Teaching Children Patience With Gardening

Teaching Children Patience With Gardening

Teaching the young ones (or even the older ones) the important virtue of patience is difficult, but it does not have to be done in such a challenging manner after all. Gardening can help you reduce the “are we there yet?” or “can we have dessert yet?” sort of questions that we all get asked… Read more

Countertop Growing Units Offer Promise Of Easy Indoor Gardening

Countertop Growing Units Offer Promise Of Easy Indoor Gardening

As interest in producing clean food at home continues to grow, a whole crop of indoor growing units are sprouting up to meet demand, such as this latest entry into the countertop growing scene, Fresh Square. For those who don’t have yard space for a garden, or access to a community garden, or even those… Read more

Extend your harvest with these 19 fall garden tips

Extend your harvest with these 19 fall garden tips

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of gardening for the year. Extend your harvest with these projects, tips, and ideas for your fall garden. For many novice gardeners, the coming of cooler weather is often a sign to turn their attention away from the yard and garden, as it’s usually too… Read more

How to Introduce Gardening to Kids

How to Introduce Gardening to Kids

Robotics, music, karate, soccer—kids’ schedules these days are often packed with numerous afterschool activities. Often, there’s a method to the madness—these activities do more than develop talents or interests; these activities help children learn important life skills: responsibility, cooperation, and self-confidence, just to name a few. While parents have their choice of afterschool activities to… Read more

Natural & DIY Pesticides To Keep Critters From Eating Your Garden

Natural & DIY Pesticides To Keep Critters From Eating Your Garden

These natural and DIY pesticides are effective at helping to rid your crops of harmful critters, but safe enough to keep from poisoning you and your family. When it comes to keeping your crops healthy in the face of massive quantities of plant-munching bugs insects, there are a number of approaches that can help turn… Read more