Choosing the best spot for your kitchen garden to grow a variety of vegetables, fruits, and herbs means balancing priorities. We need sun and access to water but it’s also about convenience and … [Read more...]
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It is really cool when birds settle into backyard birdhouse nesting boxes, but did you know many are not safe? Just as each species of bird makes different choices based on their needs when nesting in … [Read more...]
In recent years we have seen a greater awareness of the importance of pollinators like birds, butterflies, and bees. But what about all the other pollinators that form our ecosystems? Find out what … [Read more...]
Does vinegar really kill weeds? It is commonly suggested as a chemical-free weed killer, and a natural alternative to commercial herbicides, but is this true? Let’s find out what the facts show. If … [Read more...]
Got scrap wood? We recently explored How to Get Comfortable with Power Tools and now it’s time for the fun stuff: all the cool stuff you can make for the garden once you’ve become … [Read more...]
If you have struggled to grow lavender or you are a new gardener and want the best tips for success, this is for you. I have answered common questions about growing conditions, plant choices, and … [Read more...]
Lean-to greenhouses are a low-cost solution if you have a wall available in the right, sunny location. Here we built on the side of a south-facing patio, with the growing space at waist-height for … [Read more...]