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How To Test Soil At Home
If you want a detailed soil analysis, send a sample to the local county extension agent. A less detailed analysis can be done at home with a jar and some dirt from your garden.
How to Transplant a Wisteria Shoot
It is hard to beat a wisteria in full bloom. Wisteria suckers are easy to transplant in another area of your garden, if you follow a few simple rules
Howt to Grow a Bowl Lotus
A guide to planting a bowl lotusThe Bowl lotus flower is a diminutive perennial that gives your pond a lovely focal point. This article will help you have better success in growing them in your pond.
Installing Tree Root Barriers
Tree root barriers are an effective way to stop the growth of tree roots before they ruin foundations, driveways or sidewalks. Installing your own is hard work, but well worth the effort in the long run.
Milkweeds and Monarchs
Summer is coming closer. The days are becoming longer and gardening books are coming in the mail. Now is the time to look around your yard and begin plans for your garden. How about planting some milkweeds throughout the garden area as a calling card for Monarch Butterflies.
Must Have Garden Tools
There are so many choices for garden tools. Do you need them all? Absolutely not. Just a few well-chosen ones will keep you gardening for years.
Growing a garden is fun and hard work. Today, many people are going back to the organic way of gardening. Not only is this more healthy for your plants, it is good for you as well. You are not adding harmful pesticides to your diet. Most of it starts with having a rich soil.
Pea and Cheese Salad with Potato Soup
Now that the weather has grown colder, I have been spending some time looking through old cookbooks. I remember making some of the recipes and adding my own special ingredients for a little variety.
Planting a Privet Hedge
Privet's provide a nice carefree hedge and they are fast growing. If you want some privacy from the neighbors, than planting a privet hedge is a good way to accomplish this.
Most every garden has carrots and radishes planted. What are the right ways to plant the seeds? As the season progresses, you need to know what to look for in pests and how to control them. This week’s article is on planting carrots and some of the pests you need to guard against.
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