Category: Gardening

How to Spot Garden Myths vs. Facts

The fall season’s mild temperatures make for the perfect opportunity to refresh your outdoor space. There’s a lot of information out there, so we’re here to help you spot garden gimmicks and find products and solutions that will actually benefit your home & lawn. We share the facts behind common home & lawn care myths … Continued

Head Back-to-School with Simple Garden Projects

Back-to-school season means new curriculum, school supplies and afterschool activities, but it doesn’t have to mean giving up quality time with your kids. Teaming up on simple home & lawn care projects like gardening can be a fun way to stay connected as summer comes to an end.   Here are a few garden projects … Continued

Your Moon Phase Guide to Planting Success

Beginning a new garden project can be intimidating, but according to sources like the Farmer’s Almanac, achieving your garden goals can be as easy as looking to the night sky. Gardening by Moon Phases may be a growing trend, but it has been used by farmers and gardeners for hundreds of years to produce larger … Continued

Scope Out the Pests Harming your Dream Garden

Your gardening hard work provides tangible payouts, including therapeutic benefits and an aesthetically pleasing outdoor space. So, what can you do to protect this reward from unwanted pests? When identifying and treating garden pests, it’s important to note your region may be more susceptible to certain pests than others. An integrated pest management (IPM) approach … Continued

Plant a Bee-Friendly Garden

With more than 75 percent of flowering plants in need of pollination, it’s important to know how you can support pollinator health. One way we can attract pollinators, like bees, to our own backyards is by creating an inviting habitat for them to thrive. In honor of Pollinator Week – June 17-23, we’re sharing tips … Continued

5 Steps to a Garden Re-Do After Summer Scorch

Scorching summer temperatures are quick to turn your once colorful garden into a brown and rigid eye-sore. Give your green thumb a second chance with these tips to help your late-summer and early-fall garden come back strong: Master the Art of Watering During warm months, watering plants can be a balancing act, especially when peak … Continued

Shake It Up for Mother’s Day with Fresh Herbs

Mother’s Day brunch and cocktails go hand-in-hand, and the only thing better than a delicious drink with mom is one that’s made with a gift from you. Fresh herbs are the gift that keep on giving, doubling as a pop of greenery and homegrown entertaining staple. Not to mention, they’re a living reminder of how … Continued

Turn your Home & Garden Into a Plant-Filled Sanctuary

Plants are an easy addition to spruce up spaces in and around your home, making it warm and full of life. Well-placed plants can transform spaces, purify the air and add a restful ambiance to your home and garden – and studies show that being around greenery improves concentration, boosts your mood and reduces stress … Continued

4 Vacation Spots to Inspire Your Outdoor Design

You don’t need to travel around the globe for a relaxing escape. Create a backyard modeled after some of the trendiest vacation spots and settle in for a nice staycation. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Paint your yard with the colors of the Dutch countryside by incorporating tulips into your home and garden. You can still enjoy spring’s … Continued

Create a Garden that will Love You Back

You may have heard how the popular relationship book, “The Five Love Languages” by Dr. Gary Chapman, influences you as a partner, but how about in your yard? This Valentine’s Day, channel your love language in your garden, lawn and other green spaces around your home. Whether you prefer to express love through words of … Continued

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