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How To Keep Your Garden Weed Free – 4 Simple Steps To Eliminate Weeding Chores!

This weeks how-to garden article and corresponding podcast are all about keeping your garden weed free. You might be thinking, is that really even possible? The answer really is YES – it really is! And even better, it can be accomplished without doing a lot of extra work. In fact, as you will see today, …

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Saving Egg Shells And Coffee Grounds – The Key To Big Garden Success!

This weeks article and corresponding podcast are all about one of our favorite subjects : coffee grounds and egg shells – or more to the point, why it is so important to save your egg shells and coffee grounds over the winter to help power your garden and flowerbeds next spring and summer. One of …

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7 Great Deer Resistant Perennial Plants – How To Keep Deer Away!

The best way to keep deer from destroying your flowerbeds and gardens is by planting smart from the start with deer resistant perennial plants! Gardening takes time, effort, and patience. However, most gardeners are never happy with the site of their precious garden plants being damaged and devoured by the deer. Deer can cause have …

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How To Grow Spider Plants – The Easiest Houseplant Around To Maintain!

Not only are they attractive with their long, cascading foliage, spider plants also happen to be one of the easiest plants to grow and maintain when you follow a few basic “how-to” tips. And contrary to their name, spider plants aren’t creepy at all. In fact, they make excellent houseplants! Spider plants are one of …

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The Best Perennials To Grow In The Shade – Expand Your Growing Areas!

Looking for the best perennials to grow in the shade portions of your yard? While most plants thrive in full sun, there are a few plants that actually need shade in order to grow and flourish. And today, we showcase 6 such shade loving plants perfect for growing in the less-sunny areas of your landscape. …

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How To Grow A Peacock Plant Indoors – A Houseplant Worth The Effort!

Officially known as Calathea makoyana, a peacock plant is a beautiful evergreen perennial that is incredible to grow as a houseplant indoors. While it isn’t the best choice for a novice grower, if you follow a few simple tips, you can grow and enjoy this stunning houseplant for many years to come! The peacock plant …

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Why You Need To Prepare Early To Start Seeds Indoors – Plan Early!

We can all admit that the last few years have been a bit . . . out of the ordinary to say the least! For gardeners, it might be in our best interest to prepare earlier than normal to start seeds indoors than we typically do.  From a massive shortage of toilet paper to backlogs …

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Christmas Cactus Care – A Beautiful & Festive Holiday Blooming Plant!

While there aren’t too many plants that flower during the cold holiday seasons, the Christmas cactus is one plant that will! And the best part of all, with a little simple care and maintenance, you can keep your Christmas cactus beautiful for many years to come. In fact, a Christmas cactus can live between 20 …

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Make Amazing Compost From Fall Decorations – Utilizing Natural Items

Fall is one of the most popular times to decorate your outdoor space with once live plants and products. But did you know that those fall decorations can be used to create an amazing compost pile?  Many people enjoy decorating their front porches and entryways with seasonal fall items. Products such as pumpkins, corn stalks, …

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