5 Reasons to Plant Perennials This Fall

I feel like I'm treading on slippery ground here with today's article. I mean, come on, everybody knows spring is the normal planting time for perennials, and here I am wanting to give you 5 reasons to plant those perennials this coming fall instead. But before you think about skipping this article, remember we've become friends … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Plant Perennials This Fall

How To Grow Bonsai Trees For Beginners|Guest Post by Kaizen Bonsai

The art of growing bonsai might seem intimidating to many, but do not be put off, as even people who aren’t considered to be ‘green-fingered’ can grow them. All that’s required is a bit of patience and care.

4 Colorful Flowers for Your Garden or Patio This Fall

Recently, we talked about succulent vegetables you can enjoy planting in your garden this approaching fall. Today, we are focusing on the flowering species that are best suited to the autumn season. The fall season is usually a vibrant one characterized with lots and lots of beautiful colors and an enjoyable ambiance. Whether you're a … Continue reading 4 Colorful Flowers for Your Garden or Patio This Fall

9 DIY Ideas for Autumn Patio Decor

Every season demands its own special decoration to highlight or emphasize its inherent characteristics. Autumn is no different and today we are going to check out 9 DIY ideas for decorating your patio this fall. A classic fall decoration combo is the pumpkin and mums duo. You know fall (and Halloween) is around the corner … Continue reading 9 DIY Ideas for Autumn Patio Decor

DIY Raised Beds For An Organic Garden |Guest Post: Arold Augustin

DIY raised beds can give you instant gratification. Growing your own food is one of the most satisfying things a gardener can do. If you would like to transform your garden into a productive and beautiful place that can provide for you and your household, one of the things you will have to do is think about creating the growing spaces required.

6 Vegetables to Plant in Your Fall Garden

Fall is just around the corner, and today we are looking at 6 vegetables to plant in your fall garden. If you are wondering what the hurry is all about as summer won't end for at least a month and some days, it's because autumn is your last chance to get fresh juicy vegetables from … Continue reading 6 Vegetables to Plant in Your Fall Garden

4 Tips On How To Prepare The Garden For Fall Vegetables

As summer continues, I am shifting focus to prepare the garden for fall vegetables that I will plant soon. Here are 4 tips on turning your summer garden into a fall vegetable harvest.

6 Ways to Upcycle an Old Chair

Continuing with our upcycling trend, we'd be looking at 6 ways to upcycle an old chair. For those of us who are still not sure of the difference between recycling and upcycling, we had a post solely focused on that last week. Do check it out. It's fun and educating! Upcycling simply means transforming or … Continue reading 6 Ways to Upcycle an Old Chair

Growing Pains: Facing The Challenges of Urban Gardening | Guest Post By: Bob Gorman

Growing numbers of people are becoming convinced of the importance of eating locally- grown food. Considering that most of the world's populations live in cities, it is no coincidence that interest in urban gardening is growing.