There are plenty of vegetables and herbs to grow outdoors in fall and winter, even here in Canada, but you have to remember to get your crops started in mid-summer. The key is to allow the plants time … [Read more...]
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Learn to grow dahlias using these tips to start your tubers in spring, extend the summer blooming season, and store them over the winter for blooms again next year. By avoiding common problems, you … [Read more...]
You can grow new plants from softwood cuttings (young stems) from many perennials including shrubs and bushes in your garden. Spring and summer are prime time for rooting these cuttings. Use these … [Read more...]
The idea that pine needles will change the pH of your garden soil and negatively affects some plants has been shared by gardeners for years. But can they really make soil too acidic? And is it really … [Read more...]
How can we attract a variety of pollinators to our gardens? Plant diversely. Each type of pollinator has unique needs that certain plants provide. Kim Eierman, author of The Pollinator Victory Garden, … [Read more...]
Want to make garden balls? These step-by-step instructions show everything you need to create decorative garden balls. Use a bowling ball or other orb, add some marbles, and design your own outdoor … [Read more...]
Hey, garden junk fans! If you have a bunch of kitchen items sitting in your cupboards that never get used, why not give them a new life as garden art and decor? Here’s 20 simple ideas to make your … [Read more...]