Its no secret, good soil grows good plants. You know it, I know it, but the experts in the horticultural trades are learning more… Agriculturists are discovering soil secrets to grow healthy, gargantuan plants that cut fertilizer costs to a minimum. Good soil is all it takes. And you can GROW good garden soil. Thousands […]
Oh man do I love this plant. It grows like crazy. Its super pretty. And if you prune it, it will flower all summer! Super hardy and evereager to please. Check out the Bristol Ruby Weigela. I think we have a winner!
Organic Weed Control I couldn’t live without my newspaper. Not because I actually read the newspaper, but because it does my weeding for me! Newspaper is a highly effective way to snuff out established weeds in the garden. It creates a biodegradable barrier so that sunlight cant reach weed and grass roots and doesnt allow […]
Getting Rid of Japanese Beetles Japanese Beetle Control Dont ya just hate em??? Japanese Beetles have been a nuisance in America since 1916. Thought to be imported as grubs in a shipment of iris bulbs from Japan 5 to 6 years prior, it was soon realized that Japanese Beetles were a serious threat to agriculture […]
Three Easy DIY Soil Tests Great gardening starts with good soil right? and things grow differently in each type of soil. Different types of soil include sand, clay and silt. I tried the ‘jar test’ to determine what my garden soil is made of. It was easy and fun, a project your kids will love! […]
Did you know that tomato plants, as well as most other plants grow like weeds under the right conditions? I didnt. Great garden soil is the key. I always have such a hard time growing healthy tomatoes and getting high yields. I thought my soil was adequate. I got a real surprise when a few tomato […]
When the weather outside is frightful, get started on your garden INSIDE! Theres a lot you can do in February. Heres a seed chart of the seeds you can start indoors in February. Feel free to download and share! Happy gardening. right click to download. Recommended for zone 5! If you life in a different […]