The other day, while working in my garden, I saw the grossest looking thing I’d seen in a long time. Hiding under a leaf on my Hungarian Wax pepper was a caterpillar, which doesn’t sounds bad, but it was covered in these tiny pods that looked just like white rice. Don’t believe me? Look at this!
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It seemed like only yesterday when I put my little tomato and pepper sprouts outside to grow. With a few warm weeks left in the growing season, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your garden for cooler weather – particularly if you’d like to extend your gardening season.
If you’re a gardener, you’ve probably thought about purchasing a greenhouse. With so many on the market, which one should you buy? Before you run to the home improvement store and get one, check out some of these things to consider when buying a greenhouse.
Have you ever wondered why some fruits, like tomatoes, have no flavor? Are you in search for that luscious, flavorful produce? Heirloom plants might be the solution to all your tasteless woes. Read more about them and why they’re better than conventional produce.
One problem I have with my backyard is that 90% of it sees more shade than sun. While this works out well when we want to play horseshoes or Frisbee on hot summer days, it doesn’t bode well for my garden. After a little research, I found a great solution for my problem.
Despite the few feet of snow you might be buried under, don’t worry. It’s getting closer to gardening season. Learn what seeds you can plant right now!
Think it’s too early to start your summer garden? Not really. Learn about what seeds you can start in your growing zone right now!
Do your top New Year’s resolutions include saving money, eating healthier and losing weight? What if I told you there’s one thing you can do that could help you achieve all three?
Whether it’s 70 degrees and sunny or 20 degrees and snowy, I’m always thinking about my garden. Although it’s in hibernation mode, I recently began planning for next year based on new ideas I’ve come across and things I didn’t get to try out last year. Just when I thought it was too late to compost, I found some information suggesting otherwise.
Researching natural fertilizers helped save me a ton of money on my garden this year and have kept my plants going strong this summer without artificial chemicals. Consider using these household natural garden fertilizers and feel good about the fact that you are doing things naturally and saving money in the process.