Gardening


Starting Plants Indoors From Seed

Except perhaps for those who reside in the northernmost reaches of the country, gardeners welcome the New Year’s lengthening days in eager anticipation of the spring planting season. While spring doesn’t officially start until March 20 in the Northern Hemisphere, if...

Effective Weed Control in the Garden

Let’s face it, weeds don’t have a good reputation—with good reason. Though some of them are quite attractive, they generally don’t behave well, showing up uninvited, stealing resources from your specimen plants, and quickly taking over the garden. Experienced...

Heirloom Seeds and Their Historical Significance

It’s never too soon to start thinking about the spring planting season. Depending on the region of the country where you live, it may only be a matter of months before you can start growing vegetable plants indoors from seed for harvest next summer. In the meantime,...
Gardeners’ Guide to Getting Organized

Gardeners’ Guide to Getting Organized

Starting out as a new gardener can seem like a daunting prospect since there’s so much to learn and do. You can increase your chances of success by mapping out a plan and organizing yourself with essential garden tools, equipment, and planting material. The plan...