Use these smart, simple tips to save time and money in the garden, and, in some instances, avoid making long-term mistakes. Pinching zinnias, making use of burlap, and avoiding invasive plants are … [Read more...]
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When slugs or snails are eating our seedlings or plant leaves, we need ways to prevent further damage while avoiding harm to our garden ecosystems. Let’s look at the pros and cons of beer traps, slug … [Read more...]
While the actual experience of gardening will always be our best teacher, those of us who want our gardens to support local eco-systems can avoid some regrets (great and small) by using these … [Read more...]
If you love owls like so many of us do, these owl-inspired garden art and craft ideas are for you. Find the owl décor that suits your garden or get some recycled materials and craft up something … [Read more...]
This charming owl wreath is made from recycled stuff you can find around the house. Grab an old grapevine wreath, old canning jar lids, and more to make your own one-of-a-kind garden art owl. Love … [Read more...]
Use these tips and ideas to turn a wheelbarrow into a creative garden planter. Whether it's wood or metal, old wheelbarrows are perfect for displaying colorful annuals, trailing vines, creating mini … [Read more...]
If your seed packet says to nick, sand, or soak seeds before sowing, that's scarification. Scarification methods may improve germination rates in seeds with tough seed coats. Many seeds that need … [Read more...]