Category: Gardening Basics

April 8, 2022
The Magical Milkweed Plant

Milkweeds have served both humans and animals throughout our history in many remarkable ways. Native Americans used milkweed plants as a food and medicine once properly prepared. They also made twine and rope from the […]

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April 7, 2022
How to Build a DIY Bee House

Why You Should Build a Bee House You might be surprised to learn that of the 20,000 known species of bees in the world, only about 2% of them are bumblebees and honeybees. The rest […]

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March 21, 2022
How to Create a Pollinator Garden

Celebrate Pollinator Week with a Pollinator Garden Pollinator Week, celebrated the third full week each June, was initiated in 2007 and is managed by the Pollinator Partnership. This is an important time to raise awareness […]

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March 11, 2022
Best Practices for Organic Lawn Disease and Pest Control

Expansive lawns were fashionable in the suburbs years ago. Perfectly manicured lawns groomed with amazing precision, and hedgerows pruned to perfection surrounded the city perimeter in the suburbs. Those meandering lawns were often adorned by […]

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February 22, 2022
Beauty and the Blemish: 5 Organic Lawn Alternatives

Although a large expanse of dark green grass can be striking, turf lawns are not easily sustainable and often not eco-friendly unless supported by organic means. Maintaining that emerald-green carpet takes watering, fertilizing, insect and […]

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February 10, 2022
Gardening is Self-Care: The Health Benefits of Gardening

Welcome To The Garden If you are looking for a happy place in the world, look to the benefits of gardening.  Everything about gardening brings a sense of enjoyment, accomplishment, and yes, sometimes even a […]

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