There is something very special about hand selecting the flowers that go into your garden. Creating a beautiful and custom garden outside is wonderful; but, wouldn't it be even better if your could bring some of that beauty indoors? That is exactly what you can do by planting a cutting garden. There are a wide variety of flowers, plants, and shrubs that are perfect for creating beautiful bouquets that can be brought indoors and enjoyed. Best of all, most cutting variety of plants and flowers ... Continue Reading
Learn how to plant a cutting garden to create beautiful bouquets indoors.
Save money on your produce by buying locally or growing your own garden and herbs.
As the weather warms up, we tend to think about adding more fresh fruits and vegetables to our meals. With the rising cost of living it can be tough to incorporate fresh produce into your budget, and it's even harder to purchase organic items. A good way to save money is to buy items that are in season. Stores buy in bulk because it is less expensive for them to do so, so they can pass this savings on to the consumer. Plus, the seasonal fruit and vegetables will be what your local farmer’s ... Continue Reading
Learn more about turning your lawn into a garden, no matter what the size.
There's a recent new trend that has really caught my interest. A number of communities are gaining popularity with the concept of "growing food not lawns". I absolutely love this concept and think the grassroots approach to promoting gardening is refreshing. Many of you probably think you don't have enough space to make an awesome garden. However, that is exactly what these organizations are out to disprove. You don't need a lot of space to grow a garden. In fact, you can grow gardens in very ... Continue Reading
Here are just a few ways to try vertical gardening in your yard or on your balcony.
Growing your own food can be not only satisfying, but also incredibly healthy. Growing organic food from home does not require a large amount of space to succeed. In fact, there are a number of ways you can utilize even the smallest spaces for growing your own herbs or veggies. One of the best ways to use small space is through vertical gardening. Vertical gardening is exactly as the name suggests, a garden that is grown upward instead of in the ground. Here are just a few ways to try ... Continue Reading