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Ways to Water Your Garden

Ways to Water Your Garden - the right methods make this chore easier -

All garden plants, from sturdy shrubs to pretty container annuals need water, but the amount they need is different. Use one of these watering techniques, plus a little planning and a timer to ensure that your plants thrive without wasting water but still delivering the right amount to every plant. You’ll save time too!

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5 Tips for Saving Water in the Garden

5 Tips for Saving Water in the Garden - have a lush garden and manage water use at the same time -

Solutions to outdoor water waste, from inexpensive to a little investment.

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8 Common Plants for Use in Natural Beauty Products

8 Common Plants for Use in Natural Beauty Products - discover natural ingredients you can grow in your own garden -

Many of the main ingredients of the finest commercial soaps, creams, tinctures and perfumes are based on common garden plants. Explore the benefits and uses of eight of the most popular and easy-to-grow of these herbs and flowers, the natural alternative to harsh chemicals for skin and hair care.

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Nesting Materials for Birds

Nesting Materials for Birds - use what’s already in your garden to help birds build their nests -

Find out how easy it is to help your backyard birds with the task of building their nests this spring. Discover the materials they need—and don’t need—and how you can provide them from your garden, with very little effort.

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How to Keep Lavender Alive in the Garden

How to Keep Lavender Alive in the Garden - grow this fragrant plant in nearly any climate -

Lavender is easy to grow, especially in drought. Learn how to start lavender plants and keep them alive for years.

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5 Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Plants

5 Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Plants - how to recognize them -

Over time your soil can become depleted of certain nutrients and plants start to display signs of deficiency. Use our simple infographic to learn about five of the most common nutrient deficiencies and how to recognize them.

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Biochar: A New Trend in Soil Amendment

Biochar: A New Trend in Soil Amendment - the soil conditioner that’s changing the world, one garden at a time -

What if we told you there was a substance you could add to your garden that would improve the health of your plants, increase flower, fruit, and vegetable production, recondition barren areas, all the while helping to stop climate change by sequestering carbon and encouraging the production of alternative fuels? Interested? Then read on for nine questions, and answers, about the super soil amendment--biochar.

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Caring for Your Cat Palm

Caring for Your Cat Palm - 10 tips to keep your favorite houseplant healthy & happy -

Cat palms are beloved by interior designers everywhere. Their graceful branches and fringed leaves add a breezy tropical air to any office or home. Check out our ten tips for keeping your cat palm thriving.

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Flowers to Celebrate Canada Day

Flowers to Celebrate Canada Day - share in the spirit with red and white flowers -

Summer is the perfect time for celebrations so why not join our Northern neighbors for one of their country’s biggest parties. A few splashes of red and white in the landscape will create a festive display to celebrate the spirit of independence everywhere.

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5 Common Pepper Problems and How to Fix Them

5 Common Pepper Problems and How to Fix Them - tips to keep your plants healthy -

Peppers are super-easy to grow and usually have very few problems. But there are a few…Read on to discover five problems you might encounter with your pepper plants and what you can do to keep your plants healthy and productive.

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