10 Easy Gardening Tips That Will Help Save the Planet
Apr24

10 Easy Gardening Tips That Will Help Save the Planet

Big gestures and promises are important when it comes to environmental change, but so are little things. When millions of people do the little things, they add up fast. Why not think about ways you protect the planet while planting your garden this year? Let’s talk about 10 Easy Gardening Tips That Will Help Save the Planet, because even small actions can have a big impact on the environment. 10...

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3 Steps to Get Your Soil Ready for Planting
Mar30

3 Steps to Get Your Soil Ready for Planting

It’s that time again. With the weather warming up, a sense of excitement about gardening always sets in. Whether you’re a first-time gardener or you’re returning to your garden after winter, let’s talk about simple ways to prepare your soil for the gardening season. 3 Steps to Get Your Soil Ready for Planting. Clean Up Your Yard Before you think aobut soil, you should clear away any old plant debris. Fallen...

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3 Simple Steps to Grow a Vegetable Garden
Jul15

3 Simple Steps to Grow a Vegetable Garden

Every day, we’re surrounded by unhealthy food and drinks. It’s so bad, sometimes we don’t even take time to enjoy the little moments in life. Stressful jobs and fast living have made us forget about the good things in life. Let’s slow down and revel in the moments. Get outside, grow a garden, spend some quality time with your family. If you’ve ever thought about growing your own vegetable...

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4 Steps to Grow Organic Food in Small Spaces
May20

4 Steps to Grow Organic Food in Small Spaces

You’re probably sitting there thinking it’s impossible, expensive or time consuming to grow your own food. Maybe you don’t have a big yard or space for a garden, but believe it or not you can actually grow organic food in small spaces. Don’t be intimidated, growing healthy food can be easy, fun and delicious! Follow these 4 Steps to Grow Organic Food in Small Spaces.  Growing Food in Small...

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Garden Guide to Beneficial Insects
Apr30

Garden Guide to Beneficial Insects

Gardening season has returned and with it a plethora of insects. Knowing which insects are harmful and which are helpful will go a long way in controlling the pest population in your garden. Plus, utilizing natural predators of bad bugs will reduce or eliminate your need for chemical pesticides. This is a simple garden guide to beneficial insects.  Welcome Beneficial Insects Ladybugs Image By Harald Hoyer from Schwerin, Germany...

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4 Tips for Growing House Plants Organically
Apr18

4 Tips for Growing House Plants Organically

It’s spring, but depending on where you are you may not have seen much warm weather yet. Freezing temperatures can be really disappointing, especially when you’re ready to get outside and into your garden again. Or maybe you simply don’t have a big backyard. Either way, there’s one way to satisfy your gardening fever. Grow houseplants!  There are many benefits to growing indoors like beatifying the...

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Best Vegetables and Fruit to Grow In A Greenhouse
Apr16

Best Vegetables and Fruit to Grow In A Greenhouse

Having a greenhouse can be a great addition to your garden, especially if you’re looking to grow fruit and vegetables. Greenhouses keep the pests away and help you control the climate and conditions your plants are exposed to. But, if you’re new to gardening, you might not know where to begin with greenhouse growing.  It’s important to realize that only certain greens can really thrive in a...

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Make your Greenhouse Energy Efficient
Mar25

Make your Greenhouse Energy Efficient

Having a greenhouse can be a great addition to your garden, especially if you have a vegetable patch. Greenhouses keep the pests away and help you control the climate and conditions your plants are exposed to. But having a greenhouse can make gardening an expensive hobby. Let’s talk about ways to make your greenhouse energy efficient, so you can get the most out of your garden without breaking the bank.  Prevent...

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Powerful Plants
Mar23

Powerful Plants

Kids love spending time with their parents. It’s a plain and simple fact. One of my favorite quotes is: “Give your Child Presence, Not Presents.” It’s so true! Why not spend quality time with your kids teaching them about the earth, plants and creating a sustainable life? Growing a garden is the perfect family hobby, but where do you begin? Let me tell you about an easy way to grow healthy food AND spend quality time with your...

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Enhance Life with a Garden
Mar21

Enhance Life with a Garden

Home is where the heart is and it should be a place of happiness and joy. If you’ve ever wanted to improve your living space and really enjoy life, you may want to look outside your home. That piece of outdoor land, whether postage stamp or football field, is there waiting to connect with you and your home. You can truly enhance life with a garden. Create your own slice of paradise, right in your own backyard.  Health...

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DIY Indoor Herb Garden
Mar16

DIY Indoor Herb Garden

If you want to have fresh herbs to use for cooking or tea, you can! It’s easy and inexpensive to grow an indoor herb garden. I’m sure you’ve seen fresh herb plants in your local grocery or gardening store. All you need are herbs and a few simple things to start growing. The best part? They make your house bright and fresh. Clean oxygen and natural herbal fragrances with a DIY Indoor Herb Garden....

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Beautiful Garden Makeover
Mar14

Beautiful Garden Makeover

If your patch of lawn and few shrubs aren’t exactly awe-inspiring, but you don’t have the budget for a landscaper, how can you transform your garden into something beautiful? I’ll give you a few tips to make your neighbors green with envy. Let’s talk about how you can design a beautiful garden makeover that will make your neighbors jealous!  Color Nothing is as inviting as a garden blooming with color....

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Gently Rid your Garden of Snakes
Mar10

Gently Rid your Garden of Snakes

Snakes are a beneficial part of our environment, but unfortunately many people see them as being scary or gross. They can actually be a friend to the organic gardener. Snakes can control some garden pests like mice, voles, slugs and beetles. But if you’re worried about venomous species or have an overwhelming phobia, there are ways to gently rid your garden of snakes.  Remove What Attracts Them However inconvenient, if...

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Sustainable Gardening Methods
Feb24

Sustainable Gardening Methods

Creating sustainability is so important, especially in areas like architecture and energy production. Growing a garden is a great way to create a sustainable environment right in your own backyard. In this article, I will give you some great Sustainable Gardening Methods to help you make a positive impact on the Eco-system.  Sustainable Gardening Methods Organic gardening, edible landscaping and permaculture are...

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Building a Polytunnel in your Garden
Feb22

Building a Polytunnel in your Garden

Growing your own plants, herbs and vegetables is a wonderful thing. Creating a garden can bring you great satisfaction. It’s incredible to turn your backyard into something beautiful, or better yet…tasty! But there’s also the fact that you’re doing something beneficial and environmentally-friendly while saving money on your grocery bill. It doesn’t get much better than that!  But what do you do during...

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