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Kids can Enjoy Gardening Too

Kid Gardening

I’ve always felt that getting the kids involved in gardening was a great idea.  They have a lot of energy, which I can sometimes lack.  It’s a good experience for them to learn and interact with nature.  By helping them be successful and contributing gardening can instill in them confidence in other parts of life. The kids enjoy having an ...

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Getting Your Seeds Starting Indoors

It’s time to stop merely dreaming about your summer vegetable garden, and start growing seedlings to plant in it. Many plants, including cabbabe, tomatoes and peppers, can be started from seeds indoors, but you need to start the process early so that the seedlings will be ready to be planted outdoors when the threat of frost has passed. Most seeds ...

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The Benefits of Mason Bees

  Boost your garden’s productivity by providing a Mason Bee House for peaceful, non-stinging bees. As bee populations struggle, home gardeners can play an important role in attracting bees and other pollinators. The benefits of Mason bees cannot be understated.  They are extremely effective in pollinating large areas.  Creating an environment for mason bees will be a great benefit to ...

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Picking a Healthy Plant

plant seedlings

When it comes to getting started with your garden, you have two choices; planting seeds, or buying entire plants. Both have their own benefits. If you plant seeds and care for them every day, you will find it is a much more rewarding experience when you have a full, healthy plant. However, this method is a lot more risky. I ...

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Picking the Right Gardening Tools

garden equipment

If you’re thinking about taking your gardening seriously and getting out there every day to increase the attractiveness of your garden, then you will want to get the right tools to help you in this. You might be tempted to go out to the store and just buy the nearest things you see, but you’ll be much happier if you ...

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Improving Your Garden by Adding a Fountain

garden fountain

A great way to spice up your garden is to add a water feature. These can be both soothing and aesthetically appealing. I’ve found that there’s nothing more relaxing than sitting on a bench next to my garden and listening to my fountain while I read a good book or do some studying. Putting in a water feature is fairly ...

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Growing Your Own Herbs

If you’re not the type of person that wants to spend their time managing an elaborate fruit or vegetable garden, you might consider planting and maintaining an herb garden. While the product might not seem as significant, you’ll still enjoy the constant availability of fresh, delicious herbs to flavor your meals with. First you’ll want to choose the herbs that ...

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