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A Soil Calculator for Raised Beds and Containers

A Soil Calculator for Raised Beds and Containers - determine how much soil you need -

Before you make the trip to the garden center to buy potting or raised bed soil, you can easily determine how much you'll need using a simple soil calculator formula.

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No Till Gardening

No Till Gardening - a recipe for healthy garden soil -

A no till gardening soil recipe includes a blend of compost, mulch and plant matter layered over cardboard or newspaper. No till gardening is a low-maintenance solution to the problem of tilling, which is not always good for the environment.

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8 Perennials and Shrubs to Plant Near Black Walnut Trees

8 Perennials and Shrubs to Plant Near Black Walnut Trees - juglone tolerant plants -

Black walnut trees produce a toxin that prevents many plants from growing in their shade. Here are eight tolerant plants that will happily grow under black walnut trees.

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How to Change Your Soil pH

How to Change Your Soil pH - provide the perfect chemistry for your plants -

Soil pH is an essential factor in a plant's ability to grow. Learn what it means, why it's important, and how to change your soil pH to help plants thrive.

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How to Grow Climbing Roses

How to Grow Climbing Roses - create walls of dramatic blooms with ease -

A climbing rose is an excellent way of adding height and color to a garden, and ideal for covering bare walls or fences. Here's how to grow one successfully.

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How to Grow Asparagus in the Home Garden

How to Grow Asparagus in the Home Garden - a delicious, long-term food source -

Learn how to grow asparagus and enjoy this seasonal treat for years to come. Asparagus is one of a handful of perennial vegetables, making it a great garden investment.

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How Tall Can Sunflowers Grow

How Tall Can Sunflowers Grow - uses for short, medium, and tall sunflowers -

How tall can sunflowers grow? Sunflowers grow from 3 feet up to 14 feet tall. Discover tall, medium and dwarf sunflower varieties plus ideas for using sunflowers in your garden.

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Growing Thornless Blackberry Plants

Growing Thornless Blackberry Plants - planting and care for thornless blackberries -

Thornless blackberry plants can produce up to 20 pounds of fruit per season. Read how to grow, care for and harvest blackberries, without the prickles!

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Ideas to Create a Sensory Garden

Ideas to Create a Sensory Garden - experience your garden in new ways -

You will delight all five senses in a sensory garden. Grow plants that you will enjoy looking at, tasting and touching. Choose bushes and shrubs that smell good. Listen to wind chimes or invite birds to sing for you with a birdfeeder.

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Iced Herbal Tea with Stevia

Iced Herbal Tea with Stevia - use stevia leaves to sweeten tea -

This recipe explains how to use stevia leaves in tea. Stevia is a popular sugar substitute that has no calories or carbohydrates.

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