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Supercharge Your Garden Beds with Grass Clippings: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Are you looking for an easy and eco-friendly way to enhance your garden beds? Look no further than your lawn clippings! Yes, those grass trimmings you often discard can be a valuable resource for your garden. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the benefits of using grass clippings in garden beds and provide you … Read more

How to Choose the Best Paint for Raised Garden Beds

Raised garden beds allow you to grow flowers, vegetables, herbs and other plants while controlling the soil quality and drainage. They elevate your garden for easier access and prevent weeds. Painting or staining raised beds can help protect the wood, make them last longer, and allow you to match your color scheme. But not all … Read more

How to Prepare Your Garden for Laying Pebbles – A Complete Guide

Laying pebbles in your garden can instantly give it a stylish, modern look. The tactile crunch underfoot and visual texture pebbles provide make them a popular landscaping material. However, proper preparation is crucial before installing pebbles. Failure to prep the ground correctly can lead to problems like sinking, shifting, weed growth, and an uneven finish. … Read more

How to Dry and Preserve Pumpkin on a Stick for Decorations

If you want a one-of-a-kind fall decoration, pumpkin on a stick plants are a must-see. They are easy to grow from seeds in your garden or a pot. The most intriguing fact about these miniature pumpkin-look-alikes is that they are ornamental eggplants. Plant pumpkin on a stick in the spring. It grows like other eggplants … Read more

How to Make Fresh Pine Wreaths from Scratch

This wreath did not cost me anything to make and I love the way it turned out! Putting together all of my front door porch decor for Christmas only cost me $10, which makes me happy too. I love free decor and finding new uses for things I already have. I used pine branches to … Read more

Top Plants that Thrive in Sandy Soil

Gardening in sandy soil can be challenging, but sand can actually provide a good foundation for certain plants. The key to growing beautiful plants in a sandy garden is to know what thrives and what doesn’t. We’re going to introduce you to 15 plants that do well in sandy soil. In this article, we’ll cover: … Read more

The Complete Guide to Planting Fig Cuttings Directly in the Ground

Planting fig cuttings directly in the ground can be a great way to propagate new fig trees without going through the process of rooting them in containers first. With some simple preparation and care, fig cuttings can take root right in the garden bed and grow into productive trees. In this complete guide, we’ll walk … Read more

Don’t Let Brown Spots Ruin Your Sunflowers – A Guide to Treating This Common Issue

As a dedicated sunflower grower, I’ve dealt with my fair share of pesky brown spots on the leaves These unsightly blemishes can put a real damper on your otherwise vibrant sunflower display. But don’t despair! With the right treatment approach, you can get those sunflower leaves looking gorgeous again in no time. In this comprehensive … Read more

A Complete Guide to Successfully Growing Garlic Indoors

Most people don’t grow garlic (Allium sativum) indoors because it doesn’t do well with artificial light. However, it’s not too hard to do if you have a window that gets a lot of light. Youll have the most success growing garlic greens or scapes indoors versus full garlic bulbs. Cloves require chilling for several weeks … Read more

Capturing the Beauty of Spider Plants in Pictures

The spider plant, also known as chlorophytum comosum, is one of the most popular and recognizable houseplants. With its elegant green and white striped leaves and easy care requirements, it’s no wonder the spider plant has been a staple in homes for over a century. As an enthusiastic indoor gardener and photographer, I’ve found spider … Read more

Tiny Bugs Under Plant Pots – How to Identify and Get Rid of Them

Sometimes it’s a bad sign when you see tiny white bugs on or in the soil of your houseplants. It’s not the only sign that something is wrong; the plant may also have yellowing leaves and slow growth, which are both signs of an infestation. However, not all tiny white bugs are harmful. It is … Read more

The Many Marvelous Kinds of Venus Flytraps

This is an introduction to Venus Flytraps (Dionaea muscipula). It has three different types: the common type, the beautiful all-red Akai Ryu cultivar, and the interesting Dentate cultivar with short guard hairs. These are some of the most popular of Venus Flytraps and are easy to grow carnivorous plants. Once potted up, they will do … Read more