Seeds 101: Seed Selection & Terminology

Growing a garden from seed is really pretty amazing. And! amazingly simple. So, don't let seed terminology commonly used to describe seeds slow you down. In fact, if the word "heirloom" doesn't make you want...

What You Need To Know To Help Western Monarchs

Helping western monarch butterflies is more important than ever before. Recent counts of overwintering western monarchs have revealed that their population is now below endangered species status. Once numbering around 4.5 million in the 1980’s,...

How to Attract Ladybugs to Your Garden

Are you wishing ladybugs would find your garden as easily as aphids? Never fear, the trick for attracting ladybugs to your garden begins with a simple, 4 letter word: FOOD. It’s also important to remember...

Grow Your Own Microgreens

Yep. Even you can grow your own microgreens. If pink is the new black then microgreens are the new kale. Packed with nutrition and gleaming with life, microgreens make gardening and eating well easy. Grow...

Feed the Birds with a Holiday Wreath

Is there a bird lover in your house? Add a small twist to the holidays and make a festive wreath to feed the birds.  When I was a little girl, my favorite activities overwhelmingly involved...
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DIY Garden in a Mint Tin

Don't throw it away! If it holds soil and has drainage it's a planter. Do-it-yourself mint tin gardens are perfect for small spaces, windowsills or passed along as gifts. Plus they're easy to make. Grow...

How to Grow Sprouts with DIY Sprouting Jars

Antsy for spring? Move over winter blues, time for some green love without the wait. Grow your own sprouts with a handful of seeds and jars you already have at home. Growing your own sprouts...
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How To Make Seed Bombs: Spread the Love

Make your own seed bombs with these easy tips and recipe. What Are Seedbombs? Seed bombs are neat little packages of seeds, compost, and clay. They're a joy to make and equally as wonderful to share...

What to Plant: Easiest Herbs to Grow Indoors

Bring your garden inside with these 10 easy herbs to grow indoors. Herbs are a fabulous reminder that it doesn’t take much to make a big - and wonderful - difference in everyday living. They’re...

6 Basil Varieties To Grow & Love

  Grow these 6 basil varieties to change the way you cook and live. As a gardener and cook, I’m always on the lookout for new varieties to grow and basil is no exception. There are...
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