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.
Pansies are easy to grow and require minimum care. Available in a wide variety of individual colors and mixes, the plants can be started from seed either indoors or in the garden.
Blistering temperatures above typical summer averages drive us indoors - into the comfort of our homes. But what about the plants in our gardens?
Because succulents have adapted to harsh, dry climates, they have unique watering requirements.
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.
What’s not to love about sunflowers? There’s something warm, happy, and homey about them. They are also easy to grow!
Ornamental grasses can bring a welcome splash of color, contrast, and texture to any garden.
Small farmers and homesteaders all over the world have used hügelkultur to grow food and increase yields. Here's how to build the ultimate raised bed in your garden.
While decline in the numbers of whales, wolves, and tigers is cause for worry, we should not forget that bee populations are also dwindling
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