such as butterflies, bees and hummingbirds.Nature starts in your backyard. Yards, parks, schoolyards and … More Backyard Superheroes: Nature Starts At Your Backdoor
With the summer months upon us, it is a great time to think about gardening. The good news is that learning to grow your own food comes with a host of benefits. The benefits are so good that it’s being recommended as an activity for veterans to engage in, especially if they suffer from post-traumatic … More Learning to Grow Your Own Food Comes with a Host of Benefits
As the summer heats up, Americans are outside and working in their yards. They own millions of outdoor power equipment products like lawn mowers, string trimmers and chain saws. But many people do not pay attention to what type of fuel they are putting in their outdoor power equipment – and they should. Gasoline containing greater … More Do You Look Before You Pump? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Just came in from my gardening. Man it is amazing what happens to your garden over the winter. Here are 4 steps that made my life easy! 1- To prevent accumulating dirt under your fingernails while you work in the garden, draw your fingernails across a bar of soap and you’ll effectively seal the undersides … More Gardening Tips To Make Life Easy
If you’ve ever asked yourself which vegetables make the most sense to grow in your garden, a study from the founder of Square Foot Gardening has the answer. And the results may surprise. Mel Bartholomew, whose Square Foot Gardening books have sold 2.5 million copies, turned his calculator toward the food we grow in our … More #smartidea: New Book Guides You To Best Five Plants For Garden
You all know I a a garden girl.I have shared some of my moments with you here. Well, today I have some great info to share with you. Did you know… 1. Children’s stress levels fall within minutes of seeing green spaces. Knowing and experiencing nature makes us generally happier, healthier people. 2. Getting dirty … More How Your Yard Contributes To A Healthier You!
A visit to Home Depot Can be an adventure! Trust me! Their flower nursery can seem about overwhelming. I suggest that you go in with a staunch plan in what you want. Growing flowers in your garden can be frustrating. This year everything worked out just fine. I planted 4 planters of Supertunias and I must … More Gotta Grow: These Flowers Are The Best I Have Ever Planted
When I first purchased her, I was less than thrilled. She was pretty but, she was missing something. I contemplated planting her in the garden as is. That lasted all of 2 hours as I sat and stared at her. Better sense took hold! The first thing I had to decide was what did I … More How To Take A Colorless Garden Statue From Blah To Wow!