Those tiny black bugs that find their way into your home with your plants in winter are called fungus gnats. Here's how to get rid of them. (Photo: John Tann/Wikimedia Commons)
Mulch keeps the soil moist, keeps weeds at bay, and helps produce healthier plants that require less maintenance.
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.
Rats will fatten themselves on seeds, vegetables, bulbs, nuts, fruit, and – if you are very lucky – even flowers in your garden. Here are 8 safe ways to keep the vermin out.
If you’re growing tomatoes, you’re going to have to face this question sooner or later: to prune or not to prune? There are certain advantages and disadvantages to pruning. The…
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.
Pests are every gardener’s nightmare. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to take really good care of your gardens, these pesky little creatures still manage to find their way…
Raising chickens in your backyard is at once fun and rewarding. Not only do they enjoy the space, but they can also help out in the garden!
Weeds sure know how to mess up a pretty, well-manicured lawn. Despite your lawn care regimen, weeds are bound to turn up somewhere. It’s very frustrating. Sure, you can always…
A mini-meadow is essentially an area that gardeners have restored to the charge of nature. In these small plots, woodland violets, spring beauties, daisy fleabanes, and dandelions take precedence over Kentucky bluegrass and Zoysia. And for good reason.