10 Herb Gardening Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Herb gardening is so easy you're doing yourself a disservice not to give it a try... even if you live in an apartment and had little success growing things in the past. Adding your own freshly … [Read more...]

12 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...]

Powdery Mildew: How To Get Rid Of Powdery Mildew In The Garden

Let's face it... The word "mildew" means different things to people. To the gardener, "powdery mildew" is a fungi on vegetables especially on cucurbits. To the homeowner, it may be any discoloration … [Read more...]

27 Plants That Don’t Like To Mix It Up – Incompatible Plants!

Most experienced gardeners do a good job in keeping their plants healthy but even with these efforts some plants are just not meant to grow next to the other. There are many reasons why these … [Read more...]

Organic Fertilizer

Organic fertilizers high in nitrogen include manure, cotton seed meal, guano, and the by-products of slaughter houses - bone meal, tankage, and dried blood. The best organic fertilizer sources of … [Read more...]

7 Tips On Building Rich Organic Soil for Wonderful Results

"But you have such wonderful soil" is the envious complaint of the novice gardener to the seasoned landscape and garden veteran. With this, the beginner discounts the foresight, skill and work that … [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. Since that time, the discovery revolutionized the way we grow plants. Sphagnum moss mostly came from … [Read more...]

30 Ways To Use Natural Baking Soda In The Garden

If you’re like most people, you probably have a box of baking soda in your kitchen cupboard and/or in your fridge This simple, useful, natural product has so many uses in health, personal care … [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...]

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 soil." For … [Read more...]