10 Plants that are Toxic to Dogs: The Silent Threat in Your Garden
Plants that are toxic to dogs can be a problem if you are a pet owner who happens to have a green thumb. We all know that dogs will often get their snouts into places where they don’t belong. They will sniff, snuffle, and gnaw on just about anything they come across, from throw pillows […]
Greenhouse Gardening: How to Choose the Best Greenhouse
Whether you’re looking to start seedlings in the spring or grow tropical plants that are not well suited to your area’s climate, a greenhouse is a perfect solution. Greenhouses provide an optimal environment for plant growth, giving you the ability to control temperature, humidity, and ventilation. This means that you can garden year-round, regardless of […]
How to Grow a Green and Healthy Eco-Friendly Lawn
Some experts say that, with a little creativity and extra work, it may be possible to grow an environment-friendly lawn. Here are five tips on raising an eco-friendly lawn, according to lawn experts.
4 Simple Tools You’ll Find in an Organic Market Gardener’s Toolshed
The sizeable revenue stream might lead you to think that organic market gardeners must use sophisticated, hi-tech tools. That’s not necessarily true. Here are four simple implements you’ll likely find in an organic market gardener’s toolshed.
Is it Time to Start Your Vegetable Patch?
You may have already noticed frogspawn lacing the ponds and crocuses poking through the grass. Now is the perfect time to start getting busy outdoors!
Sweet as a Nut: Grow Your Own Almond Tree
From marzipan, to candy, to the growing interest in almond “milk” products, people are devouring more almonds now than ever before. Here’s how to grow your own almond tree.
Create a Hibernaculum for Reptiles and Amphibians in Your Garden
You can allow beneficial amphibians and reptiles a safe place to shelter during winter by building a hibernaculum. Here’s how.
7 Harmless Ways to Keep Birds Away from Your Vegetable Garden
Not every gardener wants birds sauntering onto their garden plots. Here’s how to protect your backyard harvest without harming unwanted avian visitors.
Is it possible to have a bush-fire resistant garden?
Australia has always had fires. They come with the territory. The same can be said of parts of the USA and even Europe. But the intensity and frequency of those fires has accelerated in the past decade as climates become warmer and, more alarmingly, drier. Areas that historically have had low fire risks are now […]
How to Manage a Bee House for Your Garden
When properly managed, bee houses are the perfect habitat for lone, hole-nesting native bees.