What I Will Be Gardening This Year

Every spring I get really excited about everything I will be gardening for the year. I like to plant different vegetables because I really like the variety. I am hoping to have a big harvest this year. I decided to build some raised beds this year. I am hoping that it will be easier for […]

Watch Out For Fire Ants In Florida

Back in 2004 my husband got a job in Florida, so we all moved there from Ohio. Within a month of living in our new home our two year old daughter discovered a mound of dirt in our backyard. Within seconds of finding and touching it, she was covered in fire ants that bit her […]

Vegetable Gardening Starting with “S”

No, I haven’t gone bonkers, there are some very simple rules to having your own successful vegetable garden – and each one of them begins with the letter “S” so they are incredibly easy to remember. S is for – Selection When you are deciding what to grow in your vegetable garden there is one […]

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

There are just so many benefits to growing your own vegetables, first of all it’s great fun, second of all it can save you money and third of all your vegetables will taste fresh and delicious just like they did in the good old days. More and more people are coming around to the idea […]

Unique Colored Vegetables To Plant In Your Garden

Gardening will take on an entirely new meaning when you plant these colorful vegetables in it. Friends and neighbors will be amazed and children will love showing off their great garden rewards. Rainbow Carrots Grow red, yellow, orange and purple carrots with kaleidoscope blends. These carrots retain the same delicious sweet flavor you’re used to […]

Tips For Choosing Plants For Your Garden

Walking through the garden center of your local store, it is easy to get caught up in all the beautiful colors and textures of the plants. With so many choices available, you might fall into the trap of buying plants on impulse. Instead of thinking about how they fit into your garden design, you start […]

Tilling the Garden for a Better Harvest

The process of telling a garden is basically just turning over the soil as a way to add new oxygen through aeration. When the soil has been aerated before the garden planting process, it allows the gardener to mix in a variety of additives, including compost and fertilizers to help strengthen the soil. All types […]

The Top Advantages Of Choosing Heirloom Seeds

Today gardeners can choose between hybrid seeds and heirloom seeds. What is the difference? Which should you choose. In this article, we will discuss some of the excellent qualities of heirloom seeds. We hope the information presented here will help you make the heirloom choice. Sometimes hybrid plants are better producers than heirloom plants; however, […]

The Overall Philosophy Of Chinese Gardening

Many people are familiar with Japanese gardening, and you may think that Chinese gardening would be very similar; however, this is untrue. While the Japanese garden is very ordered and serene, the traditional Chinese garden is quite chaotic. In this article we will discuss some of the traits of a typical and traditional Chinese garden. […]