DIY Greenhouse for Every Skill Level

A greenhouse provides a wealth of benefits for your home. They extend your growing season through the winter and prevent pests from destroying your plants. Plus, you can grow plants that aren’t native to your area. With time and the right resources, you’ll have a beautiful greenhouse in the comfort of your backyard. Read below for tips on how to build your very own DIY … Continue reading DIY Greenhouse for Every Skill Level

The Seasonal Garden Planting Calendar You Should Be Following

Planting and managing a garden is a fun family activity that gets you outside and enjoying your outdoor space. While gardening is exciting, it does take planning and research to know what to plant and when to do it. Whether you’re a novice or seasoned pro, a garden planting calendar is a helpful tool to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. Keep reading to … Continue reading The Seasonal Garden Planting Calendar You Should Be Following

The 15 Best Flowers to Plant in the Spring

Spring is a beautiful time to put on your gloves, head to your garden, and spend time reconnecting with nature. Once you’re out in the yard, take a moment to celebrate the season’s arrival with gorgeous spring-blooming flowers. It’s important to plant your early spring flowers between late summer and late fall, so they bloom on time.  If you weren’t prepared, that’s okay! There’s always … Continue reading The 15 Best Flowers to Plant in the Spring

Your Guide to Winter Garden Preparation for Spring

While winter may not be the best time to start gardening, it’s an excellent opportunity to prepare for it. Like most things in life, you need to put in the work to get what you want — although it would be amazing to snap your fingers and have a flourishing garden full of veggies, herbs, and flowers! Read our guide below for helpful tips on … Continue reading Your Guide to Winter Garden Preparation for Spring

Planning to Plant Trees This Year

If you’re looking to improve your backyard in the new year, you should consider planting the right trees to create an outdoor oasis. Your yard will look more beautiful than ever and it may even help get your kids to go and play outside more. Planting trees takes a bit of time and effort, but it’s worth it in the end. If your schedule is … Continue reading Planning to Plant Trees This Year

Fall Gardening Projects for Kids

Gardening is an excellent way to get outside and spend quality time with your kids. You might think gardening is a spring or summer activity, but fall is just as good of a season. The cooler weather is perfect for a wide variety of plants that grow and thrive in the autumn months.  Here are a few ideas for gardening projects you can do with … Continue reading Fall Gardening Projects for Kids

How to Build a Bird Feeder

Building a bird feeder is the perfect family-friendly weekend project. You’ll attract an assortment of beautiful birds to your yard while spending much-needed quality time with your kids. A bird feeder is a fun and easy project that you can build using existing items in your house. You can use everything from untreated scrap wood and plastic bottles to toilet paper rolls and egg cartons.  … Continue reading How to Build a Bird Feeder

How to Start Composting at Home

Over the years, composting has become increasingly popular among green thumbs. In a nutshell, composting is the natural process of decomposing food and yard waste. The end product — which many gardeners call “black gold” — can be added to soil to help plants grow. It also helps reduce your carbon footprint and limit your contribution to landfills. This blog covers the benefits and basics … Continue reading How to Start Composting at Home

Start a Fall Vegetable Garden

Fall is arguably the best season to get into gardening. There’s cooler weather, fewer pests, and less plant watering. But what exactly can you grow? And what else should you know about fall gardening? In this blog, we’ll review what you need to consider before starting a fall garden and the best vegetables to grow this season. Getting Started with Your Vegetable Garden Whenever you … Continue reading Start a Fall Vegetable Garden

Start a Fall Herb Garden

Planting an herb garden is an excellent way for beginners to develop a green thumb. Herbs are easy to grow, and many varieties take just a few weeks to fully mature from seed to harvest. Plus, you’ll save money by not having to buy fresh herbs from the grocery store. Follow below to learn how to start a fall herb garden from scratch and which … Continue reading Start a Fall Herb Garden