How to Compost For Your Vegetable Garden

Do you know how to compost so you can achieve “black gold”? When compost items decompose it becomes the beneficial, soil-improving material your plants need. Composting is really very easy and the best thing you can give your garden each year. When you start a compost, you want to make sure it is built with […]

Planning a Vegetable Garden This Summer? What You Should Do Now

Anyone planning a vegetable garden knows that what you do before summer can have a big effect on how your garden grows. There are many things you can do now to ensure your vegetable gardening this summer is productive. Now is the perfect time to get started – the snow is gone, the rain is […]

Top 10 Natural Ways to Remove Garden Pests

Ever thought that removing pests from the garden naturally and safely is nearly impossible? Well, think again! Here are ten natural, non-toxic and safe ways to remove those pesky lil’ critters. Gardening with children can be such a rewarding experience – I know I love spending time together with them learning about science, life, and patience. But […]

Organic Gardening: Use Egg Shells to Deter Slugs and Snails

Did you know you can get rid of slugs and snails with eggs shells? It’s very effective, organic, green, and even adds fertilizer to the soil! I have something in common with slugs…we both love hostas and vegetable gardens. But there is one thing we do not both like – eggs. I love the insides of eggs, but […]

Easy Solution to Kill Ant Piles – Club Soda!

Today’s post is short and easy, which is sometimes just what we all need! Did you know you can knock out an entire ant pile with just club soda? Yup, it’s true! When we first moved into our new house this spring, my kids were out playing in the driveway and they started to scream. […]

Vinegar as an All Natural Weed Killer

When I first read that vinegar can actually kill weeds, I was so excited! This wonder liquid that I already use all over the house in my homemade cleaning supplies can also be used in my garden? SCORE! Will Vinegar Work? But I was skeptical so checked with gardening guru, Walter Reeves first, to find out […]