Celebrate July 4th with these All-American Classics

  What’s Independence Day without a cook-out? To help you keep things simple this holiday, we've collected our favorite July 4th BBQ ideas that will hit a home …
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Bay-Wise Gardening Tips to Preserve the Chesapeake Bay

Did you know that stormwater runoff, water that reaches the bay after a rainstorm, is actually a huge cause of ocean pollution? This water carries litter, pet …
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The Ins and Outs of Composting

One of the best steps you can take to improve your garden this year is composting. It allows you to turn kitchen scraps like banana peels, eggshells, garden …
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Some Like it Hot! Best Vegetables to Grow in the Heat

Summer may be thought of as gardening season, but for certain vegetables, midsummer is just too hot. Veggies like broccoli, spinach, and lettuce, as well as …
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How to Plant a Pizza Garden

You don’t have to live on a farm to grow your own food. A new trend called food-scaping combines edible gardening and landscaping to maximize beauty and …
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Introduce Your Kids to Gardening with 7 Unusual Plants

"Plant a garden!” might not be the first thing your kids say when you ask them what they want to do on a Saturday afternoon, but it can be fun, and it has …
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5 Herbs You Can Grow & Use at Your Next BBQ

Homegrown herbs are a great way to make any backyard bbq special. They add a lot of flavor to your cooking and are sure to impress your guests!
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How to Make Your Backyard a Butterfly Oasis

There’s nothing that adds beauty and interest to your garden like butterflies, so why not create a garden specifically to attract them?
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Tiny Gardens for Tiny Spaces

Just because you live in a small space doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy gardening. Whether you want to grow cherry tomatoes with your kids or some herbs to add …
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Be an Edible Garden Guru

There are so many benefits to growing your own food, from increased flavor to taking control of what your food is exposed to. Plus, anyone can do it! 
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Cocktail Garden Garnishes for Memorial Day

It may be a little early for your garden to provide a full meal for a Memorial Day cookout, but you can still harvest plenty of fresh flavor for finishing …
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5 Tips to Help Plants Survive Your Vacation

Summertime often means going on vacation, taking trips and spending extended periods of time away from home.  If you’re an avid gardener this can spell trouble.
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