Understanding Acidic Soil: What You Need to Know

One key element to determining the success of your garden is using the right soil; the vast majority of a plant's success is directly related to it. Soil, even acidic soil, is a living dynamic organism that is the foundation of life for your plants.

There is...

Attracting Birds Is Beneficial To Your Yard, And Their Survival

If you were to step outside into your yard right now and close your eyes, what would you hear? Traffic, maybe, or the bark of a nearby dog, and almost certainly a gentle chorus of birds. These winged citizens of your neighborhood are so prevalent that they’re...

Know Your Dirt: What’s In Your Home Garden And What Does It Need?

As much as we may wish it sometimes, there’s more to planting a home garden than just digging some holes in the ground and hoping for the best. Many home yards have soil that is less than ideal for growing your favorite collection of flowers and produce....

Getting Dirty: How to Use Different Types of Soil

Healthy soil is important to a successful and thriving garden. The soil we plant our seeds and plants in can determine how strong our flowers and vegetables will grow.

When working in the garden, there are five different types of soil you can work with, and erosion...

Spring Time: How To Get Your Garden Ready

It is almost spring! Are you excited? I’m sure you’re getting antsy to get out in your garden and get your hands dirty.  

While you wait for spring, there’s a little bit of work that can be done now, which will make it easier and more enjoyable when...