If you have ants raiding your hummingbird feeder, this simple DIY moat will prevent them from ever reaching the sugar water. I’ve been using mine for a while now, and it completely solved the … [Read more...]
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There are so many claims made about various plants and essential oils that can repel mosquitoes and prevent bites that we decided to see what the research says. After all, if you can plant a few … [Read more...]
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Clay soil can be challenging in the garden but there are actually some vegetables that can tolerate—or even benefit from—these growing conditions. From broccoli to potatoes, your favourites might just … [Read more...]
These wood tomato cages are easy to build and provide excellent support for growing tomato vines. Using cages also helps prevent the vines from breaking. This is part of a series on 5 Best … [Read more...]
This waterproof silicone sealant is the best overall glue for outdoor use. It works for all my garden art projects including dish flowers that stay outside, all year-round in a cold climate. For … [Read more...]
This guide walks through all the basics for growing lilacs (Syringa) including plant choices, how or if to prune, growing lilacs in pots, and how to propagate from cuttings. If you love classic … [Read more...]