Pruning Lavender, Sage and Other Subshrubs
Learn how to prune lavender, sage, thyme, geranium, wormwood, and other subshrubs to keep plants healthy, growing well, and looking good.
The Lazy Gardener: 22 time and effort saving gardening tips
Successful gardening is about being smart with your time and energy. Use these effort-saving gardening tips to grow a low-maintenance vegetable garden
PUT VINEGAR ON YOUR PLANTS AND THIS WILL HAPPEN
We all love vinegar in our kitchen but after reading this post, you will also love vinegar in your garden. White vinegar is like a pandora box when it
How to Grow Bigger Hostas
Hostas make an amazing addition to any home garden, but this one weird little trick will show you how to grow bigger hostas with just one ingredient! The secret ingredient? Epsom salts! Epsom salts is hydrated magnesium sulfate and it consists of 10% magnesium and 13% sulfur. Both of these are essential nutrients for plants to grow bigger and healthier, therefore using Epsom salts on your plants is a no-brainer! But how to grow bigger hostas using Epsom salts? Keep reading to find out! How…
Ask Mavis - Beneficial Flowers for a Vegetable Garden to Deter Pests and Attract Good Bugs - One Hundred Dollars a Month
I have the most amazing readers, and most of the time, it is me learning from you, but every once in awhile, someone sends in a question that I think, “Hey, I bet lots of people would love to know the answer to that.” So, I am going to try to feature some of your […]
Sunnydaze Raised Wood Garden Bed Planter Box with Shelf, 30-Inch Tall
Find some classic planter choices like the Sunnydaze Raised Wood Garden Bed Planter Box with Shelf, 30-Inch Tall from Serenity Health & Home Decor.
8 Places to Find Free Gardening Containers - One Hundred Dollars a Month
Looking to start some little seedlings indoors but not really wanting to shell out your cold hard cash for containers? Never fear. Mavis’ freebie suggestions are here! There really are so many awesome places to choose from when looking for free garden containers to plant seeds in. I’ll also toss some free containers I get […]
Expert Gardener Shares 22 Beautiful Backyard Patio Ideas. They’re Stunning!
We all love spending time outside with our family and friends. In the spring and summer, our patios are the place to be. So, why have a boring patio when yours could be the talk of the town? Here are DIY measures you can take to turn your patio into a magical outdoor oasis of...
How to Get Rid of Ground Moles with Dawn Soap - Crafty Little Gnome
Learn how to get rid of ground moles with dawn soap and castor oil. This easy recipe will deter moles, voles, gophers and rodents naturally.
How to Grow Tomatoes from Seeds
Grow tomatoes from seeds with our detailed guide. Learn how to choose the variety right for you, then plant, water, and feed it for a successful growing season.
8 Fast Growing Early Tomato Varieties to Try This Year
If you have a short growing season- or you just hate waiting- these 8 fast-growing, early tomato varieties will have you harvesting in less than 60 days!
80 Best DIY Raised Garden Beds
Choose from more than 80 of these DIY Raised Garden Bed ideas. There are ideas for every budget, skill level and time frame.