When it’s too cold to spend much time in the garden, speed up your wait for warmer weather by preparing a patio ideally suited to fit your needs. Plan your furniture purchases around the amount of traffic your patio gets.
Monthly Archives: February 2015
Early spring is the perfect time to plant your peas, beets, radishes, spinach and other salad greens. Learn how with help from Martha Stewart.
It’s hard to watch your garden be nibbled and trampled by deer. Here are techniques and strategies to deer-proof your plants.
Build your own garden enclosure to protect your valuable flowers and vegetables from hungry critters.
A quality garden starts with quality tools. Discover how to sharpen, clean, and store your tools for many seasons to come.
Tropical plants are superstars and add color and drama to any space.
African violets are small, cheery plants with fuzzy leaves have exquisite flowers in shades of blue, pink, white, and of course, violet.
When it comes to trees and shrubs, it’s fall, not spring, that is the ideal time to plant.
Instead of counting the days until spring and fresh salads, get started indoors to enjoy nutrition-packed micro greens and baby lettuces within a few weeks.
No matter the size of your garden, it’s necessary to invest in quality tools so that your plants can flourish. Buy tools that are appropriate for the job, and keep in mind that a few more dollars up front will pay off in years of gardening use.
Your gardening style determines the tools you will need to make your gardening tasks easier and more effective. Follow our quiz to learn your gardening style and our recommendations to help you get the job done.
Protect your garden tools by following these guidelines to prevent rust and corrosion and extend the life of your tools.