Rose Gardening

What Type of Rose Should I Plant?

13 Jun , 2016  

Best type of rose to plant. Photo by Alicia Lawrence
With their beauty and cultural significance, it’s easy to see why many people choose to grow roses. Nevertheless, many…

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Container Gardening

Don’t Kill the Good Guys: Safe Use of Pesticides

23 Jan , 2016  

beneficial insects
For people new to backyard gardening, the sight of a beetle or a strange worm on their plants can be alarming. Is it friend…

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Flower Gardening

What Is Insecticidal Soap?

20 Jan , 2016  

insecticidal soap uses
If you have a garden, insects may be a problem. It’s exactly why you might want to reach for an organic insecticidal soap.…

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Container Gardening

24 Amazing Benefits and Uses of Neem Oil for Plants

29 Jul , 2015  

Kill Japanese Beetle
When searching for a safe and effective product to control insects and disease in your lawn and garden, look no further than…

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Rose Gardening

How to Get Rid of Black Spot on Roses

23 Jun , 2015  

rose diseases rose pests black spot disease
It starts gradually — a few yellowed leaves dropped to the ground, a few dark brown or black spots on the leaves you can easily…

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Container Gardening

Watering: How Much Is Too Much?

11 Oct , 2014  

Tips for watering plants
Whether you’re a soil gardener or a hydroponic gardener, a key challenge you’re likely to face is keeping your plants…

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Flower Gardening

The Gardener’s Tool Belt

20 Feb , 2014  

essential garden tools
Like any artisan, a gardener relies on her tools. She doesn’t need many, but the right tools make gardening much easier,…

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Flower Gardening

What Am I Doing Wrong?

14 Jan , 2014  

Wilted vegetable plants
Organic gardening can be very empowering. Growing your own food without making a significant impact on the environment…

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