Just like humans, most plants are happier if they enjoy their neighbors. In this article, we will share the best companion planting for tomatoes, potatoes and brassicas.
How many of you aim to buy good, sustainable, organic food and vegetables? But do you think twice before buying indoor house plants from the corner shop? Is your Instagram feed overflowing with fantastic looking jungle plants? Perhaps you were wowed by a designer houseplant store, or envious of someone’s apartment jungle. I do for […]
By correctly pruning your blueberry bush(es), you will get a bigger, better, more beautiful berry harvest. But knowing how to prune a blueberry bush can seem a little daunting. We talk you through it!
Have you ever stood staring at the price of fresh herbs in the grocery store, wondering if you really want to spend that much? Luckily, there is an easy solution to the heartache brought on by throwing away money and wilted herbs: growing herbs at home.
Microgreens are truly a wonderful thing to start growing right now, this very minute, at home. Read ahead to understand more about the micro world and how to be the most successful with your first batches of babies.
Herbs are leafy friends that often pack a big punch of medicinal properties. Discover some of the best medicinal herbs to grow in your garden or your balcony.
We are solidly into fall, nearing the end of October: Duhn duhn duhn, cue the spooky music. In the summer months there is such a rush of energy, color, and aliveness that at some point it seems unreal that fall and winter are ahead. In the midst of the heat, it feels that summer must be endless.
Dealing with pests in your home garden can sometimes feel like you’re trying to protect your castle from an enemy you can’t even see. Things are finally growing and then WHAM, a rabbit who only comes out at night or a minute insect wipes out a good bit of your hard work in no time at all.
Pests are simply creatures that are going about their business, but their business happens to involve damaging a plant we have put our hearts and hard work into growing. One advantage to urban gardening is not having to worry about common garden pests like deer and rabbits, but unfortunately insects and other small creatures can make their way anywhere. Most are harmless, some are beneficial (pollination, eating other insects), but a few can cause real damage to our gardens and need attention.
There are so many things to consider when starting container gardening or expanding your collection. Types and numbers of plants to grow, where the plants will go, the soil, the watering, the timing, daydreaming about how beautiful they’re going to look!