There is very possibly not a veggie gardener out there who has been growing for at least a few seasons who has not had the “problem” of overplanting something. Years ago when we owned a restaurant, it was not uncommon … Read Article
We live on a busy street and experience a lot of noise from cars, pedestrians, etc. What are some landscaping ideas for reducing noise coming into our yard and windows?
What are some blooming shrubs that tolerate shade?
When it comes to erosion, the potential devastating outcome is a scary thought—especially on a slope or hillside.
How can I take out a large section of lawn that I want to turn into a garden bed?
Sometimes there are areas in a yard that seem to collect all the runoff rain, eroding the lawn and creating a soggy eyesore. Instead of giving up and letting this mushy space hinder the beauty of your landscape, use it … Read Article
If you think about the natural habitats of trees and turfgrasses, it only makes sense that these two plants have different survival needs, thus not mixing well together in the same location.
I know you should rotate crops according to their family, but are there any other guidelines for crop rotation?
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I am exploring hardscape options. What is decomposed granite, and its pros and cons?
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.