What You Need To Know For Growing Plants Under Artificial Light

Have you ever considered growing plants under artificial lights? It is possible to grow plants to maturity entirely by artificial light. Whether or not such a cultural method is worthwhile is another … [Read more...]

10 Proven Uses for Epsom Salt In The Garden

Epsom salt has long been a favorite for many gardeners and for some it is a best friend. With the push towards more “green living” and organic gardening, epsom salt has been growing in popularity. … [Read more...]

Black Eyed Susan: How To Care For Rudbeckia Hirta

The Black Eyed Susan (aka: Rudbeckia hirta) is a lovely, daisy-like flower and a North America native. This hardy perennial makes an excellent choice in USDA hardiness zones 4-9a. They grow … [Read more...]

Weed Killer Sprayer – Should You Have One?

Many homeowners wonder if they should have a weed sprayer like this one for weed control on the lawn, in landscape beds, along fence lines or in driveways and walkways. The answer is YES - it's a … [Read more...]

Best Backpack Sprayers For 2017: 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...]

Hibiscus Tree: How To Grow And Care For A Hibiscus Plant

The potted hibiscus tree is a popular plant across the US in the springtime. They find a home on front porches, out on back patios and decks. Personally, I like to see the tropical Hibiscus grown as a … [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 Deadhead: Roses, Petunias, Geraniums And Why You Should

Deadheading is a gardening task that keeps your garden tidy and promotes more abundant blooms. To deadhead plant, you simply remove spent flowers by pinching them off or trimming them using pruners or … [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...]