Ready to begin working in your spring garden? Learn which plants and seeds are safe to start now and what should wait until the risk of frost has passed. For a list of tasks to take care of in … [Read more...]
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22 Vegetable Seeds to Direct Sow in Spring
Prepare your garden beds and start sowing ahead of the last frost in spring by choosing from a variety of cold-tolerant vegetable seeds. Follow these tips to ensure a successful early start to your … [Read more...]
Tea Time: How to Harvest & Dry Homegrown Herbs
Learn to make your own herbal tea by drying leaves from common herbs. Methods include traditional air-drying as well as using kitchen appliances to speed up the process. For more plant options, … [Read more...]
Baking Soda in the Garden: Is it Really Harmless?
Baking soda is recommended for all sorts of garden uses including sweetening tomatoes and boosting plant growth but much of this advice is rooted in folklore not science. Let's look at what baking … [Read more...]
The Complete Guide to Growing Delphiniums in Your Garden
Use these delphinium tips to grow and care for these favorite tall, flowering perennials in cold climates. Learn the best growing conditions, care tips, how to propagate, and keep them growing back … [Read more...]
30 Flower Seeds To Start Indoors (Late Winter & Spring)
There are lots of annual and perennial flowers to start from seed indoors ahead of the outdoor growing season. By sowing instead of buying plants, we have more options (so many varieties to choose … [Read more...]
Unheated Greenhouses: Realistic Expectations & Unusual Uses
If a greenhouse is on your garden wish list, it's helpful to know what to expect. In cold climates, unheated greenhouses have different uses at each time of year. Find out what's possible along with … [Read more...]
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