This beginner's guide to botanical names shares the basics for gardeners wanting to get comfortable using the scientific names for plants. We also have a gardener's dictionary to help understand … [Read more...]
Tips for growing plants indoors including houseplants, vegetables, herbs, and seeds starting.
These top garden books from Quarto Publishing are just what we need for garden planning and inspiration. Look over the selections and be sure to enter for a chance to win! If you want to keep your … [Read more...]
Want to grow houseplants from kitchen scraps? Learn how to grow avocado, mango, orange, lemon, lime, ginger, pineapple, tomato and more using seeds and cuttings. It’s an excellent way to get … [Read more...]
If you are wondering what type of fertilizer to use in your garden and whether choosing organic or synthetic matters, this should help. To get started, keeping compost is the most economical … [Read more...]
This step-by-step tutorial shows how to repot African violets when there are too many leaves, the pot is crowded, or the plant will not bloom. Repotting should be done once or twice a year to keep … [Read more...]
This directory features Canadian seed sellers and online nurseries for seeds, plants, and bulbs. The listings are sorted by province so you can find sources in your region. I also have a directory … [Read more...]
We’ve been told for years that houseplants purify the air and help remove pollutants or ‘detox’ our homes—claiming NASA proved it—but is this true? Spoiler alert: we read the research and, sorry, … [Read more...]