How To Make Super Simple Refrigerator Pickles

One of the joys of gardening is eating the fruits (and vegetables!) of your labor. You can quickly and easily create your own pickles from your fresh cucumbers in your own refrigerator, with no … [Read more...]

11 Gardening Secrets Found By Getting Dirty!

Do you spend a small fortune maintaining your garden? Gardening does not need to be as expensive or difficult as it seems. Sometimes you just have to get dirty and learn over time! You can save … [Read more...]

Will My Bromeliad Rebloom?

One of the most common questions was receive about Bromeliads is... will my bromeliad rebloom? Let's Deal with the Old Flower First A few months have past since you got your bromeliad, the … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Houseplants When Moving

Question: I am moving in about 2 weeks to Wisconsin from Michigan. It's about a 2 hour drive. How can I best protect my plants during this move? The last time I moved, it was about 2 miles, but … [Read more...]

Top Houseplants For Low, Medium and High Light Conditions Indoors

Email is always coming in with questions about what houseplants are the best indoors and what light they should have. Plants add decoration, softness and say "welcome" when you have them inside. I … [Read more...]

Tips On Air Temperature And Winter Houseplant Care

Many times we take for granted that the air temperature is the same throughout our indoor space. One look at the thermostat and our assumptions are confirmed... Indoor temperatures are very often … [Read more...]

12 Tips To Minimize Winter Tree Plant Injury

Question: I know there are many types of tree and plant injury out of man's control. However, what are the best steps, precautions and preventive measures to take to protect the trees and shrubs in … [Read more...]

Should You Repot Houseplants? Why

People seem to love the the idea of stepping up or repotting houseplants. Some people even downsize their plants. I guess it is just the idea of repotting that makes people think things are going to … [Read more...]

How To Can Tomatoes (Without A Canner)

Face it... When the tomatoes we've grown begin to ripen, we often need to find more ways to handle all the extras. It may come from us planting too many plants, trying new varieties or it could … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Get Your Pond Ready For Winter

Water features bring so much to a home garden. Don't forget to maintain your ponds and fountains during the winter, though. Winter can cause many problems to occur in these beautiful additions to … [Read more...]