Herb Your Enthusiasm: A Beginner’s Guide to Herb Gardening

Planting your own herbs is a perfect way to dip your toes into the world of gardening. You can start them indoors by planting seeds in small containers, then transplanting them outside once they have sprouted and the weather is amenable. Several types of herbs are virtually foolproof and take ….

Gardening 101: Container Gardening

This weekend I planted a very special part of my garden: the pots of succulents that grace my front steps and the kitchen pot garden that I keep on my back deck.  Why? Container gardening gives you options that you might not otherwise have in gardening: Plants that can be ….

Double Digging, The Gardener’s Workout

Ah, spring! The warmer temperatures and longer days will soon lead to…bikini season. Not what you expected me to say, was it! This is garden season, and there’s no time for the gym! Let me introduce you to the fabulous workout that will get you ready for both garden and ….

Reusing Water in the Balcony Garden

Wasting is one of my pet peeves and it’s especially true when it comes to water. After all, despite the fact our planet has large oceans they are full of salt and people can’t drink from the sea unless the liquid passes through a desalination process.  Since arid regions are ….

How To Clean A Garbage Disposal

Three major reasons why you should regularly clean your garbage disposal units. First is that it allows you to enjoy a kitchen that is free from offensive odors. Second is that it allows you to use the garbage disposal unit at its peak efficiency. Then third it allows you to ….

Home Garden Tips: Growing Roses

Growing roses really be a rewarding endevour with some good looking flowers in your home garden as a result. The thing is roses are not a flower known to be easy to maintain. What this means to you is that you might need some quality tools and the time to ….

The Basics of Pruning

Pruning plants is for many people so intimidating that they never do it. While this rarely causes a plant to fail, it means that for some plants their full beauty is not revealed. You have the power to direct the growth pattern of trees, flowers, and shrubs. The energy in ….

A Few Ways You Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Learning about our carbon footprint and doing our part for our planet and the future of our children is important. So take a few minutes and read what Wikipedia has to say about our Carbon Footprint. How To Reduce Our Carbon Footprint Below are a few ways you and I ….