How to Grow a DIY Indoor Herb Garden

You can enjoy fresh herbs year-round, within arms reach of any meal, and you don’t even need a garden. Indoor herbs thrive in any kitchen, as long as you have pots, soil, sunlight, and keep a good watering routine. Here are the details for a DIY herb garden!

Growing and Enjoying Luffa Sponges

Growing your own supply of natural sponges is easy and fun.

Garden Hangouts and Hideaways for Kids

Create a new kind of summer camp in your own backyard with flower forts, bean tunnels, vine-covered teepees, and other secret garden structures for kids.

Creating Curb Appeal in the Front Yard

Your front yard and the front of your home significantly impact the first impression of friends, family, neighbors, and future homebuyers. Putting in a little time and effort to improve curb appeal, whether through adding new plants or modernizing hardware, is worth the time and investment.

Filling or Refreshing a Raised Garden Bed

Of course you don’t have to get that philosophical when thinking about your raised bed garden. But the underlying message is that good soil matters for a healthy, productive garden.

Hanging Basket Care

Place your plant in its proper light requirement and heat tolerant area for best results.

Add Color with Asters

The plant can be used in many places, such as in borders, rock gardens, or wildflower gardens. Asters also attract bees and butterflies, providing the pollinators with an important late-season supply of nectar.

Protecting Your Plants During a Drought

It’s hot and dry, here is how to protect your plants.

Creating a Pollinator Garden

By planting a pollinator-friendly garden you are making a difference for honey bees, bumble bees, other bees and pollinators that bring us 1 in every 3 bites of food.

Shade Gardening for Beginners

Shade gardening is an essential skill for homeowners who want to keep their entire property green and thriving. Most residential yards have some areas that rarely get direct sunlight and are prone to soil erosion because nothing grows there. This is especially true under spreading trees (such as oaks) which have dense foliage. Residential structures like houses and fences also tend to block sunshine and create dim spaces.