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...]
Explore my outdoor gardening tips including plant lists for unique situations, seasonal tips, propagation tutorials, and ideas for creating a wonderful garden in any size space.
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...]
Why do some gardens look so much better in spring than others? Fall preparation! Have a look at what you can do now to give your spring garden a jump-start. Also see, the free, printable Fall … [Read more...]
If you want to know the best time to plant bulbs in fall, nature provides the signs and signals. As fall transitions into winter, there are many seasonal changes that tell us the time is … [Read more...]
Ready to switch from grass lawn to something more pollinator-friendly and sustainable in your front yard? These tips will help you navigate disapproving neighbors, bylaws, and create something that—we … [Read more...]