by Michelle Smith Gardening is a rewarding activity that brings us closer to nature, but it can also be physically demanding. One essential accessory that can make gardening more comfortable and enjoyable is a gardening stool. But why spend money on a commercial product when … [Read more...]
20 Varieties of Caladium You Should Consider Growing
By Jennifer Poindexter Are you looking for a shade-friendly plant that brightens up darker spaces? If so, caladium could be the plant for this part of your landscape. These plants produce foliage which range in design and color. I’m going to discuss the two main types of … [Read more...]
Biggest Gardening Problems and Mistakes for Beginners – and the Solutions!
by Michelle Smith Most gardeners learn by example or read about gardening and then get out and do it. But they can still make some common mistakes. Here are some common garden mistakes and possible solutions. Gardening Problem: Planting Garden Plants Too Early Even the … [Read more...]
What is a trap crop?
Question: What is a trap crop for home gardeners? I've heard the term mentioned in discussions about organic gardening methods, but I'm not exactly sure what it means. Can you please explain? - Laura D. Gardening Channel Replies: A trap crop, also known as a sacrificial crop, … [Read more...]
How to Keep Snakes Out of Your Garden
by Matt Gibson If you're trying to keep snakes out of your garden, we certainly don't blame you. Unfortunately snakes love to hang out in areas that are covered in a dense array of plants. They are drawn to spots where there is plenty of foliage that can serve as camouflage … [Read more...]