How to Care For Amaryllis So It Blooms Again

  The trick to caring for amaryllis from one season to the next is to mimic its natural habits in nature. It's a warm season perennial bulb that doesn't require a period of cold to...

Greens for Small Spaces

  Red and green leaf lettuce will always have a place at the table. So too will traditional romaine, but have you tried oak leaf lettuce, 'Roxy' or 'Freckles'?  Or maybe arugula or Mizuna greens?...

Make Your Own Bee Friendly Garden in 5 Easy Steps

Create a bee friendly garden in just 5 easy steps. It was not a surprise but definitely a disappointment to read that bees have been added to the endangered species list for the 1st time....

October Garden Checklist

  October consists of 31 days and is book ended on the calendar same as all the other months, so why does it always seem too short? It could be because it's a month when time is on...
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DIY Free Printable Seed Packets

Seeds are so many things. In An Invisible Orchard, A Natural History of Seeds, Jonathan Silverton book explains: “The story of seeds, in a nutshell, is a tale of evolution. From the tiny sesame...

September Garden Checklist

  I sometimes think that if months were siblings, September would be my favorite -- especially when it comes to the garden. The high heat of mid summer is past and I can take my...

Grow Plants for Free: How to Propagate Rosemary From Cuttings

  Would you like to grow plants for free? When I was young, it was common for my mother to send me to the neighbors for a cutting of this or a clipping of that....
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How To Make a Trash Can Planter

http://youtu.be/bbaXGbvzM70 If you can convert a trash can into a planter, you can convert nearly anything into a garden. Any size or style, sky's the limit. Thinking outside the box might be your ticket to...

Summer Harvesting Tips

  The adage, sow little and often, also rings true for harvesting. Gather what you need when you need it for huge returns. This is especially true of herbs, beans, cucumbers, summer squash and berries...

DIY Wine Box Herb Garden

  Ask any foodie the secret to making everyday meals come to life and 9 times out of 10 it will be fresh herbs. Like a cache of flavor and fragrance, fresh herbs are your...
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