Do carrots really love tomatoes? We've been hearing companion planting advice for years and at last the new book Plant Partners by Jessica Walliser looks at the research to understand which plant … [Read more...]
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With some recycled house windows you can make your own mini garden greenhouse. These step by step instructions show a smart way to make a sturdy structure that will last for years. I also have a … [Read more...]
This is the third bundle of books in this year's garden book giveaway sponsored by Quarto Publishing. We've got one more draw coming so be sure to check back for that. I also have lots of unusual … [Read more...]
Take the stress out of vegetable gardening with this weekly plan for sowing seeds indoors and outdoors from spring to fall. With some simple organization you can ensure your veggie garden is timed … [Read more...]
We know composting is good for the garden and the environment but did you know you can save food scraps for composting all year-round—even in a cold climate? Composting in winter is simple and takes … [Read more...]
Do birds really get drunk on fermented berries? What about squirrels, or bats, or elephants? Find out what’s really going on when wild animals consume alcohol and overdo the natural bubbly. For … [Read more...]
How do birds manage to survive freezing cold temperatures when we’re hiding indoors avoiding frostbite? Nature has equipped them with some clever mechanisms to combat the cold. Want to … [Read more...]