Celery is popular for its many health benefits, its versatility, and delicious crunch. Here's how to grow all that green goodness in your garden.
Thawing winter and the spring rains soak the ground, and rivers flood into the lowlands. Low-slung corners in the garden can become muddy or even flooded, sometimes unworkable until late in the growing season. How do you deal with standing water in your garden?
When properly applied, they improve soil drainage, water-holding capacity, and aeration. Unlike perlite and other rock products, however, they do not require mining. Here's how you can use rice hulls in your garden.
The colorful fruits are low in calories and abundantly rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants. This makes them an excellent addition to a healthy diet and a diverse backyard garden
For your late-evening entertaining, nighttime strolls, or outdoor suppers, try these tips for a spectacular moonlight garden.
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?
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.
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.
If you’re among the many who have decided to start a backyard garden this year, you’ll need a small cache of tools to break ground. We give you a rundown of the essentials.
There’s a reason why straw bale gardening is getting a lot of attention lately. The practice allows you to grow a substantial but temporary garden just about anywhere!