Want to start an organic garden? Here’s how.

Going Organic

You want to eat more organic food, but going organic is expensive: one look at the grocery store receipt can make you think twice. The good news is, that doesn’t have to stop you from eating healthier.

Why and How You Should Start a Mini-Meadow in Your Backyard

Growing a Mini-Meadow

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.

How to Prune Tomatoes

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 best way for you to decide is to weigh the pros and cons. Tomato plants, when left to just grow by themselves, will grow into […]

How to Get Rid of Grubs in Lawn Naturally

Grubs are small, worm-like insects. They’re the larvae of most beetles and their presence is a problem for most gardeners. As they grow, they eat grassroots which causes the grass to die. This can cause brown patches on the lawn – an unsightly sight, if I may say so. If you’re having a grub problem, […]

Use This Simple Trick to Get Rid of Aphids in Your Garden

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 into them. If you’re faced with an insect problem, identify them first and then look for a solution. Aphids, for instance, are a pain. They’re […]

DIY Natural Weed Killer

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 pull them out but sooner or later, they’ll grow back again. So what do you do? Natural weed killers. Synthetic weed killers contain harmful chemicals […]