I am exploring hardscape options. What is decomposed granite, and its pros and cons?
In this video Tricia from Peaceful Valley Grow Organic demonstrates the ways to prepare hard-coated seeds for planting.
If you think of your garden as a cube rather than a flat piece of ground, you can easily increase the amount of food you grow.
Seeds with hard outer coats surrounding them (like nasturtium, shown) can be hindered in their ability to germinate because moisture and gases cannot penetrate through the coating. So what do you do? You scarify them.
Seed packets have more seeds than I really need. Can I save some for next year?
Japanese maples, Acer palmatum, with their captivating bursts of gorgeous color in fall, add a touch of elegance to your landscape. Although they have plenty of intrigue on their own, there are wonderful companion plants for Japanese maples, sure to …
I have old packets of seeds. How can I tell if they are still viable?
Amaryllis flowers (Hippeastrum) are gorgeous, exotic plants that burst with luminous color. With their spectacular intrigue, why not showcase their splendor by displaying them in your favorite vase?
What do I do if I have a seed packet that doesn’t say when I should start the seeds indoors?
Planting two or more veggies together, known as intercropping, can have many positive effects in your garden. It can change the growing conditions for the plants.
Late winter and early spring is a great time to prune many kinds of woody plants. Before you prune your shrubs and trees, take a few minutes to sharpen your pruners and other tools that you’ll need in the coming …