How to Grow Carrots at Home

Carrots are one of the most universally popular vegetables that anyone can grow, regardless whether they have a green thumb or not. You can grow carrots quite easily in the comfort of your own home or garden, without seeds, or…
How to Grow Strawberries in Your Home Garden

Strawberries are popular fruits for a good reason. They likely remind one of luscious sweet red summer memories, perhaps as an ice cream top. But you can also grow strawberries in your home garden as well. Strawberries are easy to…
Amazing Uses for Vinegar in Your Garden

Vinegar has a multitude of uses, including cooking, health, beauty and in the garden. Vinegar is an all-natural product that you should always have on hand, especially if you enjoy gardening. Not only is it easy to obtain, but vinegar…
Growing a Medicinal Herb Garden at Home

Herbal Medicine is a vast and fascinating subject. However most of us don’t have vast amounts of space in which to plant all the herbs that can heal whatever might be ailing us. Not to mention the fact that most…
Garden Uses of Epsom Salt

Epsom salt is a natural product comprised of the minerals magnesium and sulfate, and it is technically known as magnesium sulfate. It has been used for centuries as a health and beauty aid, but it’s just as useful in the…
Helping the Honey Bees

In addition to making delicious, multi-purpose honey, honey bees also pollinate one third of the food you eat. These hard-working flying insects provide 80 percent of our nation’s pollination service for vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds. Unfortunately, the honey bee…
Growing Blueberries in Your Home Garden

Blueberries are perennial flowering bushes that are highly popular as fruit and nowadays – as a superfood. They are found to be very rich in antioxidants and vitamin C and thus, heavily promoted these days as a healthy snack (or…
Growing Carnations & Daisies

Carnations, otherwise known as clove pinks (Dianthus caryophyllus) are a perennial flower in garden zones 8-10, and an annual elsewhere. They can be grown from seed either indoors or outdoors. Seeds planted indoors should be started six to eight weeks…
Square Foot Gardening

Square Foot Gardening is a method of intensive planting that was developed by retired civil engineer Mel Bartholomew, and introduced to the rest of the world in his book Square Foot Gardening in 1981. The aim of the method, according…
TLC for your Lawn All Year

There’s something so satisfying about tending to your garden. While you might take pride in your home’s interior, the exterior is there for the world to see. Your hard work can’t help but show itself off to your neighbours and…