Knowing when to plant bulbs in fall is important to ensure successful spring flowering. These tips show you when, where, and how to get started with fall-planted bulbs. Looking for bulb options? … [Read more...]
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Whether you grow potatoes in the ground or containers there are a few options for harvest times. Also find out the best way to store potatoes to keep them fresh for months. If you are new to this, … [Read more...]
A lawn with naturalized bulbs is a beautiful way to add more flowers to your yard. Find out which fall-planted bulbs are best for creating beautiful swathes of color in your grass lawn in … [Read more...]
Used in farming for years, you can also grow cover crops in your home garden to improve and protect the soil. The recommended seed sowing times are early spring and fall but there are a few things to … [Read more...]
Diatomaceous earth is frequently recommended as an organic pesticide for the garden, but is it a practical, sustainable option? Is it a good resource for pollinator-friendly gardens? Let's have a … [Read more...]
As the cold weather sets in, fall is planting time for many tree species. Let’s look at the best time to get trees in the ground, when it’s too late in the season, and the right way to plant a … [Read more...]
At the end of the growing season, it is time to pick winter squash and store them. But how do you know they are ready? Use these tips to harvest the fruit and provide the best storage … [Read more...]