Three elements of great container garden design. THRILL blue pansies with dark green leaves...FILL. The clay pot is full of plants... no empty spots. SPILL cascading light green plants spill over and down covering most of the terra cotta.
Traditional compost piles need to be managed by turning, aerating and using the right ratio of ingredients. They also take up a lot of space, something that is a premium for most gardeners. Why I …
How to Reuse K-Cups as Seed Starters
This past April I wrote a blog post for Schoola.com about reusing K-Cups for Earth Day. Many people enjoy their morning coffee or tea from their Keurig machine but you may not realize how harmful K-Cups are to the environment. The construction of the cup with filter layers and coffee grounds make them very difficult to recycle. Separating out all the contents of the cups is time consuming and most people just end up tossing them in the garbage.
Indoor Herb Gardening for Beginners
Summer is here! Which means it is time to start your own indoor DIY herb garden. But no matter the season or whether you’re a beginner or a novice, we’ve got great tips for you to start an amazing year-round indoor herb garden. Now, not all of us have that lucky green thumb when it comes to taking care of plants. No need to worry, we’ve got you covered with these simple tips and tricks to succeed at growing an amazing herb garden at home. It’s not as difficult as it may seem… We promise…
Make Your Own Potting Soil and Save Money!
Hostas 101. Whether you are new to hostas or already a Hostaholic, the information in this article will help you keep your hosta perennials happy and healthy. Hostas are a great idea for any shady or semi shade garden!
Why You Should Mulch Your Garden this Fall — Day to Day Adventures
My grandmother and mother are probably shaking their heads in heaven at my garden. I've broke the traditional garden rules in the past few years and I want to share why you should put a layer of mulch on your gardens this fall instead of turning the soil over before putting it to bed for the year. (