Front yard vegetable gardens

Front yard vegetable gardens and garden landscaping you can do in spite of HOAs. Flying into Atlanta on a nice sunny day, my window seat afforded a grand view of the expansive sprawl of subdivisions along the flight path. At about...

Unique Raised Beds with Instructions Whether you buy or build them, raised garden beds have numerous advantages and can be made out of many different materials. What you use and the style you choose just depends on your taste, budget and...
Epsom-salt-for-roses

Epsom salt uses are extensive... including in the garden! Epsom is most commonly thought of as a healing remedy for soaking tired feet or a hot restorative bath, but it can also be a wonderful supplement in your garden. Epsom salts do...

Growing Your Own Blueberries When it comes to blueberries, few things are better than picking blueberries fresh from your own garden and popping them straight into your mouth! Okay, blueberry pancakes are pretty high on the list too. Blueberries are an amazing,...

Over the years, we've experimented with numerous types of vertical garden ideas. Vertical Vegetable Garden We're on the cusp of a new season and given our small garden footprint, we absolutely need to maximize our space. Space is needed particularly for...

The Little Tree that Could The most popular indoor-outdoor citrus tree is the dwarf Meyer Lemon tree. You know when those wonderful catalogs roll into the mailbox in winter and you're looking longingly at those dazzling photos of luscious plants? Well, we were...

Lasagna Gardening Layers Forget your broad fork, turn off that tiller, and stop all that weeding! One of my favorite quotes is: "Just because it's always been done this way, doesn't mean it's the best way." The "it", in this case,...

Interview with Dr. Thomas Cowan's Garden We could spend days talking with Dr. Thomas Cowan! He has a tremendous wealth and breadth of information—not only in medical knowledge—but also in the nature, nutrition and life of plants. In this interview,...

Have you created your own garden oasis? If you'd like to share it with us on Facebook, we'll add it to this article for more to enjoy your landscape artistry. We'll include your name (unless you prefer to be anonymous)....

The Accidental Blackberry Farmer It's not unusual for an interest to turn into a business. That's what happened to Robert Hays of Hays Blackberry Farms. Bob loved blackberries, and a gift of 6 blackberry plants in 1999, were the beginning of...