gardening

Completed straw bale garden in schoolyard - Schoolyard garden

Schoolyard Garden: Minnesota’s Straw Bale Garden Managed by Kids

  NAME: Karen Gray/Gideon Pond Elementary LOCATION: Burnsville, Minnesota NUMBER OF BALES: 16 CROPS: ...

Three potted cactus plants on a table - Want to grow healthy plants?

Want to Grow Healthy Plants? Take Advantage of Natural Light

The four exposures and sunlight The four exposures in our homes have very specific ...

Grey water garden with rain water capture system - 10 tips for water-conscious garden design

10 Tips for Water-Conscious Garden Design

Everyone wants to have a beautiful green garden, full of exotic plants that cover ...

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How to grow greenhouse hydroponic tomatoes

Planting density When growing greenhouse tomatoes, it’s important to use the proper planting density. ...

Wilted flowers

Keeping Your Plants Cool When the Mercury Climbs

Everybody’s looking for a way to stay cool this summer, but while we’re drinking ...

Vegetable from late season gardening

Loving the Late Season Garden

When the nights start to get a little cooler, most gardeners take that as ...

Bird of paradise

Beat the Winter Blues with Tropical Plants

Where I live, the winters are long, cold, wet and horrid—they’re enough to make ...

Watering plants

Water, Water Everywhere: Forming Your Greenhouse Watering Plan

Well, it’s almost that time again—growing season. That means suddenly finding your greenhouse stuffed ...