How to plant a vegetable garden

Planning is crucial to a successful vegetable garden. Here are a few things to consider when laying out your garden: TIMING: Relate choices and the...

Wonderful compost - by Albert Mondor

When the soil in a flower bed is left to itself, it degrades and compacts, making the cultivation of ornamental plants more difficult. To counter...

Pizza Patch – Get Kids Growing

A child’s existing passions provides one of your best opportunities to get them involved in the garden.  Love to cook?  Plant a pizza garden of...

A guide on moving seedlings

Moving your precious seedlings into the garden is one of the most nerve-wracking times of the growing season. You don’t want to be too hard...

Tips for growing in sandy soil

Because of its loose structure, sand does not hold on to nutrients well. Water runs through sand very easily, washing away nutrients with it. ...

Tips on starting plants from seeds

For many people, it's the preferred way to begin a garden. If you only draw on local resources of bedding and potted plants, you're likely...

Vegetable insects

CUTWORM These large hairless caterpillars, that are Gray, brown or black will chew on young plants, frequently severing the stems off near the ground. Surface feeding...