The good gardener knows that not all insects are pests. In fact, you can use a great many bugs as an effective means to control pests.
If you have a fireplace or a wood-burning stove, then you know about shovelling out ashes. If you’re into recycling, you’ll want a better way to get rid of those ashes than a trash bag.
Depending on where you live, you may have wrens chirping overhead, goldfinches swooping from plant to plant, or mourning doves cooing in the grass.
Mother Nature doesn’t use a spade. That is why 'no-till' or 'no-dig' gardening is gaining popularity among so many gardeners across the world.
We all know what it's like to spend a fall afternoon clearing the garden of leaves. But wouldn't it be simpler - if not better - if we use them to make a more productive garden?
The core principle behind companion planting is to grow two or more kinds of plants together with the hope of yielding mutual benefits.
Rain gardens slow down rainwater, allowing it to soak into the ground rather than flow into a sewer or nearby creek, where the debris could eventually clog the waterways.
Insects are responsible for one out of every three bites of food. But because they are inconspicuous, small, and hard to track, the fear that there might be far fewer than before comes gradually.
Mulch keeps the soil moist, keeps weeds at bay, and helps produce healthier plants that require less maintenance.