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…

Peat Pellets – How They Work and How They’re Used

Peat pellets are a gardener’s best friend when it comes to getting a plant started! Seriously, though, they are extremely handy. A peat pellet is basically a disc of peat that is used to boost plant growth before it’s actually put into the ground. Peat is a type of acidic soil that is excellent for…

A Beginners Guide to Planting Herbs

Having access to fresh herbs has become somewhat of a necessity for many modern home-cooks. Unfortunately, they are or not always readily available, or can be expensive to buy from the store. Of course, you do not need to be a master gardener to learn how to plant herbs and grow them yourself. It is…