There are many different types of seeds offered for sale to home gardeners. Vegetable, flower, and herb seeds sold in garden centres and online can carry many labels, including "Open-Pollinated", "Heirloom", "Organic", "Hybrid", and "Non-GMO". Knowing what these terms mean is a key part of Gardening 101! Open Pollinated Types of Seeds Open-pollinated types of seeds are … [Read more...] about Types of Seeds: Explaining Open-Pollinated, Heirloom, Organic, Hybrid, & Non-GMO Seeds
Gardening is my hobby. Whether you're learning to garden because gardening is good for you or because gardening is both a rewarding and healthy activity, here's everything you'll need to start a garden!
Start with learning why many gardeners choose organic gardening, and about kitchen gardens and perennial plants. Gardening is my passion (and just might become yours too)!
Get started with organic gardening:
- What is Organic Gardening?
- 5 Reasons Why Your Garden Isn't Organic
- How to Find a Garden Mentor
- How to Find Your Growing Zone
Create your own kitchen garden full of delicious edible vegetables, fruit, and herbs:
- How to Start a Garden: The Ultimate Guide for New Gardeners
- Get the Free Printable Garden Planner
- How to Plant an Organic Container Herb Garden
- How to Plan Your Garden Layout
Grow perennial plants and enjoy them year after year:
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Wondering how to make hummingbird food for your feeder? This hummingbird food recipe is quick to make (and your birdies will love it!). Hummingbird Food Recipe Here's a simple hummingbird food recipe your backyard birdies will lap up: Ingredients 1 cup of white granulated sugar 4 cups of hot or boiling water How to Make Hummingbird Food Dissolve the white … [Read more...] about Hummingbird Food Recipe
Mulch is anything that covers the surface of garden to keep moisture in the soil and keep weeds down. The best garden mulches for home gardeners are organic materials derived from nature. Gardens can be mulched with materials such as compost, shredded arborist wood chips, pine needles, or even tree bark. The Best Garden Mulch: Compost Fall leaves, grass clippings, and … [Read more...] about Mulch – All About Mulching Your Garden
A privacy fence can turn an urban backyard into a private outdoor oasis. Just as curtains make your living room feel less like a fishbowl, a wooden fence can make your yard feel like an extension of your house. It's amazing how a few fence posts and wood fence panels can seemingly add square footage to your living space! Privacy Fence A privacy fence is a solid fencing … [Read more...] about Privacy Fence: Using Wood Fence Panels to Create Privacy Fencing
It's time for some new hanging plants! With inspiration from houseplant heroes like The Jungalow and Clever Bloom, it's hard not to go green with envy with the totally unique hanging planter options ;) Here's 10 fresh new ideas for hanging plants and indoor hanging planters you'll love. Whether you're looking for traditional hanging planter options or totally unconventional … [Read more...] about 10 Hanging Plants and Ideas for Hanging Planters You’ll Love