Create Your Very Own Pollinator Habitat
Have you been thinking about bees and butterflies as you make plans for your garden, landscape and outdoor spaces? As concern for our friendly pollinators increases, so does the demand for pollinator attracting plants. Creating a back yard habitat for these pollinators to thrive in is good for them and good for the environment.
We see them. We love them. Hydrangeas. Gorgeous blooms in varying hues of white, pink, and blue. Not to mention the big leaves in a deep shade of green. But what's the difference? How do you know which one to choose? There are several different types of Hydrangeas:
Grow the Best Tomatoes
A good tomato is hard to forget. You know you’ve hit the jackpot in that first, juicy bite. All tomatoes have the potential to be great and some extra attention now will pay off big time come harvest. Set the stage for a stellar performance by this year’s crops with these tips.
Herbs for Better Health
With so many great benefits and uses for fresh herbs, we would run out of room fast to try and list them all here. Instead, we have narrowed it down to our most popular herbs and why you should be growing them for yourself. Check out our video for more info on planting your herb container garden or our video on how to cook with your herbs.
Flower Container Design 101
Container gardening has become one of the most popular ways to make a dramatic statement at your home or office. It just takes a few plants, good soil, a favorite container and a little time. Planters and pots can be planted with flowers, herbs, vegetables and small trees or shrubs. Remarkably flexible and fun, container gardening benefits are hard to beat!
Benefits of Caring for Plants
As we celebrate Earth Day and the world continues to adjust to the new norm, creating your own garden or growing a container garden can be the relaxing escape you need. Whether you have a backyard vegetable garden, plant in containers or enjoy flowers, gardening has many benefits and is a great activity for you, your family and your health.
Why Use a Grow Light for Seed Starting
The main purpose of grow lights is to provide strong light to your seedlings from above, similar to the sun’s light. They are especially helpful when you don’t have a window that lets in a good amount of light each day. The bonus? You can set them up in any area of your house, including the basement or a closet!
How to Get Rid of Gnats
Small flying gnats are a common problem in a lot of homes. These gnats seem to come out of nowhere and are more of an annoyance than anything. While there are several sources and types of gnats, it may surprise you that they may be coming from your houseplants!