Top Gardening Tips for Beginners

Gardening Tips for Beginners

If you’ve recently taken up gardening, or want to try your hand at it, you’re in the right place! To give you helping hand, we’ve put together our top gardening tips for beginners. From making sure you have the right tools to choosing the right plants, read our essential beginners’ gardening guide before you get […]

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How to Use Less Plastic in Your Garden

Plastic Free Gardening Tips

Plastic can be a very useful material in the garden but it comes at a high cost to wildlife and the environment. Like many gardeners, if you’re keen to do your bit for the planet, read on for our top tips on how to reduce the single-use plastic in your garden. How to reduce the […]

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How to Grow Citrus Plants

 There’s nothing like having fresh citrus in your yard or home. Lemons, limes, oranges and kumquats all make good outdoor fruit trees in warm climates. Some of these are fine as indoor plants as well. Even if you don’t get much fruit, the fragrant flower’s scent and edible leaves make growing citrus worthwhile. I grow […]

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Clever Gardening Ideas for Small Spaces

There are plenty of ways to make gardening in small spaces more efficient, from growing plants in containers to growing a vertical garden or climbing plants. Let’s take a closer look at these small space gardening ideas! TOP 3 SMALL SPACE GARDENING IDEAS PLANT A VERTICAL GARDEN Vertical gardening is a great way to add greenery […]

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What to Do in the Garden in November

Its November! The days are getting shorter and the weather’s getting colder. So this month the focus shifts from planting and growing to protecting plants and structures from the wilder weather to come. Read on to find out which essential November gardening jobs you should be doing this month! RAISE POTS OFF THE GROUND It’s important to […]

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Bring Herbs Indoors for Fall and Winter

As the calendar turns to fall, it’s not time to give up on your garden yet. There are plenty of days ahead for growing outdoors. But it is a time to have a plan for prized plants when the weather really turns cold. Some plants can be brought indoors in fall before the cold to […]

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How to Keep Insects Away – Organic Garden Pest Control

We aren’t the only creatures in the garden interested in our vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Insects are coming into their own in summer looking for something to eat, lay eggs on and basically devour. There’s nothing worse than pampering your roses, basil or broccoli, only to have them munched on by insects. Not all insects […]

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How To Plant A Vegetable Succession Garden

fall A Vegetable Succession Garden

Come mid-summer many vegetable gardeners are ready to store away their seeds and hang up their trowels for the season. In actuality, August is a great month to plant many vegetables a second time around– either in the ground or in a container. Take advantage of the cooler weather and grow fresh, matured veggies in […]

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What to Do In The Garden This June

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June is prime time for gardening – the sun’s out, the temperature is warm (for the most part!) and growing season for plants is in full swing. So if you’re feeling green-fingered, check out our list of the essential jobs to do in the garden in June! WHAT TO DO IN THE GARDEN THIS MONTH […]

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Vertical Gardening With Climbing Plants


A simple solution for small space and container gardeners looking to maximize their growing space is to grow climbers. Name any type of plant and there’s a climber you can grow.  Shrubs, such as roses; woody vines, such as wisteria; perennial flowers, such as clematis and mandevilla; and annual flowers, such as nasturiums and morning […]

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How to Grow Big, Tall Sunflowers

Sunflowers are one of the most strikingly beautiful summer plants – they add a vibrant splash of color to any garden and nothing else says ‘summer’ quite like them! Under the right conditions, they’re also surprisingly easy to grow and fun to plant with kids. Read on to find out how to grow sunflowers in […]

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How to Grow Tomatoes in Containers

How to Grow Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable to grow, but not everyone feels like they have the room and space to plant them. For those space challenged gardeners or gardeners with physical limitations, growing tomatoes in a container is the solution. With new, dwarf varieties, better container technology, and some expert guidance, growing tomatoes on a […]

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Easy DIY Vertical Herb Garden

DIY Vertical Herb Garden

There’s nothing like having fresh herbs to add to spring and summer meals. But every so often I’m looking for fresh oregano, thyme or basil to add to a dish, and have to walk out to the garden to harvest it. Why not bring the herbs closer to the kitchen? How to start a vertical […]

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How to Take Care of Houseplants

Houseplants are hot, especially among millennial gardeners. Having houseplants boosts your mood, cleans the indoor air and increases your sense of well being. But while the idea of having plants around your home or apartment is appealing, many people struggle caring for them. Depending on your houseplant, they may need little care or lots of […]

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Simple Seed Starting

Indoor seed starting is not as popular as buying transplants at the garden center, but there are advantages to starting your own seeds indoors. First of all, it can save you lots of money. A packet of tomato seeds costs less than $5 and will yield dozens of plants, depending on the variety. A pack […]

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