General Garden Practices

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Use Recycled Materials to Create Raised Beds

From wood pallet boards to landscaping rocks and cinder blocks, here’s how to make raised garden beds from upcycled materials.

Regenerate Your Garden's Soil With Plants

Have you ever considered planting nutrient-giving plants between the nutrient-draining ones?

How to Create a Planter Bed From Scratch

Learn how to create a planter bed from scratch and you’ll be on your way to harvesting your own flowers and vegetables by mid-summer.

Gardening in the Heat: Keep Cool and Stay Safe

Don't let spring be the last time you spend in your happy garden space. Use these methods to keep cool in the garden this summer!

6 Benefits of Vermiculture

Products grown with vermicomposting are show to grow larger, and in some cases even taste better.

What Is Dry Fertilizer and When Is It Used

The main aim of using a dry fertilizer is to provide all the needed nutrients to a tree or plant for

Organic Gardening Tips

If you are looking for a more natural alternative to commercial gardening products, the following organic

Walk on the Wild Side: Taming Your Overgrown Landscape

There are many reasons why a garden grows out of control. Certain species seem to take over, weeds

How to Transplant Rhubarb Plants

Find out what you need to do to move the rhubarb plants in your garden safely.

Tips for New Gardeners

There is nothing more satisfying than having your own garden. The pleasures of watching things grow

Is Your Garden as Organic as You Think It Is?

Do you know the way to grow an organic garden? It's not as difficult as you might think!

How to Cure Transplant Shock

Transplant shock is generally unavoidable. However, there are a few steps you can take to cure it more quickly.

How to Remove Bushes From Your Yard

Although proper planning can’t do the work for you, developing a strategy for removing unwanted bushes can make the job less painful.

Butterfly Garden Layout: Keeping Butterflies Happy

A great way to add some life around our garden is to plan out a butterfly garden. Watching many multi-colored

How To Cut Down A Tree

If you have a diseased or non-producing fruit tree on your property, you may need to know how to cut

Square Foot Gardening: Caring For Your Larger Plants

Square foot gardening is ideal for homeowners with little space, allowing maximum production with an

Vertical Square Foot Gardening: Tying Your Plants

When unruly or large plants threaten to take over square foot gardening, what are the best ways to tie

Square Foot Gardening: Ways To Support Your Larger Plants

Square foot gardening, or gardening that utilizes above-ground boxes with a grid and 1-foot sections

Dividing Rhubarb Properly

If you grow rhubarb plants in your backyard, it is important to remember that they need to be divided

How To Freeze Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a wonderful, tart summertime harvest that responds well to freezing so that you may enjoy

Caring For Your Rhubarb Plants

Rhubarb is a family of perennial plants, the stems of which are commonly used in foods like pies and

Harvesting Rhubarb

The hardy nature of rhubarb makes this perennial vegetable a sure-fire success in any garden. Rhubarb

How to Plant Rhubarb

Planting rhubarb isn’t difficult once you get the hang of it. These steps will allow you to get

Identifying Rhubarb Disease

If you suspect that your rhubarb plant may be suffering from illness, here are some signs that you can

Avoid Shock When Transplanting Plants

Most plants are susceptible to stress after transplanting. The term ‘transplant shock’ refers

Pollination Concerns: How to Hand Pollinate

Mechanical pollination is a method used to pollinate plants in a garden where the natural, open pollination

Hardwood Root Cutting Guide

If you have trees growing near your home or utility lines, at some point you'll have to cut roots in

Training Climbing Vines: Mistakes to Avoid

Climbing vines can be used to provide shade, cover items and soften outlines. There are a couple of precautions

5 Benefits of a Root Feeder

A root feeder is a simple apparatus that injects nutrients directly to the area that the plants need

How to Use a Root Feeder

A root feeder is basically a large hollow steel needle that allows fertilizers and plant food to be injected

How to Improve Garden Soil

Rich, ready to produce garden soil must be constantly replenished with nutrient rich additives to keep

Protect Your Greenhouse for the Winter

Before the cold weather sets in, you need to make sure you have taken the necessary steps to protect

Guide to Picking a Garden Mulch

Garden mulch is a layer of protective material placed over the bare soil in a garden, serving much the

Winter Plants: Best Surviving Garden Plants

During the frosty winter period a lot of plants, especially outdoor ones, can get easily damaged by the

Best Fertilizer Spikes for Your Outdoor Ferns

Fertilizer spikes help gardeners to raise the healthiest and biggest garden items by releasing fertilizers

Types of Winter Fertilizer for the Lawn

Most conscientious gardeners will want to treat their lawn with a winter fertilizer to prepare it for

Necessary Items for Starting a Vegetable Garden

It is not that difficult starting a vegetable garden, and in return, it is very rewarding. Obviously,

How to Prepare Lawns for Reseeding

If the grass is thinning on your lawn or it has become diseased or brown then you may wish to reseed

5 Reasons to Reseed Your Lawn

Reseeding a lawn isn’t an especially difficult task, although it can take several applications

How to Use Peat Moss To Level Your Yard

You can easily level your yard by using peat moss. Peat moss gives soil the nutrients it lacks so that

Mistakes to Avoid when Leveling Your Yard

When it comes to leveling your yard, there are a few things that you will want to keep in mind so that

How to Make Your Own Bio Fertilizer

Bio fertilizers can be used instead of harmful chemical fertilizers and improve soil fertility, which

How to Install Your Own Fertigation System

If you have never heard the word fertigation, you may be unsure what it means, and how you can use it

Plan Your Fertilizer Schedule to Achieve Excellent Results

By planning a fertilizer schedule, you can find the best time to fertilize your garden lawn or plants.