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5 Most Unique Carnivorous Plants To Grow Indoors And How To Care For Them
5 Most Unique Carnivorous Plants To Grow Indoors And How To Care For Them

You’ve picked up every houseplant on every beginner’s list, dipped your toe into some rare indoor plants, even started an expansive succulent garden on your windowsill – but you’re still itching for something more. I know the feeling. Houseplant collecting is an insatiable hobby. Once you’ve mastered one plant, it’s almost impossible to stop yourself from […]

Where Is The Biggest Pumpkin In The World?
Where Is The Biggest Pumpkin In The World?

Competitive farmers worldwide are growing massive squash – with some giant pumpkins weighing more than small cars. Although the fate of this enormous fruit may not include transforming into Cinderella’s magical carriage before midnight or even a spooky doorstep-size jack-o’-lantern on Halloween, their growth is astonishing. According to ABC News, giant pumpkins grow at a rate about 100 times faster than […]

How To Use And Preserve Green Tomatoes (Over 20 Recipes)
How To Use And Preserve Green Tomatoes (Over 20 Recipes)

Most of us have heard of the classic early season dish, fried green tomatoes. Truth be told, though, there are many, many delicious ways to use green tomatoes. And no, it’s not just something to do while you wait for red tomatoes—green tomatoes used in dishes and preserving are worth the effort in their own […]

Smart Tips For Using Baking Soda In The Garden That Gardeners Should Know
Smart Tips For Using Baking Soda In The Garden That Gardeners Should Know

Baking soda is a common, everyday staple that can be found in most kitchens. Also known as sodium bicarbonate, bicarbonate of soda, or by its abbreviated name, bicarb, it’s a useful leavening agent for baking. Its usefulness does not stop there, though; common baking soda has numerous uses in the garden—useful for everything from insect […]

Easy Tips For Cleaning And Maintaining Garden Tools
Easy Tips For Cleaning And Maintaining Garden Tools

It’s easy to forget about garden tool maintenance with all the other pressing gardening tasks. The end of the season can be particularly pressing when your goal is getting in the harvest and just taking a rest. Before you put your garden to bed for the season, though, make some time for the important task […]

Tips For Growing Fresh Vegetables Indoors All Through Winter
Tips For Growing Fresh Vegetables Indoors All Through Winter

We give our soil a much-needed rest during the winter before beginning a new planting season in the spring. And as the temperatures drop, we often reach for heartier fare to put on the table. But after eating fresh, crunchy vegetables all summer, we all find ourselves longing for the taste of something green. Some […]

17 Species Of Black Flowers For Your Garden To Be More Mysterious
17 Species Of Black Flowers For Your Garden To Be More Mysterious

There’s no doubt about it – black flowers add a touch of dramatic intensity to any landscape. They add a new meaning to the phrase ‘black goes with anything’. Truly black blooms are rare, and most flowers marketed as black are actually deep red, blue, or purple. While the deepest black flowers may be the […]

How To Attract 19 Types Of Beneficial Insects To Your Garden
How To Attract 19 Types Of Beneficial Insects To Your Garden

If you have a vegetable or flower garden, you’ve likely heard the phrase beneficial insects. But, what are these insects, and why and how are they beneficial? Most folks think about bees and butterflies, but the realm of beneficial insects is far greater than that. In fact, there are several dozen insects with advantages to offer. […]

How To Fight 10 Most Common Garden Pests Without Chemicals
How To Fight 10 Most Common Garden Pests Without Chemicals

Oh, garden pests, how much we dislike finding them all over our plants! We work so hard at sowing and tending our little vegetable plants, and then they show up and destroy all our hard work. Here’s good news, though. Most of these pests have been around for decades, and there are tried and true […]

16 Brilliant Uses Of Vinegar In The Garden & Home
16 Brilliant Uses Of Vinegar In The Garden & Home

It’s true! There are many little-known, yet very effective uses for vinegar in the garden & home. there are lots of ways to use this inexpensive, common household ingredient for a cheaper, gentler solution to everyday garden problems.Let’s take a closer look. Herbicide One of the most common uses for household vinegar is as an […]

10 Common  Seedling And Seed-Starting Mistakes That You Should Know
10 Common Seedling And Seed-Starting Mistakes That You Should Know

Starting seeds to grow your own seedlings has a lot of benefits. It’s cheaper than buying transplants, you can grow exactly the type and variety of plants you want, and you can grow them on your own schedule. Mistakes are not uncommon, even for experienced seedling growers. If you know what the more common seed-starting […]

19 Smart Tips To Use Straw For Your Garden That You May Not Know
19 Smart Tips To Use Straw For Your Garden That You May Not Know

Straw has many uses in vegetable and flower gardens. You might think of it as a mulch (and to be sure, that use tops the list), but there are many other ways to use straw in gardening. Those ways are worth knowing, too, because often a single bale of straw can be reused several times. […]