A Beginners Guide to Growing Vegetables in Pots

Just because you do not have a lot of space in your yard, there is no reason that you should miss out on the wonders of learning how to grow your own vegetables. Some people have absolutely zero space for a vegetable patch, but they still manage to eat their own fresh veggies – by…

Sunflowers 101: How to Grow, Care For, and Use Sunflowers

Sunflowers can improve your garden in many ways. Whether for their aesthetic look or for practical benefits, the sun flower is a popular choice among gardeners and one of the most widely recognized flowers. With their golden color, the full sun flowers give a sense of joy and warmth. However, this large flower blooms not…

How to Build Your Own Patio Vegetable Garden

Living in an apartment, with no space for a yard or garden, should not prevent you from having your own patio vegetable garden. It doesn’t matter if you have just enough space for a few small pots, because that is all you need to start your very own veggie garden today. You will need a…

The Basics of Rock Gardening

Few can deny the alluring effect that rock gardens bring into the home. Rock gardening is simply the mixture of garden rocks and any of the many special plant species in your backyard. Some rock gardens are built in naturally rocky parts to capitalize on the natural landscape. Others are designed around one existing rock…

How to Grow Potatoes

So you want to be a potato planter? Awesome! Potatoes are delicious, addictive and can be used as a side for just about anything no matter what your tastes are. But enough about how delicious potatoes are. What do you really need in order to get started planting your own potatoes in your backyard or…

8 Lawn Edging Ideas for Your Yard

The humble lawn is an integral part of many gardens, but that doesn’t stop it from becoming a real pain to maintain. You planted grass so that you could enjoy it, not worry about it ruining your planting beds, right? If you would like some tasteful, simple ways to keep your hard-grown grass from invading…