growing Coleus indoors

How to Grow Coleus Indoors Known for their unique foliage, coleus is an annual plant that has a life cycle of one year. Mostly grown for its colorful leaves, coleus has the power to turn any home garden into a visual treat. While this vibrant and leafy plant is usually grown outdoors, coleus can also […]

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plants to keep away mosquitoes

Summer is a wonderful time of year with outdoor activities plenty. Unfortunately summer also can mean pesky bugs that can be quite irritating. One of the most common, the mosquito, can not only be extremely irritating but can also carry harmful diseases. It’s definitely in our best interests to keep them away; thankfully there is […]

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Growing Sage Indoors

Start Growing Sage Indoors Part of the mint family, sage is an herb with a uniquely earthy and minty flavor. With its strong and powerful taste, sage acts as an essential seasoning for many delicious dishes. Cooking with freshly cut sage from your home garden enhances the delectably sharp flavor, and adds to any dish […]

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Growing Blackberries Indoors

Blackberries are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making it a healthy and delicious snack. They are used to make jams, juices, shakes, and snacks among other things. Its combination of being tasty and healthy is why blackberries remain one of our favorite things to eat and grow. Plucking fresh blackberries straight from your home garden […]

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Growing microgreens

Microgreens are a nutritious and delicious addition to any garden that many people are beginning to grow. What’s more, growing microgreens is simple, and can be done easily indoors as well as out. Microgreens are the perfect veggies to grow on a sunny windowsill, and can take up as little or as much space as […]

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How To Grow Scallions Indoors

If you’re an avid cook, then you probably know the benefits of incorporating the pungent stalks of scallions into your food. And if you’re not, then you’ll be surprised by the burst of flavor and versatility the green onions can add to your dish. To make things better for the gardener in all of us, […]

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Growing Spearmint Indoors

Mint comes in many different varieties, but today we’ll look at one of the more popular kinds to grow indoors, spearmint. Spearmint is a fairly easy plant to grow, and it can last for many years if it has been properly cared for. Spearmint can be quite invasive though, so best to give it it’s […]

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Move houseplants outdoors during the summer

Moving your plants outdoors during the summer is a great way to provide them with extra nutrients and help them grow. In fact, most plants will thrive outdoors and experience more growth than if left indoors. That said, it’s important to understand the potential pitfalls of moving your plants outdoors, pitfalls that could potentially damage […]

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Grow English Ivy Indoors

  English ivy is one of the most popular houseplants for gardeners despite the fact that it is a bit tricky to grow indoors. Ivy generally doesn’t like the artificially warmed and cooled air in most modern homes. However, with some persistence and knowledge it is still possible to start growing english ivy indoors and to […]

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Growing bell Peppers Indoors

Having fresh fruits and veggies is one of the many benefits of gardening. One particularly interesting veggie to grow is the bell pepper. What’s neat about the bell pepper is the different flavors that can be grown by simply postponing the harvest date. From green to red to orange, the many flavors are all delicious in […]

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