Creating a Container Garden with Your Kids

If you live in a region where you can grow fruits and vegetables year round, the sky is the limit for plants to place in your garden, but for the rest of us with cold winters or extremely hot summers, learning seasonal growing and what plants do well in containers is a must for an edible garden throughout the…

What’s in Your Garden?

Research is starting to show that Urban gardens are becoming the oasis for honeybees and Monarch butterflies, and now you can bring another amazing insect to your garden…dragonflies. A small pond in the ground or a container, like a wooden half barrel, but “before digging a pond to attract dragonflies, consider whether you live within a…

Edible Blooming Garden

Edible flowers are a great way to add another note to your dish. They can be used as a garnish (Nasturtiums with chicken), an addition to salad (rosemary and arugula), added to a beverage (hibiscus and citrus can be added to lemonade), vinaigrettes (thyme, sage, and dill), tea (lemon verbena and jasmine) or crystalized and…

Butterfly Garden

This is the time for butterflies, and if you want to attract them to your yard, you’ll have to plant what they love to eat and lay their eggs on. If you plant a wide array of flowering plants, you’ll be able to see the vast majority of butterflies that visit your area. With a little planning,…