As the snow thaws and the sun begins to peek out from behind the clouds, there’s a good chance that you’re chomping at the bit, ready to dive into your spring gardening tasks. Read More
Are you thinking about growing bonsai in your home garden? If so, you might want to learn all the steps involved in pruning bonsai to perfection.
Pruning? Don’t bonsai trees just naturally grow in their dwarfed, compact fashion?
Spring is coming - do you know how to grow cabbage from seeds and other cool-weather crops?
By starting to grow cabbage first thing in the spring, you’ll be able to speed up your harvest so that it’s ready to be pulled by the middle of the summer - before it gets too hot!
Growing cabbage isn’t complicated, especially if you already have some experience in growing a backyard vegetable garden.
Want to know how to grow carrots? You’ve come to the right place.
Carrots are some of the easiest vegetables to grow, particularly for gardeners in colder climates. They prefer the chillier weather of early spring and late fall, when daytime temperatures average 75 degrees and those at night are around 55 degrees.
If you’ve noticed your succulents changing color, don’t stress out. Sun stress is not a bad thing - and it’s something that’s actually encouraged in many types of succulents. Read More
Miniature trees that are traditionally planted in containers, bonsai trees are small trees that are meant to be cultivated and enjoyed indoors. An art form enjoyed by people all over the world, bonsai was first enjoyed by high-ranking aristocrats and officials in 14th century Japan. Read More
Try as we might to avoid it, stress is a natural part of life. While it might not always seem like it, going through a period of stress can help you grow as an individual.
If you’re curious how to properly stress succulents - or why you should be stress coloring succulents in the first place - you've come to the right place. This article will tell you everything you need to know about how to stress succulents for color.
One of the most common yard pests is definitely ants, but they also play an important role in your garden! They help to pollinate flowers and control some other pests but no one wants them eating away at your garden.
There are many solutions to get rid of ants without any harsh chemicals or insecticides. This is especially important if you are growing your own vegetables at home.
A question which divides generations of gardeners is whether raised beds are better than in-ground beds. More traditional farmers and gardeners will usually side with in ground beds, while many, especially suburban, gardeners will only consider raised beds.
But what is the actual truth? What are the pros and cons of raised and in-ground beds? You are about to find out!
Wildflower gardens with beautiful meadow patches are becoming more popular these days. Wildflowers are usually started from seeds which is surely the most cost-effective option. It’s also a fairly easy way to grow a wide range of different wildflowers. If you’d like to learn more about growing wildflowers in the spring or summer, take a look at our useful guide. Read More
Have you ever seen a cactus plant that is of one color, maybe green, lower down and has a bright red top? Or a cactus that has a shape for what looks like the stalk, and then changes shape in its upper part? If so, you have seen what a grafted cactus looks like. Read More
If you’re new to succulents and you’re not sure where to start, we bring you a useful list of top 10 succulents for beginners. All of them are low-maintenance plants, but only if you avoid overwatering. Remember, succulents are drought-tolerant plants that retain water in their leaves, stems, or roots, so the only thing they really don’t like is wet feet. Plant them into well-drained, poor soil and avoid watering – the rest is quite easy. Read More