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Use Fallen Leaves as Mulch

Use Fallen Leaves as Mulch - reduce weeds & watering with leaf mulch -

Leaves are great for protecting plants over winter, plus they break down and enrich the soil in garden beds.

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How to Winterize a Bird Bath

How to Winterize a Bird Bath - keep your bird bath in good repair -

Follow these guidelines to prepare your bird bath for cooler weather.

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7 Tips to Keep Phalaenopsis Orchids Blooming

7 Tips to Keep Phalaenopsis Orchids Blooming - extend your orchid's beauty -

This orchid is one of the easiest to grow and a great choice for beginners. Follow these tips to keep your orchid healthy and encourage it to bloom as often and as long as possible.

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Get to Know Mums

Get to Know Mums

Learn more about the history of mums, the flower of November.

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5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes - a little vegetable with big flavor -

Find out why you should grow your own radishes. The #1 reason being, a radish is one of the easiest and fastest vegetables to grow.

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Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad - a tasty way to enjoy your cherry tomato harvest -

This great recipe provides the perfect blend of tangy tomatoes and mellow feta cheese.

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Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables

Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables - don't let your garden harvest go to waste -

If your vegetable garden is producing more than you can use in your weekly meals (lucky you!), then follow these steps to freeze and store your extra harvest to use over the next 8-12 months.

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When and How to Divide Iris

When and How to Divide Iris

Bearded, Siberian, and Japanese iris plants should be divided 6 weeks before the first hard frost every 3-5 years. Follow these step-by-step instructions to keep your iris at their best.

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Top 5 Hardy Succulents

Top 5 Hardy Succulents -these plants thrive in harsh conditions-

These drought-resistant plants are stunningly beautiful and nearly indestructible.

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Minty Honeydew Sorbet

Minty Honeydew Sorbet -and frozen fruit snacks-

When a heatwave strikes, find relief and cool down with this minty melon delight.

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