Pickup Truck Bed Tie Downs – Easiest Way to Secure Cargo

Truck Bed Tie Downs What's the quickest and simplest truck bed tie downs for securing your truck and trailer cargo loads? Anyone who's had to use a tarp to...

Dwarf Fruit Trees for Your Backyard Orchard

You may be surprised to discover how many trees you can grow in a small backyard with dwarf fruit trees, columnar varieties, espalier trees...

The Pawpaw – a True American Fruit Tree

Have you heard of the pawpaw fruit? The Pawpaw, Asimina triloba, is the largest edible wild fruit native to the USA and can be found...

The Unstoppable David, Defies Disability, Invents Soil Sifter

Turning diabetes disability into productive inventor and gardener. By David Havard I started gardening two springs ago when I became disabled due to diabetes and classified...

Tomato Plant Diseases and How to Avoid Them

There is nothing like picking your own vine-ripened tomatoes to give you a sense of accomplishment as a gardener. Bursting with flavor and available...

Square Foot Gardening – Benefits and How To

Mel Bartholomew 1931 - 2016 The founding father of Square Foot Gardening, also known as SFG, Mel Bartholomew died on 4/28/16 at the age of...

Natural Mosquito Repellent and Medicinal, Catnip – Not Just for Cats

Catnip is for people too, with many uses and benefits. Catnip - Nepeta cataria Everyone knows that most cats love catnip, but fewer realize that catnip...

Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy Relief and Prevention

Poison Ivy rash can be excruciating. The itchy red bumpy raised areas that can eventually ooze icky liquid can show up from a few hours...

Grow Herbs Year Round for Seasoning with Medicinal Benefit

Fresh herbs are wonderful to use in the kitchen to enhance flavor and nutritional value of any dish. Buying planters to sit on a kitchen...

Herb Gardening: a Beginner’s Guide to Growing Herbs

Planning an Herb Garden Herb gardening is a great way to get started gardening. Herbs are something you can grow year round indoors on a windowsill...