If you currently have a garden, you know the joys of growing something yourself. Now you can take that garden one step further by growing a “designer” herb garden, which looks beautiful and is, of course, practical! Designing your own herb garden is all about creating it so that it is useful and pleasing to […]

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Have you been wanting to finally grow your own garden, but you just don’t have any good soil in your yard? Anything you have tried planting just won’t survive? While healthy surroundings (and especially soil) are generally imperative for a healthy garden, there are some vegetables that don’t need high-class soil to thrive. If you […]

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Many gardeners are frustrated by the number and veracity of weeds. Where your plants seem to die, the weeds thrive. Spraying the weeds with harsh chemicals to maybe kill them is not only risky, but usually unsuccessful; yet most people also don’t look too fondly on the idea of physically picking and destroying weeds manually. […]

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You might be wanting to grow some herbs but you’re stuck in a climate or location where you think they just won’t grow. Wrong! There are so many different herbs, there are virtually some that will grow in almost every climate. Read on to see what grows best where and find out what you can […]

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Beans are plants that aren’t usually incorporated into the run-of-the-mill garden. However, there are numerous benefits to growing and eating beans. Beans are rich in complex carbs and high in protein, and they offer a plethora of vitamins and minerals. Similar to their veggie friends, beans are rich in antioxidants and contain little to no […]

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Gardeners know that companion planting can benefit many of your individual plants, as well as the overall health of your garden. Incorporated wisely, companion planting can reduce pests, increase space in your garden, and actually make your plants more “fruitful”, thanks to their nearby friend. Companion Gardening Companion gardening can be useful not only in […]

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When you think of garden care, Epsom salt probably doesn’t come to mind. Epsom salt is usually used around the house or added to a nice warm bath to relax the muscles. However, its uses do extend outside of the house and right into your garden. Uses for Epsom Below you will find a list […]

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A healthy ecosystem makes a healthy garden. That is why the answer to your garden pests is not found in that bottle full of harsh chemicals that annihilates all life. These pesticides not only harm the soil and the ecosystem, but they also harm you! Controlling Garden Pests Naturally Pesticides have been linked to birth […]

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Compost gardening is a great way to combat food costs as they rise without sacrificing your personal, and familial, health. Compost gardening is relatively simple, and involves only two things: composting your scraps and then growing a garden with it. Read on to learn how to start off strong, and what to do once you’ve […]

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Weeds can pose a challenge to your summer garden. They are hardy, stubborn plants that are highly dangerous to other plants. They steal their nutrients, and eventually surrounding plants may die. Naturally Control Weeds Pesticides have their own dangers, and if you’re aiming to grow organically, you need alternatives to the commercial pesticides and weed […]

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Creating herbal fertilizers can ensure that you give your herbs and plants the best all-natural micronutrients. You can accomplish this by simply mixing the herbs you need into a tea, and pouring the tea into the areas that really need it. Compost teas, which are composted materials in water, can allow you to boost your […]

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Natural fertilizers make your plants and herbs grow healthy and strong! They give them tons of nutrients, which provides the best base for growth. You don’t have to look far for these materials either! DIY Natural Fertilizers Below are a variety of natural fertilizers for your organic garden. Seaweed Seaweed is awesome, and can be […]

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Container gardening can be a rewarding and fun process, though it’s important to consider a few things before you get started on it. Most plants can be grown in containers without a problem, and a small space can be jazzed up by starting a container garden. A container garden is adorable, and gives you enough […]

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There is nothing like being able to walk out into your yard and pick your own fresh, organic vegetables. I love tending to my own garden, preparing the soil, having fresh vegetables, and a healthy lifestyle. Organic gardening is a little different than traditional gardening and tending to roses, because it’s food. You need to […]

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