Attract Beneficial Insects to Your Garden

For years, well-meaning gardeners routinely maimed, swatted, sprayed, and squished every bug they could get their hands on. However, careful observation of nature and the move to organic practices have shown that encouraging beneficial insects is one way to give Mother Nature a hand. Lets look at three common beneficials, and how to attract them to your garden: Beetles You […]

Top 10 Plants causing Allergies and Hay Fever

Hay fever, which is also called allergic rhinitis, is a common allergy illness that causes sneezing, a runny nose, and itchy eyes. It happens when the immune system of the body reacts to allergens such as dust mites, pollen, or animal dander. One of the most typical allergens that cause hay fever is pollen. To fertilize other plants of the […]

10 Facts about a Compost Tumblers

A specialized container used for composting organic material is called a compost tumbler. Typically, it is a cylindrical drum with a rotating mechanism that is mounted on a stand. For home gardeners and small-scale farmers, compost tumblers are a popular option since they make the composting process quick and convenient. A compost tumbler’s ease of use is one of its […]

How to control Cucumber Beetle in your garden

Cucumber beetles are a big problem in vegetable gardens. They can hurt a lot of different plants, like cucumbers, squash, melons, and pumpkins. These little beetles can be striped, yellow, green, or about 1/4 inch long. They can be observed eating the leaves, stems, and fruit of plants when they are most active, which is in the warmer months. There […]

How to treat Soil borne fungus disease

Diseases caused by fungi in the soil are a common problem in horticulture, farming, and home gardening. The fungi that cause these diseases attack the roots, stems, and leaves of plants, resulting in significant harm and even death. Among the most prevalent fungi-related illnesses transmitted through the soil are: Fusarium wilt: A variety of plants, including tomatoes, peppers, and roses, […]

January Gardening To do List

Provided is a list of tasks you need to perform in your garden during January. Please understand your gardening zone which is identified in the menu above. Look for Hardiness Zones. Zone 1 Order seed and nursery catalogs Check dahlia and canna roots for plumpness, freedom from mold Check house plants for mites, mealybugs, and scale Cut back on feeding […]

Spring Garden and January Gardening Tips

Janus, who lends his name to the month of January, was the dual-faced  Roman god of gates and doors.  He also was called the god of beginnings as it  was commonly believed that you needed to go through a door or gate in order  to enter a new place or beginning. The god was depicted as looking forward and backwards […]

Watering Houseplants – January Gardening Tips

Watering houseplants properly, checking them for spider mites regularly, and ordering seeds early are some of the gardening activities for this month. Feel the soil of your houseplants.  When it’s dry an inch or so deep, apply enough water so it comes out the bottom drainage hole. The larger the pot, the longer you can wait in between watering.  If […]

What to Do in January Gardening

What to Do in January Gardening Nature reflects the color of the spirit. Beauty is not confined to season nor to region. The gardens of Georgia or of Florida are perpetually in bloom, but are they more beautiful than northern gardens in winter, where imagination sorts the beautiful tracery of tree branches into designs few artists have approached in their […]

Your Christmas Poinsettia Can Bloom Again

This is a question often heard shortly after the new year starts and the colorful braces on this favorite Christmas flower have begun to fade and fall leaving only the sickly yellow flowerets to exude their sticky juice on window sill or flower stand. Many people will answer their own questions by setting their poinsettia on the back porch where […]