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Fend Off Yard Invaders
Whether it’s ants making you antsy, mosquitoes hunting for your blood, or snails...
Gardening for Birds and Butterflies
As natural habitats are replaced by developed land, many species of birds and butterflies become...
How to Create Your Dream Garden
Turn your backyard into an outdoor oasis with these tips for picking, planting, and caring...
How to Start an Indoor Veggie Garden
With a little planning you can enjoy herbs for your culinary masterpieces, fresh salad greens,...
Indoor Gardening 101
Before you get planting you need to brush up on a few pointers. To help...
Bring In a Hint of Green
Don't get gloomy from the winter blahs. You can chase the grey away by creating...
Go On! Get Down and Dirty!
Digging in the dirt may be a natural cure for depression according to recent research...
Late-Blooming Veggies for Summer Seeding
It's not too late to take the plunge and plant your own vegetables. The following...
Perennial Possibilities for Autumn
Late summer and fall can be colourful times for your garden, with plenty of brilliant...
Fresh-cut trees are longer lasting and are less likely to become fire traps. To test...
Coffee & tea
Coffee grounds placed in the planting hole encourage acid-forming bacteria, boosting the growth of such...
Add real wood-smoke flavor to foods cooked on your gas grill with a handful of...
Stratification is the name given to the process of inducing seeds to emerge from dormancy...
Repotting can be done at any time, especially if a plant is suffering. But the...
Severe pruning of everblooming roses produces fewer but larger flowers. This method renews old and...
The poppy family (Papaver) includes 50 species of annuals and perennials with crinkled, cuplike blooms reminiscent...
Coordinating your porch furniture and plants will create a more inviting environment. Rattan or wicker...
Apples naturally contain this setting agent. If your jellies aren't setting up properly, place a...
Quick Tips for Trimming Hedges Fast & Well
Do your hedges need some pruning? Curious how often you should trim your hedges? Here...
How to Remove Bulbs, Fuss-Free
In some instances, bulbs are best removed for storage instead of being left in the ground.
How To Take Cuttings
Taking cuttings is a simple, quick way to propagate plants so that you can multiply...
Top Tips for Sewing Your own Curtains
1. Measure windows carefully. To work out how much fabric you need, measure the height between...
A Guide to Harvesting & Storing Vegetables for all Seasons
See our guide below for vital informaiton on harvesting and storing vegetables:
6 Tips for Growing Orchards in Larger Gardens
If you have enough room, dedicate an area of the garden to the orchard. A...
How To Use Herbicides Safely
Herbicides are chemicals used to kill weeds. Some are selective, specially formulated to kill a...
How To Build a No Dig Garden
A no-dig garden can be built on soil, over existing lawn or even on hard,...
How to Build Your own Worm Farm
A worm farm is small enough to be kept on a balcony, so if you...