How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms (Recipe Included!)

A Beginners Guide to Hydroponics and Organic Hydroponic Gardening

This article discusses hydroponics, and how it can also be conducted using organic ingredients. The discussion also includes the advantages associated with these forms of indoor, soil less gardening.

Lawn Care Tips for a Healthy Green Lawn

Caring for your lawn well takes more than just mowing and watering. Grass is a plant like any other and for it to look its best there are a number of tasks you should be doing.

Creating a Retaining Wall for Your Garden

Often, when we don’t have a lot of yard space, or have oddly-shaped or sloped yards, we make the best with what we do have, and have gardens that are sloping. If you have such a garden, there is a way that you can create a flat space where you can have a sitting area, so you can make even more use of your back yard. Depending on how much space you do have, there are all kinds of things you can do once you put in a retaining wall, which is a fairly easy job to do, as long…

Your Backyard Composter

Composting isn’t quite like it used to be. Learn how easy and good it is for your garden.

Ecological Gardening – Grow Your Veggies The Natural Way

When you think of an organic vegetable garden, we often believe that you need to dedicate your life to working long days in the garden. For many of us this sounds great, but in reality it is just not possible with our hectic daily lives.

Tips to Improve the Outside Energy of Your Home

How well you maintain the exterior of your house speaks to the well-being of the house and its inhabitants as well. Here are a few simple tips to help you improve the energy of your home on the outside: Make sure everything is in good repair – remove and/or replace all dead vegetation.

Start a Vegetable Garden Today

Kick up your heels, the sun is finally shining! Get out and smell the flowers and dig in the earth and grow your dinner and your breakfast too! It’s easy to grow your own organic food and beat the high prices, for free. You can also grow beautiful flowers. Spring is the time to start.

Worm Farm for Kids

A dirty worm farm and a child! Nothing beats showing your child the in’s and out’s of maintaining a worm farm and how worms actually HELP the environment we live in. They are recycling for us, and once your child learns that, and sees its all about dirt, wow, the fun really never ends for them.

Growing Tomatoes From Tomatoes: Why You Still Need Store-Bought Seeds

Lots of folks out there find the perfect, delicious tomato, and want to save the seeds and plant their own next year. Growing tomatoes from the seeds you’ve collected from other tomatoes is possible, but it’s not as simple as just re-planting the seeds. Find out what you need to know to start your own “heirloom” tomato variety in your garden next year.

How to Grow Rose Trees

When most people think of roses they think of shrubs, bushes or climbing roses – perhaps even miniature roses. Rarely do people think of roses as trees, but in fact rose trees exist.  They are more often referred to as rose standards and aren’t truly trees but are shrubs that have been cultivated to resemble a tree.

Finding the Right Plants for Your Garden

Finding the right plants for your garden can be a daunting task, there are so many options. However, by considering a few key points you can find the best plants for your location that will also work beautifully in your design.

A Great Father’s Day Gift

There are different ways to gift your father this father’s day. Our fathers have been all working hard for us, this father’s day, you could gift your dad a time for himself, time for your mother alone, and a time to relax and unwind.

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