July Gardening To do list

Provided is a list of tasks you need to perform in your garden during July. Please understand your gardening zone which is identified in the menu above. Look for Hardiness Zones. Zone 1 Reap herbs for maximum flavor by harvesting them as the first flower buds appear Lanky annuals need your help! Pinch them back now to encourage bushy growth […]

WATERING, WEEDING, AND OTHER JULY GARDENING TIPS

With the arrival of July and hotter weather, many gardeners leave the garden to fend for itself. Unfortunately, this doesn’t help the harvest. Although your planting may be done, to ensure good yields you need to spend time in the garden to water, weed, and check for insect pests. Some crops will benefit from a modest side dressing of nitrogen […]

Harvesting Produce and other July Gardening Tips

Growing butterfly milkweed, harvesting garden produce often, and keeping container plantings watered are some of the gardening activities for this month. Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is not a weed at all (a plant out of place that you don’t want in your garden). Better common names are butterfly or orange milkweed, as it is in the milkweed family, has orange […]

Invigorate Your Backyard Pool with These Top Garden Landscape Ideas

Take your creativity to your background pool. It’s a place where you spend time relaxing. So, the place must be designed to exude class and comfort. Don’t just make it an average place. It deserves better. You have invested money in building that pool. Congratulations. It’s time to go creative and inject more life into it. Wondering how? Well, this […]

How To Drive A Zero Turn Mower

A ride-on mower can be a great innovation to help you maintain your lawn, especially if you have a larger property. Of the many lawn mowers available, a zero turn mower is one of the most popular options, chosen because it’s smaller turning circle gives it higher manoeuvrability and makes it easier to reach difficult locations. However, many people can […]

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 […]

How to Incorporate Indoor Trees in Your Home Design

With the constant rise of global warming and pollution, the planet is in desperate need of more plants to keep the life on earth going. Plants not only add to the beauty of the place, they also release more oxygen into the environment and remove the harmful carbon dioxide from the air. Make your contribution towards the planet by including […]

Natural Controls for Common Insect Pests in the Garden

There are many different pests that can infest your garden and potentially your home. These range from aphids and caterpillars to ants and even spiders. Some ants are simply a nuisance, others, such as carpenter ants, can eat the wood in your home, effectively undermining the entire structure! If you think you have a pest issue then it’s important to […]

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 […]