As summer draws to a close, it’s time to think about the cold season and getting the garden ready for winter. Here are a few ways to get your growing space winter-ready.
From unused liquids to coffee grounds and spent corks to good ol’ compost, the home is filled with materials that will do your garden good (and save you some cash).
Innisfree Hotels/Flickr In their book, The Hidden Half of Nature, authors David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé show just how intertwined the health of our gardens is with the microbial world. Here are some of their tips for taking care of the beneficial microbes in your garden soil. 1. Cover Up Bare Soil Helpful microbes […]
Just because the weather is getting cool doesn’t mean your gardening chores are finished. Don’t miss this important step in maintaining garden health.
A small yard doesn’t mean you can’t start tree farming. An expert shares some tips for successfully growing plants of any size in containers—even indoors.
Courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock For more effective watering, put the watering can aside and use a drip irrigation system to hydrate your garden crops. To make the job even easier, hook the sytem up to an automatic timer. When the summer sun is sizzling, don’t feel like you have to make the decision of running up a high water bill […]