Busting the 3 biggest myths about garden soil

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Because soil is like the unruly ocean our plants sail in, there are several myths that have developed around it. These myths are not only based on falsehoods but they often lead people to spend more time, energy and money than they need to….

10 insects you actually want in your garden

When most people think of garden bugs they assume the kind that devour innocent plants before they can reach their prime or spread their seeds. While there are plenty of insect species that are harmful to healthy gardens there are just as many species…

The best ways to prevent plant disease

Plants are living things just like us and are able to get sick just as easily if precautions aren’t taken. Just like our homes, our gardens need to be well maintained in order to make sure the environment and everything in it remains healthy….

How to plant the correct way every time

Alright gardeners, time to be honest; how many of us really follow all of the planting directions on each and every plant? Perhaps we’re in hurry or just too lazy to do it properly, regardless these plants usually end up in a shallow hole…

How to control weeds in your garden


As a gardener you’ve probably spent a significant portion of time on weeding and the novelty of tearing out these intruders wears thin pretty quickly. Before you know it weeding has become a huge chore in the upkeep of your garden and naturally you…

Beginner Guide to a Vegetable Garden

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Starting your own backyard vegetable garden is a great way to get fresh, delicious ingredients all year round and can be a great feature for any backyard. For some though, it can be a daunting task actually going out and starting it. With this…