Clematis is one of the best-loved flowering vines. With thousands of varieties, it is helpful to know which basic type you have, when or if it will need pruning, and how to provide the best growing … [Read more...]
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Choosing the best spot for your kitchen garden to grow a variety of vegetables, fruits, and herbs means balancing priorities. We need sun and access to water but it’s also about convenience and … [Read more...]
It is really cool when birds settle into backyard birdhouse nesting boxes, but did you know many are not safe? Just as each species of bird makes different choices based on their needs when nesting in … [Read more...]
In recent years we have seen a greater awareness of the importance of pollinators like birds, butterflies, and bees. But what about all the other pollinators that form our ecosystems? Find out what … [Read more...]
Does vinegar really kill weeds? It is commonly suggested as a chemical-free weed killer, and a natural alternative to commercial herbicides, but is this true? Let’s find out what the facts show. If … [Read more...]