The 7 Most Common Insect Pests You’ll Find in Your Garden

Having a garden at home can be advantageous for anyone. Who wouldn’t want to pick their own fresh fruits or vegetables from their own yard? Or perhaps admire and relax in a garden full of beautiful flowers or ornamental plants? As a gardener, nothing is more infuriating than watching your flora and fauna get eaten and destroyed by little insects […]

Gardening Articles

Home Gardening Seasonal articles to address your gardening desires We have received your emails and we know you want “more”. Please browse through our list of home gardening article categories below and let us know if they were of any help. Elisabeth Ginsburg, writes a weekly gardening column for three of the regional (Westchester, Connecticut and Long Island) sections of […]

Best Botanical Gardens In Europe To Visit

The summer has finally arrived and now is the time to start organizing lovely relaxing weekends away in Europe. If you an avid nature lover then you will want to spend your summer surrounded by some o the most exquisite gardens Europe has to offer. Botanical gardens in Europe are some of the most tranquil and relaxing places, perfect if […]

June Gardening To do list

Zone 1 Plant lettuce seedlings at intervals of every few weeks Prune and thin out spring-flowering shrubs after bloom is finished After their leaves yellow and dry up, divide and transplant spring bulbs Set out groundcover plants and start lawns Fertilize established lawns Consider container planting for warmth-loving vegetables (eggplant, tomatoes, peppers) Continue to protect tomato seedlings, especially during cold […]

Peony Tips for June

Peony Tips for June By G. W. PEYTON Sping was a long time coming this year. As a result it now looks as though few Peonies will be in bloom north of the Potomac and Ohio Rivers before June. Attention is called to the May Peony Tips, many of which are also applicable to June. Cultivate often enough to keep […]

Iris Flowers in June

Because spring was late in many places this year, it is likely that most Iris bloom will be crowded into June, except in the South. This will be the case for all types of Iris except the dwarfs and early intermediate bearded Irises whose blossoms will have passed. Early this month, Iris fanciers may enjoy the gorgeous blossoms of new […]

Top Jobs to do in Your Yard Before Summer Hits

With summer not far away, this is the perfect time to do a variety of jobs around the garden before the heat hits. Invest the time and energy now so your yard will be ready for entertaining and other summer activities. It might sound a bit daunting, but if you schedule time for yourself each week to get things done, […]

Bloodsuckers in Your Backyard

While you probably don’t need to look out for vampires, there are plenty of other creatures in the world that definitely do exist and definitely do feed on human blood. In fact, there are probably swarms of blood-sucking insects in your own backyard, just waiting for you to venture outside so they can chow down. Unfortunately, blood-sucking pests thrive in […]

5 steps to create a successful garden

Creating a new garden is fun and rewarding but you need to have a clear idea about what you want. Is it going to be a vegetable garden or are you going to plant exotic flowers? Whatever it will be, gardening should bring you a lot of satisfaction and joy. You can start digging and planting in the spring, but […]

What to Do in May Gardening

MAY is the joyous month of the year, when old and young are working in their gardens. Perennials are now coming into bloom, but the various bulbous flowers are putting forth every effort to distract our attention from their fair sisters. The unwise annuals are growing, preparing for their profusion of bloom, overlooking the fact that other plants are conserving […]