Aquaponics food production is a type of farming system that may be just what the world needs. Different from traditional cultivation in many ways, this, perhaps is the solution to the imminent global food crisis and looming hunger in developing countries. How does it work and what are its benefits?
An honest and comprehensive beginner guide to building a garden box (raised bed garden) including materials, mistakes, and step-by-step instructions.
Choosing plants good for the bedroom can be a problem. This article will help you decide whether it's possible or worthwhile and, if the answers are yes, what kinds of plants would work.
It's all about the soothing, calming blue color! These five tropical vines with spectacular blue flowers will transform your garden into a relaxing tropical sanctuary.
Malabar spinach, although not a true spinach, tastes like it and grows during the heat of the summer when your true spinach has finished.
How much sunlight do spider plants need? This article is a guide on their sunlight requirements. Read on to find out how you could best replicate the ideal growing environment at home.
These North American native wildflowers will make your garden better in very cold climates. They will do extremely well in extended cold winter conditions, blooming nicely in the warmer months and surviving harsh winters.with ease.
Brussels sprouts look like little cabbages. They grow best in cool weather and actually taste better after a light frost.
Add color to your fall garden and brighten your day with perennial late-blooming plants that return each fall.
Endangered native wildflowers are good for the environment and good for gardeners. They are also very easy to grow. These plants will make your garden better than the flowers often sold in garden stores.
The yellow wildflowers listed here—including coreopsis, yellow violet, St. John's wort and others—might best be described as garden ambassadors. They give gardeners a great introduction to the concept of growing native plants.
Whether they are on the farm or in a city lot, trees are an important part of the ecosystem. Planting even a single tree can make a big difference.
Prairie plants will make your garden better because they are are adaptable to a wide range of conditions and surprisingly versatile. They have extensive root systems, tough stems, and super-hardy constitutions.
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is a native wildflower that is easy to grow in the home garden.
Whether a true native plant or a garden center cultivar, bee balm is a garden favorite.
Growing milkweed will make your garden better by attracting monarchs, adapting to many conditions, and providing a wide range of other benefits. Once considered an annoying weed, milkweed is now a desirable garden plant.
Agapanthus can lend a tropical touch to your landscape. In colder climates, it can be grown indoors as a houseplant.
Not until its flowers bloom does the meaning of its name become clear, as the flower of the starburst bush resembles a shooting star. The pretty, bunchy flowers make it appealing to folks searching for unique ornamental flowers.
You can make your garden better by planting flowers in the winter. Hardy perennial flowers will germinate on their own and grow nicely from December through April. All it takes is knowledge of some basic principles.
Coreopsis is the name for a varied group of perennial wildflowers that can bring many assets to any home flower garden. These native plants need very little water, bloom repeatedly with deadheading, and make strong healthy foliage that stays green well past the first frost.
European nightcrawlers are the red wigglers' bigger cousins. A single Euro will eat more than a single red, but reds tend to develop higher populations. Due to their size, Euros are somewhat easier to use as bait for fishing.
COVID-19 has forced would-be plant swappers and sellers to get creative. Here are some starting points for you to sell or trade plants, safely.
You've propagated your plants, and you've decided to sell. So what are they worth?
If you don't have one of these adorable little monsters, you're missing out on one of the quirkiest, low-maintenance, and most useful houseplant roommates our planet has to offer.