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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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How To Fertilize Your Vegetable Garden – Simple Secrets That Work! 

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about how to fertilize your vegetable garden. With these simple tips and secrets, your vegetable plants will be growing nice and strong all season long and providing you with an amazing harvest! Whether you are growing your plants in containers or directly in the soil, how, when, …

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How To Attract Praying Mantis – And Why It Can Help Control Pests!

The praying mantis might look a little intimidating at first, but they are the perfect beneficial insect to attract to your garden space! While they are technically called “mantids,” most individuals know this insect as the specific species name “mantis.” Praying mantises are carnivorous insects that feast on all sorts of garden pests and insects, …

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The Many Amazing Benefits Of Growing Dill – From Pickles To Pollinators!

When people think of “dill,” they most likely think of a type of pickle – but when you include growing dill in your garden, there are many more benefits that go way beyond turning your cucumbers into a delicious treat! Dill is actually a leafy vegetable and in the same plant family as celery (Apiaceae). …

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Why You Should Grow Zinnias In Your Vegetable Garden – 6 Great Benefits!

Are you wondering if it’s truly worth it to grow zinnias in your vegetable garden this year? The answer is an astonishing YES!  Zinnias grow as annuals in Zones 2 through 8. They are heat and drought-tolerant and are overlooked by deer and other wildlife. In addition, they are easy to sow and maintain all …

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How To Hand Pollinate Zucchini & Cucumbers – Learn To Easily Help Produce Fruit!

Have you ever wondered how easy it is to hand pollinate zucchini, cucumbers, or other cucurbits? Cucurbits like cucumbers and zucchini are a garden staple for most growers. However, they can often have issues when it comes to pollination and fruit production. That’s why it’s good to know how to hand-pollinate – and it is …

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