Tips for Better Soil Quality

Is your grass looking a little sparse, garden not growing, or vegetable yields lower than expected? If so, poor soil quality might be to blame. Having rich …
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Tips for Growing and Maintaining Beautiful Crapemyrtle

Crapemyrtle produces vivid flowers in a variety of colors, making it a favorite for numerous landscaping purposes. In Maryland and surrounding regions, it can …
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How to Keep Your Garden Alive During a Hot Spell

The dog days of summer can get mighty toasty, and just as your garden is starting to thrive, the heat can cause those lovely leaves to wilt, or worse, get leaf …
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Collect Rainwater to Save Money

Money may not grow on trees, but if you have a rain barrel, it sure does fall from the sky! Collecting rainwater is a smart idea for many reasons. First, it …
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Vines 101: Tips to Make Your Garden Grow

Varied and vivacious, vines are a wonderful addition to garden spaces. But before you add them to your landscape, you should do a little research to ensure …
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Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

It's a simple pleasure to see butterflies bobble and float through the air before landing gently on a flower in your yard. If you'd like to attract more of …
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Try Vertical Gardening

For those with the smallest outdoor space, it can be hard to see the possibilities to cultivate green and growing things. But even walls, tall fences and small …
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All About Monarchs

Where do monarchs lay their eggs? The butterfly lay their eggs on the underside of the leaves of the milkweed plant. If there is no milkweed, there can be no …
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Great Ground-Cover Choices for Landscaping

Those spaces between patio pavers. The area where the driveway ends and the landscaping begins. That backyard corner where the ground is too gravelly for much …
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4 Tips to Get Kids Involved in the Garden

Want to raise your kids as happy, veggie-loving individuals? Dig up a patch of earth in your backyard and let them help with their own garden plot! When kids …
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Common Houseplant Fertilizers: Which is Best for Me?

The fertilizer aisle at a garden center can seem daunting: there are so many options from which to choose! How do you know which fertilizer is best for your …
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3 Stunning Spring Plants to Brighten Up Your Garden

Want to brighten your garden or landscape for spring? Look no further. These stunning beauties will add splashes of lavish color throughout your yard so you …
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