Category Archives for General Gardening Tips

5 Things That Can Make You Happier

Although this article from Dr. Mercola doesn’t seem to have much to do with gardening, I’d add a 6th thing for happiness — get in touch daily with nature, and that can be achieved by

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Tips for Spring Planting: Container Plants

By Mike McGroarty More spring planting tips . . . Container grown plants are much easier. Follow the rules for depth of planting as described in the previous article. Before gently removing the plant from

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Tips for Spring Planting: Burlapped Plants

Written by Mike McGroarty. Spring means that the garden centers are packed with people, and car trunks are packed with plants. Everybody has dirt on their knees, dirt under their nails, and are excited

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Choosing a Greenhouse Watering System

As you build your own greenhouse or set up one you’ve purchased, one important item to include is a water system of some kind. It is much easier to install faucets and drains before building begins,

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How Green is Your Greenhouse?

Greenhouses are a great way to grow quality healthy fruits and vegetable on your own all year round.   Recently, growing your own natural and organic gardens has become more and more popular. So it comes

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Did You Know These 7 Major Benefits of Composting?

Composting is actually easy, takes little time, and if done correctly, creates no bad odors. Here are my top 7 personal reasons for composting.

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