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5 Ways to Use Eggshells for Plants

5 Ways to Use Eggshells for Plants - from trash to treasure -

Eggshells are packed with calcium and other minerals, and this makes them too valuable for a gardener to throw into the waste disposal. When put to imaginative use, they can make a great contribution to your yard’s health and productivity.

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How to Root African Violets

How to Root African Violets - grow a new plant from a single leaf -

African violets are houseplants with attractive leaves and flowers that are available in almost every color imaginable. This article provides detailed instructions for rooting a new African violet plant from a leaf in 10 simple steps.

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Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants

Setting Up Artificial Lights for Indoor Plants - lights on for healthier houseplants -

As the dark days of winter descend, no one misses the sun more than your houseplants. Learn what sort of lighting your indoor plants needs to stay healthy, and how you can provide it in the most simple, cost-effective and attractive way.

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5 Uses for Rocks in Your Landscape

5 Uses for Rocks in Your Landscape - reuse & repurpose -

Rocks are useful in the landscape for design and to help plants or manage water. Here are five ways to use rocks in your garden.

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Help with Houseplants: Printable Plant Care Wheel

Help with Houseplants: Printable Plant Care Wheel - growing tips for 20 popular houseplants -

Print out and make your own handy guide for the most common houseplants. This care wheel includes basics, such as light and water requirements. Bonus: There’s also an indicator for plants that are cat and dog safe.

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How to Divide a Boston Fern

How to Divide a Boston Fern - it's easy to propagate more plants -

Boston ferns are surprisingly easy to divide to produce more plants. We’ll show you step by step how to divide a Boston fern. You’ll enjoy having extra plants to share with plant-loving friends and family or maybe you’ll want to keep them for yourself, to create the relaxed atmosphere of a tropical forest throughout your home.

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How to Make a Rain Garden

How to Make a Rain Garden - disguise erosion control in a beautiful garden plot -

Rain gardens are the hot new, eco-friendly garden project that helps you control erosion and reduce pollution from storm run off with a bed of stunning plantings. We’ll get you started with our four easy steps to creating your own rain garden.

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Make Natural Ink from Plants

Make Natural Ink from Plants - from plant to page -

This is a perfect DIY project for gardeners and artists, including kids! Collect your favorite colors from your garden and backyard (or your spice cabinet and refrigerator) and get ready to make natural ink. We’ll show you how!

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4 Plants for Reducing Stress and Anxiety

4 Plants for Reducing Stress and Anxiety - calming herbs you can grow -

For centuries, people have turned to herbal remedies to soothe frayed nerves and lessen anxieties. In this article, we look at four easy-to-grow herbs known for their calming properties.

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How to Make a Toad House

How to Make a Toad House - a snug and safe retreat for toads -

Toads love to spend the day securely tucked away in a moist, shady nook. Here’s a fun, easy, and attractive toad house you can make to provide shelter and encourage more toads in your backyard.

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