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!
Not every gardener wants birds sauntering onto their garden plots. Here’s how to protect your backyard harvest without harming unwanted avian visitors.
Blistering temperatures above typical summer averages drive us indoors – into the comfort of our homes. But what about the plants in our gardens?
Home-grown sugar snaps are much sweeter, more succulent, and far tastier than anything you can grab from a grocery shelf.
The cauliflower is a wide, girthy plant, but its roots run surprisingly shallow. That makes the delicious cool-weather vegetable an excellent candidate for container gardening!
Planting the same thing in the same place year after year drains nutrients from the soil. You can avoid this by changing what you plant on a particular plot or bed from year to year.
While the name might imply that they require considerable space, forest gardening is simply another way to integrate edible and useful trees and bushes into home gardens.
Over the years, farmers and gardeners have developed several methods of succession planting, making efficient use of space, crop varieties, climate, and timing. Here are a few tips to help you grow a succession garden in your backyard.
Spring permits the gardener a chance to crank-up that wonderful component of the growing season ahead: the summer vegetable garden.
Gardeners who tend to small gardens can enjoy a more diverse and abundant harvest by growing two or more crops in the same area. Here are the basics of intercropping.