It's amazing how much water can be collected from just one rainstorm. Don't waste tap water keeping your garden green. Instead, make the most of those rainy days by harvesting water for your garden with your own backyard rain barrel.Read Full Story
Gardening is one of America's favorite pastimes that is so much harder than it looks. If you're tired of killing one beautiful plant after another, take a beat and listen to what the experts have to say about cultivating your green thumb.Read Full Story
Growing your own food is cheap, sustainable and having the plants around spruces up even the dreariest room. Here are 11 edible plants that are super easy to grow inside or outside, in cities and suburbs, regardless of your past gardening disasters. As a bonus, they can all be used in your next salad.Read Full Story
Egan Davis, chief educator at the University of British Columbia's horticulture training program, told CBC news that a green lawn isn't all it's cracked up to be. A not-so-perfectly manicured lawn isn't just easier; it's more eco-friendly too, since it takes less water and fewer chemicals to keep it looking nice.Read Full Story
Gardening is not just a hobby for your grandmother anymore.18- to 35-year-olds will be the largest age group digging in the dirt this year! As these generation Y-ers start to settle down and purchase homes, they are more likely to tackle DIY projects and spend time outdoors. Here are the trends they're following to have the most happening gardens in the neighborhood.Read Full Story
Add an exotic touch to your garden with quick-growing Asian greens. Many of the popular Asian greens such as bok choy, mizuna and tatsoi are excellent sources of calcium, vitamins A, C and K, and fiber. Since many of the Asian greens grow well in cooler weather, autumn is the perfect time to plant them in your garden.Read Full Story
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