Building a Summer Garden: How to Get Started

 

Summer is coming and you know what that means: you’re going to be spending a lot of your time in your garden enjoying the sun. The days are warmer and the sun is out longer; you should enjoy the hard work you put into your yard. Here...

Protect Them During Cooler Temperatures

The most important thing you can do in your garden during the cooler months is to go into protect mode. Your fruit trees can become susceptible to peach leaf curl, blight and other damaging diseases. And your delicate outdoor plants, such as hibiscus, azaleas, gardenias and bougainvillea...

Solve Pest Problems Using Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management - IPM is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment.

The IPM method is the process of monitoring and correctly identifying pests and unwanted plants followed by determining if and what management is needed. ...

Organic vs. Conventional Gardening

Organic gardening refers to the way we grow agricultural products. Growing plants organically means that the methods used encourage soil and water conservation and reduce pollution of the air, soil and groundwater. Organic gardening doesn't use conventional methods to fertilize or control weeds.

Instead...