Category Archives : seeds

Stop Weeds Fast

Stop weeds before they attack your garden Although everybody has their own techniques, methods, and beliefs about how gardening should be approached, there is one thing that there seems to be a general consensus on: weeds are bad.  They strangle out the plants you worked so hard to nurture and grow, and are generally unappealing […]

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Benefits to Growing Organic Food

Growing Organic Food: The Facts Growing organic food is something that in the past few years, has been becoming more and more popular.  All around the world, local backyard gardens have been sprouting up, and households everywhere are becoming more self-sustaining.  Organic gardening is the practice of growing healthy foods without the use of additional […]

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Mint: Learning About Herbs

Mint – The Basics Mint herbs are one of the most common herbs, found in foods from appetizers, to desserts, to beverages.  They belong to the Mentha species of plants, and actually include many different varieties.  The most well known in North America would be peppermint and spearmint, and are used incredibly often in flavoring […]

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How to Properly Plant Your Herbs

The Basics of Gardening Herbs Out of all the various types of gardening, herb gardening is the one least thought of.  When people picture gardens, the imagine flowers of every type, blooming in the sun, with a variety of colors.  While herb gardens are not as colorful or immediately as aesthetically pleasing, they hold their […]

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Picking the Best Mulch for Your Garden

The Best Mulch: Why it’s so important Picking the best mulch for the type of garden you have is one of the most important aspects of growing your plants the most successfully, but it is also a step that most ignore, or don’t even realize is important!  Mulching is when you spread a surface of […]

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Making Sure Your Bulbs Survive the Winter

Flower Bulbs versus The Freeze Granted, there aren’t too many things in common between bears and flower bulbs, but there is one main similarity that the two share: if they don’t spend the frigid months of winter sleeping, or they emerge from their hibernation too early, they get cranky.  And just like you probably don’t […]

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Facebook Fan Page

Every now and then I make a statement that we’re going to get more articles, photos, discounts, etc., onto our Facebook fan page, and then we get busy and busier and we never pay any attention to the Facebook fan page we have.  I am embarrassed to admit that while popping onto the Facebook page […]

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Important Things to Know When Planning an Organic Garden

While an organic garden can be incredibly rewarding and have many long term benefits, there is a lot of planning involved in reaching a successful garden.  One of the most important steps that need to be completed before anything else is deciding on the size and location of your organic garden.  When making this decision, […]

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