9 Tips for Growing Container Trees

Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock Just because your yard isn’t big enough to plant a sapling that will grow into a majestic tree (or you have no yard at all!), doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fruits trees have to offer. Consider planting a tree in a container, and perhaps, keep it indoors if it […]

Cyn’s Simple Guide to Fertilizing

The complexity of soil nutrition can bog you down. A super-simple understanding of all things N-P-K helps beginning farmers like me get started.

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Prep Your Seedlings for Transplanting

Most of us have already started seeds this year, and now the focus should move from getting them to germinate to preparing them for life in the garden.

4 Tips to Grow Your Best Coleus

Last week, we talked about all the coleus varieties I’m looking forward to growing in my garden this year. Today, I’d like to share some of my favorite hints for growing coleus successfully.

Overwintering Annuals

I trust everyone had a wonderful holiday and is looking forward to a stellar 2013 gardening season. I know I am.

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