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8 Unique Christmas Gifts Under $30 Every Gardener Will Love!

If you need a little inspiration for that garden or nature lover in your life, you are in luck with today’s feature of eight great and unique Christmas gifts under $30! Most people don’t have the time (or the patience) to go store to store picking out that perfect holiday gift for all the people …

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How To Grow Basil Indoors In The Winter – Grow Fresh Basil Year Round!

Even though the outside temperatures have dropped, you can still grow delicious basil indoors – and it’s a lot easier than you might think. If you live in a location that features cold fall and winter seasons, then your outdoor gardening season is about to come to an end. That is if it hasn’t already! …

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Composting Leaves – How To Make Great Compost From Leaves!

Composting leaves can be a great way to clean up your property before winter hits. It’s also a great (and free!) way to improve your plants’ soil, too!   It’s no secret that compost is the perfect, all-natural way to boost your soil’s nutrient value. It also helps to up the soil’s organic matter content. It …

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7 Late Season Seed Crops You Can Still Plant – How To Grow More This Year!

Now is the perfect time to get those late-season seed crops into the ground!  For many locations, you may think that spring and early summer are the only times you can plant seeds in your garden. Thankfully, there’s a way to extend your growing season so you can enjoy fresh vegetables for much longer.  In …

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How To Ripen Tomatoes Off The Vine With Success!

Although it might be tempting to wait until your tomatoes are bright red before harvesting, did you know it is actually better to ripen tomatoes off the vine? Just picture it: It’s a late summer night and you’re just about ready to prepare a feast of BLT sandwiches. You stroll out to the garden to …

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How To Stop Ground Moles Naturally – Keeping Moles Out!

Is there a natural way to stop ground moles from ruining your yard and garden space?  Moles actually aren’t herbivores at all but are in fact insectivores. So how can they cause so much damage to lawns and the plants growing in them if they aren’t actually eating the plants?  While they don’t actually consume …

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8 Simple Garden Tools & Gadgets Every Gardener Should Own

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about 8 simple garden tools and gadgets that every gardener should own. Gardening doesn’t have to be expensive or hard work, but some basic, inexpensive tools can definitely help make the job much easier!  You don’t have to spend a ton of money on gadgets like rototillers …

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How To Stop Slugs Naturally – Homemade Slug Traps And More!

Is there any way to stop slugs naturally and safely without using harsh chemicals? If you are experiencing cool, damp weather conditions, chances are you might also be dealing with slugs. Slugs are shell-less mollusks that secrete mucus for protection and to help them travel around.  While they might come across as harmless, slow-moving, slimy …

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How To Protect Plants From Grasshoppers – Naturally!

Looking for safe and effective ways to protect your plants from grasshoppers? Grasshoppers are herbivores that feed on the leaves, foliage, fruit, and stems of plants as well as grasses. They prefer a terrain that is warm, dry, and full of low-lying plants and grasses – making your garden space the perfect target. They typically …

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Succession Planting – How To Get The Most From Your Garden Space!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about succession planting in your vegetable garden – or more importantly, how to get the most out of your garden space! Succession planting is a great way to extend your growing season beyond one planting and one harvest each season. No matter where you are located, you …

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