Easy Tips for Growing Lavender

Lavender not only has a great smell and color, but it also serves numerous medicinal and health purposes. Many people think growing lavender is...

Best Way To Grow Cilantro

I have been a gardener my entire life. I finally found the best way to grow cilantro. I love my little garden in my...

18 Brilliant and Creative DIY Herb Gardens for Indoors and Outdoors

Regardless of whether you have a small garden, a huge garden or no garden at all, there should be no excuse for not growing...

5 Natural Ways to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders

Are squirrels starting to take over your bird feeders? If so, you might be wondering what to do! Luckily, there are plenty of natural...

Tips For Growing Beets In Your Garden

Beets are a cool weather loving root vegetable, perfect for pickling or serving in side dishes. Beets don’t require a great deal of space...

10 BUG REPELLING PLANTS YOUR BACKYARD NEEDS

If there’s anything I’ve learned from spending 30ish summers in Minnesota, it’s this: Nothing ruins a patio party faster than mosquitoes (except maybe ants…or...

9 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings

Whether you’ve got seedlings you’ve nurtured yourself, or ones that you’ve bought from the local nursery, those plants need a helping hand in order...

A Guide To Building Raised Gardening Beds

You may have heard people talking about having raised beds, but really — what are they? How tall does a bed have to be...

how to start seedlings indoors

You can sow (plant) the seeds of most fruit and vegetable plants directly into your garden. It's the most affordable, convenient path to a...

5 Ways to Use Egg Shells in Your Garden

Egg shells are chock full of calcium, and so they are the perfect product to use on your garden plants. While most people toss...