Whether you’re growing your plants indoors or outdoors there’s no escaping pests and bugs. Dealing with bugs and pests is the bane of many gardeners, and once some have taken hold it can be difficult to remove them. There are a ton of commercial products for this purpose, but many of them have harmful chemicals […]

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One of the most important pieces of any good garden is the soil. Good soil is essential to healthy plants, and using poor soil is a quick way to kill your garden. Soil is afterall, where plants get all their nutrients. Today we’ll look at what makes up soil, and how you can tell where […]

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With summer (hopefully) right around the corner it’s time to start thinking about sprucing up our lawns and gardens. It can be tempting to want to jump in and get planting, but there’s some important cleanup work to do in order to get your garden in tip top shape. Today, I want to look at […]

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Gardening is a wonderful hobby that is both fun and delicious, but can be intimidating to newcomers. Many people get the thought of dead plants in their head, and shy away from this relaxing pastime. Fortunately, gardening doesn’t have to be hard, and is accessible to anyone in any climate. Today we’ll look at 5 […]

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With summer approaching thoughts turn to outdoor barbecues and get togethers. With that though comes the dreaded bugs that invade and cause problems for all your guests. The mosquito is probably the ones that comes to mind first for most people, but there are a number of other pesky bugs to deal with like flies […]

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If you suffer from allergies you may wonder if bringing in plants into your home is a good idea. Pollen and other parts of the plants are known to cause irritation to allergy suffers, and bringing that into your home is never a smart move. Never fear though, there are many plants that will live […]

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If you’ve been gardening indoors for any amount of time you’re likely to come across the term hydroponics. With it, you’ve likely heard claims larger yield, less care, and more that makes it an interesting choice for gardeners. But what exactly is hydroponics, and what sort of changes do you have to make to successfully […]

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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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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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Gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby to begin, but comes with a list of common mistakes. There are a lot of potential pitfalls that one can fall into, ranging from annoying to some that can outright kill your plant. We’ve listed 10 of the most common gardening mistakes we’ve experienced to help you grow the […]

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