Have you heard the claims that dandelions are an essential first food for bees in spring? Or are they just lowly weeds? We looked into the research to see what role they play in our gardens and … [Read more...]
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Many of us identify as organic gardeners and say we garden organically, but what does this mean? It may not be easy to define the term but having a basic organic ethos or personal philosophy about … [Read more...]
These vegetable garden ideas will inspire you to grow food in whatever space you have. Whether you choose raised beds, containers, or planting in the ground, you can grow vegetables from spring to … [Read more...]
Have you ever wondered if your fruit tree is male or female and whether it needs a mate to produce fruit? What about the flowering perennials in the garden: do they need other pollen plants? Let's … [Read more...]
This tutorial on making fossil imprint stepping-stones is an excerpt from the book, A Woman's Garden: Grow Beautiful Plants and Make Useful Things by Tanya Anderson. Grab yourself a bag of cement and … [Read more...]
Neem oil is frequently recommended as an organic insecticide but is it a good option? Find out what it does to pests and whether it has a place in an eco-beneficial garden. We’ve written about … [Read more...]
I scoured Etsy shops to find items that can make your garden more beautiful or easier to tend—or both. I've also included some shopping tips to help decide what's right for you. Want more? The … [Read more...]