Garden beans are a staple in my garden. They're fun to grow and are quite beautiful. If you have ever browsed seed racks or flipped through a seed catalog, you quickly learned that there are LOTs of interesting bean varieties to choose from. So how do you pick the right bean for … [Read more...] about pick the right beans for your urban garden
I bet you’ve heard the term ‘true leaves’ tossed around in the gardening community like common every day jargon. But if you’re new to gardening, the term may not be as obvious as experienced gardeners may think. Recognizing true leaves on your tiny seedlings and understanding … [Read more...] about recognizing ‘true’ leaves
I went to Myrtle Beach recently with my mom and son. My hubby stayed at home, which meant he had the job of tending to my garden for the week. Each morning he would send me a few pics so I could keep up with all the happenings going on in the garden while I was away. Everything … [Read more...] about how to make insecticidal soap spray
If you want to create an outdoor space that’s beautiful, peaceful and relaxing a small home butterfly garden may be for you. Butterfly gardens are designed to attract butterflies and other pollinators to a specific area where they can find food and water, as well as, and locate a … [Read more...] about how to create a beautiful butterfly garden
Now that I've started composting, it is hard for me not to throw organic material into the compost bin. Composting coffee grounds, kitchen scraps, and yard debris like fallen tree branches and grass clippings helps reduce the amount of waste filing landfills, but most … [Read more...] about can I compost diseased plants?