Grow an Indoor Garden This Winter with Tips from Burpee

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

Backyard Superheroes: Nature Starts At Your Backdoor

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

Learning to Grow Your Own Food Comes with a Host of Benefits

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

Do You Look Before You Pump? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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]

#smartidea: New Book Guides You To Best Five Plants For Garden

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

Gotta Grow: These Flowers Are The Best I Have Ever Planted

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