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Fall Flowers In The Kitchen Garden

Tomatoes, peppers, and squash are what typically come to mind when considering the kitchen garden in fall. But in this particular community garden, it's the flowers that demand attention. This particular garden is located just north...

Grow Your Own Herb Tea Garden

Thinking of growing your own herb tea garden? Chamomile, lavender, anise hyssop, calendula, and echinacea are just a few plants to consider when planning an herbal tea garden. The trick is to grow the ones...

How To Attract Pollinators To Your Garden

Looking for creative ways to attract pollinators to your garden?  Pollinators face a number of challenges, with habitat loss, pesticide use, and climate change at the top of the list. What’s wonderful is, our gardens...

Succession Planting Tips: Get More From Your Plot

The secret to succession planting is to sow little and often. In fact, this is the key to a continual and abundant supply of fresh veggies and the best way to avoid a glut. What...

The Best Soil For Your Garden (And You)

The best soil for your garden (and you) is organic and chemical free. Here’s Why. Soil is teaming with life. Worms have been touted as champion soil makers, but so too are many other creatures,...

5 Secrets to Jump Start Your Summer Garden

Jump start your summer garden with a handful of easy to follow tips and a copy of Grow What You Love! *Giveaway is Closed* Grow What You Love book is designed for both beginning gardeners and...

4 Cosmos for Your Cutting Garden

It often happens that the best flowers are also easy to grow, and Cosmos is definitely in this category. If you’d like to start a cut flower garden, attract pollinators, or simply add color...

Extend Your Growing Season with this Row Cover Cheat Sheet

A scant few millimeters of row cover fabric could be your secret to a thriving, successful garden — especially when the mercury drops. The right fabric can also prevent a pest infestation and protect...

How to Store Dahlia Tubers

Dahlia growing is serious business. It’s no casual, cut flower gardening past time but something gardeners embark upon year after year as if sanity and happiness depends upon it. (If you have yet to...

Getting Away Can Make You Less Stressed & Happier

  You know the routine. Wake up, put the tea (or coffee) on, shower, make lunches, look everywhere for the match to the last pair of clean socks, somehow get the kids to school with...