As temperatures soar in mid-summer, you can have problems with pests, like insects that attack your plants, or deer that demolish them. Sometimes, drought conditions lead to problems of excessive heat and too little water. Get tips for summer survival for your vegetable and herb gardens.
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Weekly Gardening Tips for Your Area
Problems in the garden may start with a nibble on a leaf, or a bite out of your prized tomatoes. Before long you wonder what kind of pest is in your garden and how you should handle it. Learn more about mindful pest management from the author of “Humane Critter Control: The Guide to Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions to Protect Your Yard and Garden.”
For an organic harvest, all you need are the right ingredients to grow a natural, good-for-you container garden.
Growing organically means treating pests differently than in a conventional garden. At the first sighting of an unwanted bug or a wilted leaf, take a deep breath and follow simple, intuitive organic gardening principles to fight pests and diseases.
Learn how to grow a small-space garden that will nourish and shelter butterflies throughout their life cycle.
Try new Miracle-Gro® Performance Organics™ when you begin planting your edibles and flower gardens this spring.
Rotate your crops to keep edibles at their best year after year. Vegetable gardening takes a lot of nutrients out of soil, and certain kinds of plants can bring diseases and attract pests. When you vary the placement of certain crops each year, you can build up the soil rather than deplete it.
Keep your garden protected from pests like deer and rabbits, and insects like slugs and snails. Get tips on controlling critters now, before they become a bigger problem in the season.
Snack healthy this summer with an organic snacking garden. Start growing your organic snacks today.
Clean up your lawn and garden this fall to prepare for winter.
A successful garden begins with healthy soil. Learn how the right soil and amendments can help your garden grow.
Late summer is the time you’ll see more spiders in your garden, due to the number insects they prey upon. Know your garden spiders, and they will be your friends in the garden.