Cinnamon is commonly recommended as a natural fungicide for gardeners wanting to avoid various fungal diseases. Let's look at whether there is any science to back up the claims and if it has other … [Read more...]
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There are all sorts of creative, low-cost ways to make your own plant tags, markers, and labels for the garden. Grab some art supplies and repurposed household items and get crafty. If you need … [Read more...]
When sowing seeds or propagating plants indoors, we need simple, easy-to-create, reliable tags or labels to keep track of everything. Find out the cheap and easy writing tools and tags gardeners like … [Read more...]
In celebration of National Gardening Day (April 14 - #NationalGardeningDay), we are featuring some new garden books to spark your creativity. Discover new favorites, and, best of all, dig in, and … [Read more...]
If you want to be sure your seeds will grow, it’s worthwhile to do a germination test first to confirm they are viable (will sprout) and find out the expected germination rate. This is particularly … [Read more...]
Powdery mildew is a common garden problem affecting flowering plants including fruits and vegetables. It is fairly easy to identify based on the gray-white powder that forms on leaves and stems. While … [Read more...]
Fungus gnats are tiny flying insects that resemble mosquitoes and lay eggs in potting soil. If you find them around your houseplants there are several things you can do both to stop them and prevent … [Read more...]