Tag: Gardening

Posted on 05/15/2022
Baby spinach: Growing your own leafy greens at home
Of all the leafy greens you can grow in your home garden, one of the most rewarding is baby spinach. Growing spinach from seed is a simple process and perfect for small spaces. For more information on growing spinach, here is a basic guide to help: Supplies needed To grow spinach, you’ll need the following: Spinach seeds. While...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
3 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid
Creating a container garden is more than just beautiful design. In order for your container garden to thrive and look its absolute best you need to make sure the plants are happy and healthy. Here we’ll go over some of the most common mistakes and problems in container gardening and how to avoid them. Combining Plants With Incompatible...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
Urban Agriculture For Everyone: Allotments and Community Gardens
Photo by Zen Chung from Pexels Despite the more recent interest in sustainable lifestyles, the practice and concept of urban agriculture has been around for centuries. Two of the most common forms of urban agriculture are allotments and community gardens. The term allotment is a term originating in Britain that refers to a piece of land cultivated by...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Why Catnip Is an Excellent Companion Plant for Vegetables
Catnip is an herb of many talents. Besides being famously loved by cats, it also has many benefits for your home and garden. Catnip can be particularly beneficial when grown in vegetable gardens because of its pest-repelling properties. Here we’ll go into detail about how and why to use catnip in your vegetable garden. Bug Repellent One of...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Ultimate Guide to Creating a Carnivorous Plant Terrarium at Home
Sure, terrariums are vast and fascinating. But if you’re looking to kick it up a notch, try starting one for carnivorous plants. The easiest way to keep them happy is by building a terrarium all their own. Within that space, they can enjoy the perfect amount of light, humidity and tasty insects. Here’s what to do. Select Your...
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