Growing Vegetables Indoors

How To Grow Vegetables Indoors Have you ever thought about growing your own vegetables indoors? Growing vegetables indoors is much easier than most people think. You don’t need a super green thumb, a whole bunch of expensive planting equipment, or an advanced agricultural or botany degree; all you need is a little space, a few … Read more

Spring Garden Landscaping Tips

Spring is almost here and those green thumbs are aching to be digging in the ground and creating a beautiful garden. Regardless of how big or small your gardening space is it can be beautiful. There are many different design ideas in regard to the look, feel, and layout of your garden. This article is … Read more

How To Make A Garden On Your Balcony

I live in an apartment, but it doesn’t keep me from having my own garden. This spring I’ve decided to transform my balcony into a relaxation area with flowers, herbs, and vegetables. My small garden can be viewed through the windows of my room, so I can have an eye-catching display without leaving the flat. … Read more

Japanese Garden Design and Style Ideas

Japanese Garden Design Tips Traditional Japanese garden design is based on centuries of tradition, custom, and messages. What the garden says – or doesn’t say – is an important element of Japanese garden design. There are many intricacies involved in creating traditional Japanese gardens, and we can’t begin to cover all of them here, but … Read more

Sustainable Organic Garden Design

There is a lot of talk on the Internet this summer about buying local food, and only local food as much as possible, because it is good for the environment. When you buy locally you are supporting small farms, you are decreasing your impact on the environment by buying things that do not need to … Read more

Grow Vegetables in Your Backyard

If I am like most people, I just cringe when a new food recall is released. I am beginning to think that there is no safe food left to eat. The fear of e.coli from eating produce purchased at grocery stores is enough to frighten anyone away from the dinner table. The recent food scares … Read more

Budget Garden Accents Ideas

Garden Accents – Ideas On A Budget The garden accents you add to your yard and garden are actually individual choices that ought to reflect your style, qualities, and tastes. What counts most is what you really prefer. What gives you pleasure is what counts. With that said it’s always good to identify some of … Read more

Small Gardens for Small Homes

Vertical Garden There are many different vertical garden methods, but all of them are hanging on a wall which makes it easy for anyone owning an apartment to have a garden. Some vertical gardens are for herbal use in your home. However, they are becoming increasingly popular in cities to add greenery to hotels, businesses, … Read more

Eliminating Weeds Between Patio Stones

After a long winter, I stood outside on the patio of the older house we just moved into to survey the yard. It looked a bit neglected, but the worst part for me was all the weeds and dandelions that were growing very proudly between the patio stones or pavers. There was about an inch … Read more

How to Prepare the Garden for Planting

Spring is for planting During spring plants revive from their long winter rest.  Spring is a great time of year.  Days are getting warmer and longer.  Birds start to chirp.  And the ground comes alive with the return of plants.  No longer are the fields brown, but they’re starting to turn green. If you are … Read more