How to Get Rid of Slugs in the Garden
Slugs create plenty of damage to fruits, vegetables, plant leaves and seedlings. What does the damage look like? How to get rid of slugs in the garden?
Keep Ants Out of Hummingbird Feeders
Ants are attracted to sugar and sweetness and since hummingbird feeders are made up of sugar water, they, of course, are going to go straight for the mixture. Here are 6 ways to keep ants out of your hummingbird feeders.
Fish Pellets as Fertilizer
Whenever I can I like to use organic fertilizers. People ask me all the time how I grow such mammoth rhubarb plants and I always grin and I say I’m not sure. That grin should be a tell all – I do know, I’m just not telling. Until today. Fish pellets as fertilizer is the secret.
Today I went out and collected mulberries and I can’t wait to get started making a variety of treats, freezing and drying them. You didn’t just ask what are mulberries? Did you?
Test Your Soil For Lead Before Planting Your Garden
If your garden is located near or next to a home, barn or additional structure that was built before 1978 test your soil for lead before planting your garden. Otherwise, you might be ingesting lead through your plants or tracking lead based soil into your home.
Different Types of Plants for a Water Garden
Three types of plants for a water garden that are most common in ponds and water gardens. Overview of the different groups.
Growing Weeks Needed for Fall Crops
Wondering how many growing weeks are needed for a certain fall crop? I’ve made a simple guide to give you a clear idea. You will want to bookmark or save this guide for your mid summer plantings.
Display and Dry Hydrangeas
The hydrangeas are in full bloom and beautiful but you are wondering how to keep the beauty going all year. Simple trick here to dry them and it isn’t anything SPECIAL!