Different Varieties of Garden Roses

Roses are probably the post popular and desired garden plants around. They are pleasantly fragrant and often considered to be one of the most beautiful flowers available. However, if you’ve decided to plant roses in your garden, you’ve probably already discovered that there are many more varieties than most people imagine. While it’s hard to […]

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Herb Garden: Sage: A Wise and Useful Herb

You may not realize it, but you are using sage every day. It is the ingredient in deodorant products! What is a sage? What are other health benefits of sage? Here are some answers. Sage is a plant with leaves which leave a lasting impression. Surely you have seen food TV shows extolling the virtues […]

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Backyard Garden: Winter Protection for Roses

While roses thrive in many places during the spring and summer, they can face the damaging wind and cold during the winter. To keep your roses healthy and looking great year after year, you should take extra steps to protect them during the winter. The first step in helping roses survive winter is planting the […]

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Home Gardening Tips: Using Peat Moss

As a kid I actually had dreams of having my own vegetable garden and growing all the veggies I love the most. I guess growing up on a farm will do that to you. Not that I had any clue how to start a garden, that was Dads job, although as I got older I […]

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Controlling Pests in Your Organic Garden

Nothing beautifies your garden like a well cared for lawn, but pests such as insects and other wildlife can ruin the garden you’ve worked so hard to maintain. There are many chemical treatments to take care of these pests, but they can be harmful to the environment, your pets, and your children. If you’re sick […]

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Tips for Growing Vegetables in a Small Space or City Garden

Would you just love to grow vegetables, but you don’t have space? While a big sprawling garden may be the ideal, quality vegetables can be grown even in the absence of a yard. Many people who live in apartments in crowded cities still manage to grow great veggies to enjoy. When you don’t have a […]

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Grow Sunflowers in Your Backyard Garden

My passion for sunflowers, those beautiful radiant summer flowers that brighten up my backyard garden, first began when I was a child. I was fascinated by the fact that from just a few relatively small seeds, I could grow the most amazing giants. The cottage gardens of old would surely not give the same beautiful […]

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The Best Vegetable Garden Pest Control

Sure we all want to have the fruits and vegetables and herbs from our backyard garden to use for cooking, serve to our families, and sometimes, make profit from them. On the other hand, if you are thinking about planning your own garden of vegetables, there are many problems that can encounter once you have […]

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How to Attract Birds to Your Garden

What better way to beautify your garden than to fill it with birds? Birds add color and life to any garden. If you’re wondering why other’s gardens have birds galore and yours is lacking residents, follow these tips and you’ll have a feather filled garden in no time. The first thing birds need to be […]

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How to Start a Vegetable Garden

Why should you start a vegetable garden? While growing your own vegetables may seem like a lot of work, there’s nothing like biting into a nice ripe tomato and thinking “I grew this myself”. Gardening provides a great workout with proven stress relief, along with beautiful and tasty vegetables. So the real question is “why […]

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