Watering plants seems like a pretty simple procedure. Turn on the hose, aim and fire. While it isn't rocket science and whichever way you water is better than not watering at all, there are tricks that the pro in the know will apply to H2O. Here are five of them... Water in the morning before it gets hot.… Continue reading Five Plant Watering Tricks You Need to Know
How do gardeners end up millionaires? They start off as billionaires. My mother, an avid gardener, was once visited by a friend who had just returned from Las Vegas. He chatted about his luck-or lack thereof-with the one arm bandit. My mother rolled her eyes and smugly replied that she wasn't a gambler. The man… Continue reading 10 Tips for the Frugal Gardener
When you order topsoil it generally comes to you by the cubic yard. How many yards do you need? Here is a simple formula to make your order easy on the mind, if not on the back! To figure out how many square feet one yard of soil will cover simply divide 36 by how… Continue reading How Much Soil Do You Need?
A scoop of soil like the one shown here is not just home to a happy baby basil...it is teeming with life. There are more microorganisms in a single teaspoon of soil than there are humans on earth!