Madison Moulton

Madison Moulton

Madison is a writer, editor, and life-long plant lover. After discovering an obsession with houseplants at an early age, she transformed her passion for plants into a career, writing for various online and print publications and working as the editor of several national gardening magazines. Through her writing, Madison hopes to encourage people to garden with the plants and the planet in mind.

How to fertilize a cherry tree

Cherries ripening on tree branch

Cherry trees are a long-term garden investment, requiring patience and consistent care. One part of this care routine may involve fertilizing, depending on the soil you have planted in. Cherry trees planted in high-quality soil with plenty of nutrients typically…

Iceberg lettuce

Iceberg lettuce on wood cutting board

One of the most widely used lettuce varieties around the world (and certainly in my kitchen), iceberg lettuce is a must-have in your vegetable garden. This variety, renowned for its crunchy texture and refreshing taste, is as easy to grow…

Drip irrigation pros and cons

Dripworks irrigation tubing

Watering seems like one of the most simple gardening tasks. It certainly can be, but there are also many ways it can go wrong. One way to resolve your watering woes is by installing a drip irrigation system, especially in…

Wildlife garden

Wildlife garden - owl and purple flowers

When dealing with the hustle and bustle of life on a daily basis, who wouldn’t want to transform their outdoor space into a little slice of wilderness? Enter wildlife gardens.  Wildlife gardens are designed to attract wildlife and provide shelter…

Coffee grounds for plants

Coffee grounds for plants

The gardening world is littered with tips and tricks that claim to enhance the health and growth of your plants, including using coffee grounds. Gardeners are known to use coffee grounds for plants in many ways around their backyards, from…

Aphids on plants

Stem covered in aphids

One of the most common pests gardeners struggle with, especially in their vegetable patch, is aphids. Even the mention of their name will induce a sigh and eye roll from avid gardeners, myself included. Aphids are sap-sucking pests that feed…

How to grow lavender

How to grow lavender

Whether you’re looking for something low-maintenance and waterwise, need an aromatic plant to fill your garden with a sweet scent or want a pollinator magnet to bring life to your backyard, lavender is the plant to look for. In general,…

How to grow philodendron

How to grow philodendron

The Philodendron genus is full of unique and interesting plants that are surprisingly easy to grow. They are often grown indoors and make great first houseplants for beginner indoor gardeners. Let’s learn how to grow philodendron! Generally, philodendron plants prefer…