The Basics of Growing Celery
Celery is popular for its many health benefits, its versatility,...
How to Deal with Standing Water in Your Garden
Thawing winter and the spring rains soak the ground, and...
How to Use Rice Hulls in Gardening
When properly applied, they improve soil drainage, water-holding capacity, and...
How to Grow Peppers
The colorful fruits are low in calories and abundantly rich...
How to Create a Moonlight Garden
For your late-evening entertaining, nighttime strolls, or outdoor suppers, try...
Growing Swiss Chard in Your Backyard
Swiss chard is a nutrious addition to soups, stir-fry dishes,...
How to Restore Exhausted Soil
When years of gardening – or plain neglect – exhausts...
How to Use Perlite to Improve Soil Structure
If you’ve bought potted plants or vegetable starters from a...
Basic Gardening Tools Every Beginner Should Own
If you’re among the many who have decided to start...
Recyclable Rockery: How to Start a Straw Bale Garden
There’s a reason why straw bale gardening is getting a...

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How to Grow Swiss Chard in Your Garden
Tips and Tricks

Growing Swiss Chard in Your Backyard

Swiss chard is a nutrious addition to soups, stir-fry dishes, casseroles, and salads. The leaves are ready to eat raw or cooked. You don’t need more reasons to grow some in your backyard, do you?

Restoring Soil Nutrients
Compost and soils

How to Restore Exhausted Soil

When years of gardening – or plain neglect – exhausts a soil’s nutrients, it loses the vitality required to support life. Here’s how restore depleted soil nutrients without synthetic fertilizers.

Using Perlite in the Garden
Compost and soils

How to Use Perlite to Improve Soil Structure

If you’ve bought potted plants or vegetable starters from a garden center, then you’ve probably wondered about those tiny white pellets in the potting soil. They look like bits of Styrofoam, but they’re not.

Kale Growing Guide
Tips and Tricks

Gardening Guide: How to Grow Kale

The remarkably hardy kale is rich in fiber, minerals, and packed with Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C. Here are a few choice tips on growing this cool season vegetable in your backyard successfully.

How to Grow Asparagus
Tips and Tricks

So you want to grow asparagus this spring? Start planning now!

If you love asparagus and want to grow some yourself, don’t delay getting started. Even with the best of care, an asparagus bed won’t yield its best crop for several years. Once it does, however, the bed will produce an abundance of spears for at least 20 to 30 years!

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