How To Use Epsom Salt For Sweeter Tastier Tomatoes

You’ve probably heard of using Epsom Salts for personal hygiene. However, using epsom salt for tomatoes may be something new. It's true, epsom salt can also be used in the garden! What Is Epsom … [Read more...]

Growing Weigela: How To Care For Weigela Planting, Selecting, Pruning

Traditional Weigela is an attractive shrub, producing abundant bell-shaped or trumpet-shaped flowers in the springtime and blossoms sparsely during the early summer. Although Weigela serves as an … [Read more...]

12 Tips And Banana Peel Garden Uses: Composting To Fertilizer

If you compost, you already toss banana peels into your compost pile or compost bin. But, there are a number of other banana peel uses both as natural fertilizer and as a natural pest repellent in … [Read more...]

10 Steps To High Yield Tomatoes – 50-80 lbs per Plant

This "article" on growing high yield tomato plants originated as a short post with a video. We decided to update and expand the post but to keep the original information "as is." Enjoy the … [Read more...]

What Is Good Garden Loam?

When soil requirements are specified for various kinds of gardening needs, reference is frequently made to "good soil," "ordinary garden loam," “good garden soil," or "good garden loam." For … [Read more...]

Peat Moss: How To Best Use Peat Moss In The Garden

Sphagnum peat moss first became available to gardeners as a soil amendment in the early 1900s. From then on, the discovery revolutionized the way we grow plants. Peat moss, also known as a dead … [Read more...]

How To Grow Your Own Superfood Sprouts

Sprouts like alfalfa, fenugreek, radish, broccoli, mung beans, onion, cabbage, mustard seeds, chickpeas, quinoa, lentils, pea sprouts and many others are super foods. They hold all the "power" of a … [Read more...]

Growing Bell Peppers For Gardening Beginners

Gardening beginners can't go wrong with growing bell peppers. Anyone can achieve great results with occasional watering and some extra care. In this article, we will share expert advice on growing … [Read more...]

Giant Wok Water Feature And More Favorite Gardening Blog Posts #16

With Spring offically here the lawn fertilizer and soon weed killer commercials will start popping up. In fact, fertilizer ads are already here. However, when things begin to grow bugs begin start … [Read more...]

Who Makes Salsa With Zucchini? Our Favorite Gardening Blog Posts #15

The Potting Bench #15: A Collection Of Our Favorite Gardening Blog Posts Spring officially "launches" in a few days, yet cold weather grips much of the eastern US. Even with cool temperatures let's … [Read more...]