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Mulch Mulch and More Mulch: Mulch your garden to reduce weeds and other problems

Mulching the garden is the final project to be completed after the planting is done. Placing a three to four inch deep layer of...
Organic Garden

Native Plants in An Organic Garden: Hardy Healthy Natives Add Beauty While Supporting Biodiversity

Native plants have been gaining in popularity for several years as gardeners discover a new horizon of horticultural selections. Once relegated to forest preserve...
Concrete Shed Base

Is a Concrete Shed Base What You Need?

If you're planning on building a shed, you may be mapping out the project. One key consideration should be which foundation to select. If...
Rain Garden

Build Your Own Rain Garden: Using Plants to Harvest Water, Filter Pollutants and Prevent...

Properly designed, rain gardens intercept the natural water flow and slow it down, allowing it to gradually infiltrate into the ground. Rain Gardens are Functional Sustainable...
Community Gardening for seniors

Community Gardening for seniors & Boomers: Older Adults Garden for Food, Friendship & Physical...

There is so much talk these days of becoming green. A number of seniors have chosen vegetable gardening as a way to pursue fellowship...
Muddy Boots Plant Tags

Muddy Boots Plant Tags: a better way to tag plants and organize garden...

Over the past decade, Nancy Duffy has built a lovely ornamental garden but has been frustrated for years with her plant tags. “With thousands...
Black Garden Green

Why is my Black Garden Green?

We're still in drought. It's Japanese beetle season. The temperatures have been higher than normal and the humidity too high - but things are...

Lechuza Windowsill Self-Watering Indoor Planter for Easy Houseplant Care

Lechuza Sub-Irrigation Planter System Most homes these days are graced by lovely houseplants, which enhance the interior décor as well as providing better air quality....
Green House Gardening

Green House Gardening: A Popular Family Pastime

Green house gardening has become a popular family pastime. Whether the need is a small family project or a larger space for a professional...
Grow Grapes in Greenhouse

Grow Grapes in Greenhouse in Cold Climates

Grow Grapes in Greenhouse in Cold Climates Vine-ripened grapes are sweet, juicy and a bit crunchy. Although northern gardeners expect to be denied the pleasure...