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How To Grow “No Soil, No Maintenance” Houseplants

When we decorate and furnish our homes, we think of the staples: couches, dining and coffee tables, picture frames, beds, lamps, etc. Sometimes, we’re so focused on creating the ideal color scheme and functional set-up that greenery might be an afterthought. On the other hand, you might be someone who loves gardening, but travels too

Strange & Common: Vegetables Planted By Our Ancestors

Imagine a world without grocery stores. Those aisles full of endless products have suddenly disappeared. What would you plant in your garden to survive? On first thought, you’ll probably think to grow tomatoes, strawberries, carrots, potatoes, corn, etc. Our ancestors had other ideas. The ability to garden wasn’t simply a hobby or a way to relax

5 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Starting Seeds

Gardening can provide such a relaxing and quiet refuge amidst the stress of the world. It’s rewarding to watch small seeds grow into strong and healthy plants. Oftentimes, these plants then give back by providing you with nutritious food or colorful foliage. Whether your garden is struggling or is doing just fine, there are a few common

How To Garden When There is No Room To Garden

Just because we all may not have the yard of our dreams doesn’t mean we can’t have the garden of our dreams! The ability to grow that bright and nutritious garden can require much less space and fewer resources than you might think. A garden not only provides us with our own healthy food, but

Get The Most Out of Your Soil With These Simple Steps

When planning your garden there is one thing that everyone must consider and that is the soil. So often people will start gardens and they will take no time at all to prepare the soil before they just jump into the planting. While this method isn’t wrong per say if you want to get the

5 Ways To Get Rid of Mosquitos In Your Yard

As the weather warms up it’s time to look at how we can make our yards inviting and free of those pesky flying annoyances we call mosquitos. There is nothing worse during the beautiful warm days than trying to enjoy it with friends only to be driven inside because you are being eaten alive by

6 Plants That Are Beautiful and Taste Great

Edible Landscaping Is Something Anyone Can Do! We’re always looking for ways we can accomplish two things with one action, especially if it’s something important that we can achieve by taking a seemingly simple, everyday action that’s something we might do anyway. That’s why we love the idea of edible landscaping. Not only are you