These cheap (inexpensive) and creative garden ideas are offered for anyone starting a new garden on a very low budget. It may take some patience and hard work, but it's amazing what a thrifty, but … [Read more...]
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This beginner’s guide to botanical names shares the basics for gardeners wanting to get comfortable using the scientific names for plants. Once you understand the conventions for how the names are … [Read more...]
Gardening by the phases of the moon dates back thousands of years, but is there any evidence that planting or harvesting in coordination with the lunar cycles really helps? We know the moon has a … [Read more...]
Gardening by the phases of the moon has been practiced throughout the ages. Renewed interest surfaced in the 20th Century with Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner and his followers. Various other … [Read more...]
Have you ever opened a seed packet with seeds so tiny you wonder if they really are seeds? It’s those incredibly small seeds—including carrots, poppies, and lobelia—that can slip from our … [Read more...]
Got an old or broken birdbath? Turn it into a beautiful garden planter. Have a look at these ideas to see what you can plant in a shallow birdbath using annuals, succulents, and more, or how to turn … [Read more...]
This is a basic method for taking cuttings from honeysuckle vines and root them for new plants. You can propagate honeysuckle throughout the growing season. Here in North America, some honeysuckle … [Read more...]