Backpack Sprayers: Your Guide To Sprayer Selection & Use

Being able to treat individual plants allows gardeners and farmers the ability to apply a wide variety of chemicals, insecticides and supplements in a targeted manner. For this purpose, a backpack … [Read more...]

12 Best Patio Plants For Container Gardening

With potted patio plants, container gardening allows you to enjoy the benefits of a broad range of garden plants even in a small space. Container gardens are versatile, attractive and easy to care … [Read more...]

How To Care For San Marzano Tomato Plants And Why Grow Them

Italy is famous for its fabulous food, and it should come as no surprise, certain ingredients are held in high regard when it comes to Italian cooking. Along with traditional balsamic vinegar like … [Read more...]

Blood Meal Fertilizer: What Is It And How To Use It In The Garden

If you are looking for an affordable, nourishing, organic amendment to add nitrogen to your garden soil or compost, dried blood meal fertilizer may be the perfect option. This all-natural fertilizer … [Read more...]

5 Clever Borax Uses In Your Garden

Boron is a mineral salt with acidic properties. It is naturally occurring, and it is the only ingredient in Borax. This product has been around for ages, but borax uses go beyond its excellent … [Read more...]

Growing Russian Sage Plants: How To Care For Perovskia

Russian Sage (aka Perovskia atriplicifolia) is a beautiful and useful herb. As the name implies, it is similar to the culinary sage in scent and appearance and shares some uses. Like many herbs, it … [Read more...]

Green Lacewings: How To Use Them For Garden Pest Control

Green lacewings are small, delicate insects and members of the group of insects termed as "net-winged." There are many different species of these dainty green creatures which you'll find in all … [Read more...]

How To Control Leaf Miners

When leaf miners attack your plants, they cause a dramatically dreadful appearance. Even worse, they can cause very serious damage. This is why it's very important to take steps immediately to get … [Read more...]

Best Way To Store Christmas Lights!

Once Christmas is over, my wife wastes no time in getting the Christmas tree down, ornaments packed and the lights put away. In fact, our tree is down already! It would have been nice to learn this … [Read more...]

Soluble Salts On Houseplants Still A Problem

When Spring arrives trucks begin moving plants north to local garden centers and nurseries. In about a month we begin to receive a lot of the same questions dealing with plant care and go something … [Read more...]