Apple tree espalier

Small yard? Colder climate? Try espalier! Many people would love to grow fruit trees, but for the space it takes and the warmer climate and higher growing zones needed. Even dwarf fruit trees can take up a lot of space...

Transform Used CDs Into Light Catchers, Windchimes and Bird-chasers Here are some crafty garden ideas for what to do with used CDs. And more than artsy, they're also functional. Helen Joe, from the Gardens All Facebook community says: "We hang them all...

Tomato Stakes Made of Wire and Bamboo Stakes We dedicate a lot of growing space to tomatoes in the GardensAll gardens. Most of them are being grown in straw bales, but we also have some growing in bags, self watering tubs, cinder...

No Garden? No Problem! If you don't have a yard, or only have a small yard, no problem! You can still grow food! Okay, so it may not replace your produce bill at the grocery store, but it will give...

Vertical Garden Tower and Composter for Indoors or Outdoors We love the idea of the Vertical Garden Tower and Composter for indoor growing in winter, and on the deck or patio for summer to keep herbs and microgreens at hand year round....

Like many gardeners, we began watering our plots with overhead sprinklers. To compensate for the occasional lapse of memory, we set up automatic sprinkler timers. The cheap mechanical water timers often failed so we upgraded to the electronic sprinkler timers, which...

Fire Pit for Backyard Gatherings Gardeners are nature lovers who typically favor sitting outside in the evenings when the days are longer. The porch or yard is our "5th room"... that place where we lounge contentedly, surveying the gardens and landscape we've...
okra flower, okra plant

When to Plant Okra We've been watching the soil temperature, waiting for it to get warm enough here in NC for planting okra. The soil needs to be at more than 60℉, and thanks to some very warm days, we...

Every gardener grows tomatoes. Even folks who don't have the time or space for a garden, are growing tomatoes in pots on their patio or deck. We love 'em in pasta sauce, in salads, and salsas, on pizzas and tomato sandwiches, and fresh...

How to keep deer out of the garden. Back in the day when we had a landscaping business in Asheville, NC, one of our Biltmore Forest customers asked us to do something about the deer destroying her prized hostas and...