Today in the mid-west, it has been a pleasant rainy day perfect for the tomatoes I’m waiting to harvest. It is also the perfect day to share 4 simple steps to planting watermelon.
Watermelon is the all-American summer fruit. In high school, I was on the cross country team and when we would go on long runs on hot summer days our coach would always have watermelon waiting for us. I remember it being such a refreshing treat.
Let’s take a look at how to plant watermelon in 4 simple steps.
Are you nervous your trees won’t make it through the summer?
Do hot temperatures have your trees looking sad?
Are the temperatures in your area heating up? Have you ever bought a tree at the beginning of summer and then around this time of year, you start to notice how almost sad the tree looks? This may have to do with how much water your tree is getting.
Gardening simply does not allow one to be mentally old, because too many hopes and dreams are yet to be realized.” -Allan Armitage
One thing I love most about gardening is that with every plant, every tree and every shrub brings about new vision and new hope. The beginning of the month is a perfect time for new vision and new hope.
Today, we are going to look at garden tips that are perfect for the month of August. You can bookmark this page and come back to it time and time when you are planning your vision of your landscape.
Have you spotted powdery mildew spots on your plant or tree leaves?
Today is Beginner Gardener Wednesday which is our latest series. Every Wednesday, we provide easy-to-grow plants, trees and landscaping ideas. Today we are sharing about how to defeat a common garden disease.
My friends recently went out of town and they asked if I could help with their garden. They even said I can keep all the vegetables from the gardens that were ready to pick during this time. Of course I was on board.
Are you looking to add a little something extra to your landscape?
Do you want a more privacy without a putting up a fence?
At times, it is nice to have a little more privacy in your back yard. While most people may want more privacy, they many not necessarily want to put up a fence. There is another option that offers privacy to our homes and also adds a little something extra to our backyard.
Today, we are looking a 3 hedges that are can do all of that for us. These hedges are beautiful and have the ability to offer you the kind of privacy you want without cutting you off completely for the neighborhood.
What a perfect week for gardening it has been with cooler temperatures, a little rain and now it’s time to head into the weekend. We might have the perfect weekend project for you. Have you ever grown your own turnips?
Turnips are fast growing vegetables that thrive in cooler temperatures. They are low in calories and are an excellent source of vitamins like vitamin C, anti-oxidants, minerals, and dietary fiber. Turnips are described as tasting like raw cabbage or brussel sprouts with a pungent bite like a radish.
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
~ Thomas Jefferson”
Today is Wednesday and that means it’s time for the Beginner Gardening Challenge. Every Wednesday, we post an article that is targeted for all of our beginner gardeners out there.
Are You New to Gardening? Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?
When you have never gardened before, it can feel overwhelming. We want to help you to not feel overwhelmed by providing information on easy to grow, plants, trees, and flowers. Today, we are looking at hydrangeas.
Are you wondering what that little critter is on your cabbage?
Would you like help in identifying garden pests?
For most of the country this week, it is going to be perfect gardening weather. If it is perfect weather for you and me, you can bet it is going to be perfect for little critters everywhere.
It is important to know what you are looking for when you’re trying to identify garden pests. Let’s take a look at different pests that could be in your garden and what you can do to help your plants to stand against them.