Category Archives for General Gardening Tips

The 5 Absolutely Essential Garden Tools

Gardening is a healthy, exciting and creative form of exercise that will improve your strength, flexibility and stamina. However, without the right equipment and tools, gardening simply can be a frustrating

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Stop Deer Damage With Deer-Resistant Plants

Have you ever woken up to find that the neighborhood hungry deer have cut a wide swath through your beautiful gardens? After all your investment of time and money, this can be a devastating happening.

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The Importance of Using Natural Pesticides

Many farmers and gardeners use chemicals to kill bugs that harm their crops. These pesticides are an environmental and health hazard. Often local governments spray pesticides to combat mosquitoes and other

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10 Ways to Have Healthy Soil

Growing vegetables in your own garden is a great way to save money and eat more healthily. We grow our own veggies so that we will have fewer chemicals in our foods, but what we may not realize is our

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How to Get Rid of Garden Slugs Naturally

Have you noticed little silvery trails on some of your chewed plant leaves? You just may have slugs in your garden. Slugs can be a big problem when it comes to plants and vegetables.  As vegetable gardeners,

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How to Build a Compost

Building your own compost heap has many rewards. Not only will you be helping the planet by recycling and putting waste back into the “earth” but you can also make one of the most nutrient-rich soils

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