Tag: Gardening

Posted on 05/06/2022
5 Ways to kill weeds naturally
A common concern for organic gardeners is finding ways to kill weeds naturally. If you’re trying to avoid synthetic weed killers and keep your garden as healthy as possible, there are many natural alternatives. From common household items to clever gardening practices, this guide can help you find the best way to manage the weeds without hurting your...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Upcycle Your Plastic Bottles Into DIY Plant Containers
People who want to live a sustainable lifestyle at home often begin by minimizing the amount of plastic that they purchase and use. For the plastic products in the home, there are many ways to recycle or even upcycle it to prevent it from going into a landfill. One creative way to reuse old plastic materials is to...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Should You Add Edging to Your Garden Beds?
Garden edging is an important element of landscaping design that serves many purposes. There are a variety of different materials and techniques for edging, ranging from professional installation to DIY weekend projects. If you’re wondering whether to add garden edging to your outdoor spaces, here are some key benefits to consider: Defining and Separating Spaces The obvious visual...
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Posted on 01/28/2022
Consider These Low-Maintenance Groundcover Plants for Your Yard
If you’re searching to replace your lawn or simply fill in an empty space in your garden, there are many groundcover plants you can choose from. Some produce flowers while others have attractive foliage, but regardless of expressions you can benefit from planting something in the space to keep out opportunistic weeds. However, it’s important to consider how...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
Budget-Friendly DIY Seed Starter Ideas
Sprouting seeds indoors is an excellent way to get a jump-start on your gardening projects. Whether you’re planning on growing vegetables outside or simply wish to grow your own houseplants from seeds, it’s a rewarding and incredibly low-maintenance process. There are many choices of seed-start-and-grow kits available on the market, but you can just as easily create your...
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Posted on 12/29/2021
How to Protect Your Garden From Frost
Cold weather can be bad news for vegetable gardens, especially if unexpected. While many plants are hardy and frost-resistant, most tender vegetables cannot survive sudden freezing temperatures. Luckily, there are some measures you can take to protect your garden from an unexpected frost. Here are some tips to remember: Water During the Day Adjust your watering schedule to...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
3 Simple Tips for Customizing Your Flower Pots
You don’t need to spend a fortune on expensive flower pots and planters. Decorating a plain pot and turning it into a custom piece is simple and inexpensive and can really make a difference in your plant collection’s aesthetic. No matter your style, terracotta pots make the perfect starting point for this project. Here are some tips you...
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Posted on 12/06/2021
The Key Elements of Cottage Garden Design
Cottage garden design is a popular landscaping trend originating in late 1800s England. The style idealizes the informal and whimsical aspects of “cottage” life and brings together many details and aesthetics that are still trending today. Here we will go over the key elements of the cottage garden design and some ways you can bring the style home....
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Posted on 11/19/2021
3 Ways Victory Gardens Can Benefit You
Victory gardens have been a tradition ever since the first World War. Growing your own vegetables, fruits and other edible crops at home can have major benefits, no matter the size and complexity of your garden. Here are some of the top reasons victory gardens are still beneficial in a modern world: Know Exactly What’s In Your Food...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
How to Design a Container Garden
Container gardens are a plant-lover’s art form. With so much room for creativity and combinations of plants and flowers, you can achieve countless eye-catching designs. However, the amount of choices can also seem daunting. How do you know which plants to choose for your container? Here are some basic tips to help you choose the best companion plants...
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Posted on 01/24/2020
The Benefits & Allure of Dry-Stacked Stone Walls
Photo by Jeon Sang-O from Pixabay Did you know that the terraced retaining walls that were built by the Incas at Machu Picchu date all the way back to the 15th century? There’s a reason that classic landscape design elements like the dry-stacked wall have endured for centuries. Not only do they look great, but they are designed...
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