Bee house DIY gardening

What’s the secret to enjoying more blooms and greater harvests? Pollination! To increase the pollination of your garden plants, consider getting a backyard bee house for native solitary bees! Bee houses are similar to bird houses, but instead of attracting birds, they attract native solitary bee species. Unlike honey bees, these solitary bees are extremely…

Window Sill Gardening

You can start your green thumb this year by beginning your garden in the window! There are a few important benefits to growing some plants indoors. The main one is that your garden is almost completely protected against pests and bad weather. It can also brighten up any room if you add colorful plants along…

Growing Herbs in Water

No garden? No Space? No Problem! You can grow your own indoor herb garden without a pinch of soil! Even if you live in an apartment with nothing more than a tiny back porch or balcony, there is still room to grow some fragrant herbs. All you need is water, sunlight, and a place for…

Container Gardening for Beginners

Everyone has the time and the space to have a garden. No matter how busy you are or how small your yard or even if you don’t have a yard at all, you surely have room for a plant-filled container or two. Container gardening is quickly becoming one of the most popular growing techniques. How…

Caring for Cacti

The cactus family includes a large variety of succulent plants that vary size and color. Some grow into tall columns, reaching up to 50 feet high, while others are only a few inches high and well-suited for growing in pots. These mini-cacti generally produce brightly colored flowers and take on interesting shapes. You can buy…