How to Grow Herbs in Mason Jars

How to Grow Herbs in Mason Jars

Would you love to have an herb garden, but live in an apartment?

Are you looking for an easy way to grow herbs?

I love having a fresh herb garden. I love the aroma that fresh herbs provide and I love cooking with them.

When you are in a small living space, gardening seems like the last thing that would fit, but by using mason jars as containers anyone can make a small space work.

Growing herbs in mason jars is actually pretty easy and because of that we’ve included in our Beginner Gardening Wednesday. Beginner Gardening Wednesday is our weekly series where we make gardening accessible for all levels.

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July Gardening Tips for the Pacific Northwest

July Gardening Tips for the Pacific Northwest

July Gardening Tips for the Pacific Northwest

What is the best way to beat weeds?

How can I make sure my plants, trees and shrubs are getting enough water?

Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy the sun. Whether your getting out and weeding the flower beds, planting vegetables or just watering your lawn, today we are providing the tips you need to know to keep your yard exquisite all summer long.

This week we are sharing about gardening tips for the month of July in the Pacific Northwest region part of the country.

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Sweet potato scraps

How to Grow Food from Kitchen Scraps

Sweet potatoe scraps

Does your family always have leftovers when you get together?

Would you like to save on grocery costs?

Happy 4th of July everyone! Today, we celebrate our nation’s birthday, those who have fought to protect us, and our freedom. While the last thing on your mind today may be gardening, we wanted to share what you can do with all those scraps from the BBQs and dinners you and your family and friends are enjoy today.

Below are 3 different foods that you can actually re-grow from your table scraps. So, don’t throw them out just yet.

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8 Summertime Watering Tips You Need to Know

8 Summertime Watering Tips You Need to Know

Summertime watering tips

How often should you be watering your lawn?

Summer is here, temperatures are rising, the sun is hot and our plants need watering. Today, we are sharing with you 8 summertime watering tips. These tips will help keep you keep your water bills down and your yard looking green and fresh.

Today is Beginner Gardening Wednesday (BGW). While BGW is a series designed for beginner gardeners, these tips are perfect for any stage or level gardener you might be.

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June Gardening Tips for the Southeast

June Gardening Tips for the Southeast

When should I cut my grass?

June Gardening Tips for the SoutheastHow often should I water my grass?

On this last Monday of the month, we are covering the last region in our regional gardening series, the Southeast Region of the U.S. Every Monday we cover a different region.

Today’s region covers from the Southeastern tip of Texas through Virginia. If you are planning what to do in your garden or lawn this month, check out the tips below.

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5 Vegetables and Herbs to Grow with Kids

5 Vegetables and Herbs to Grow with Kids

Gardening with kids

Are you looking for ways to keep your kids busy this summer?

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children:
one is roots. The other is wings.
– Hodding Carter, Jr.

Gardening with children doesn’t have to be challenging. In fact, it can be fun family activity and can offer some really great benefits.

These days, many children’s time is filled with what we call in our house “screen time” and sometimes it can be difficult finding something you and your child both enjoy.

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5 Fast Growing Trees to Plant in Your Yard

5 Fast Growing Trees to Plant in Your Yard

Tulip poplar tree

Bloom from a tulip poplar tree

Have you ever driven around in a neighborhood that just felt homey?

I love the look of established neighborhoods. You know them by the trees that have all grown up into perfect tree house trees.

There is the feeling of “home” and all the comfort that goes along with it all because of a few trees.

Today, for this Beginner Gardening Wednesday, we are sharing about 5 fast growing trees to plant in your yard. These trees grow rather quickly and will give you the feeling of home a little faster.

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June Gardening Tips for the Northeast

June Gardening Tips for the Northeast

June gardening tips for the Northeast

How can I keep my lawn green?

What vegetables should I plant in my garden?

Summertime is officially here. It wasn’t too long ago that we were fighting against snow and frost, and now we will be facing the heat the summer brings.

Today, we are continuing with our monthly regional gardening series. Every Monday, we publish a monthly gardening tip article for each region in the United States and this Monday, we are sharing about the Northeast region.

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5 Summertime Vegetables to Plant Now

5 Summertime Vegetables to Plant Now

Summertime vegetables

What can I plant in my garden in early summer?

Tomorrow marks the first day of summer and we couldn’t be more excited for it’s arrival. To celebrate summer finally arriving, we are sharing a list of 5 summer time vegetables to plant.

The reason why these vegetables get put into the summertime category is because they can only grow in a frost free environment. For most of these vegetables you can even plant in the last days of spring as long as the threat of frost is completely gone.

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How to Grow Summer Squash with Ease

How to Grow Summer Squash with Ease

How to Grow Summer Squash with Ease

Are you new to gardening?

Would you like to grow your very own summer squash?

Growing squash and zucchini in the summer is a staple for many gardens. Welcome back to Beginner Gardening Wednesday, where every week we share about how to make gardening easy. No matter what the experience level, you will find great gardening tips to make your life as a gardener easier.

Today, we are going to be sharing how to grow summer squash and how to troubleshoot the difficulties that summer squash can present.

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