The Propagation Specialist Guide by David Squire provides a wealth of easy-to-follow advice for success with a wide range of plants. Most gardeners are looking for way to increase their plants by sowing seeds, taking cuttings, or dividing existing clumps. Many propagation methods are easy, need only a few pieces of equipment, and are easy for anyone to do. Home Gardener's … [Read more...] about Book Review: Propagation Specialist Guide – Raising New Plants for the Home and Garden
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The Community Gardening Handbook, The Guide to Organizing, Planting, and Caring for a Community Garden by Ben Raskin Community gardening is a revolution that is taking root in towns and cities all over the world. As neighbors come together to get their hands dirty in the name of taking steps toward more sustainable living, camaraderie is blossoming and knowledge is growing … [Read more...] about Book Review: The Community Gardening Handbook
Hacking is the clever way to tweak traditional rules and methods to accomplish something, especially to save money or time or both. In 101 Organic Gardening Hacks, you’ll find eco-friendly solutions to improve any garden—all top tips, tricks, and solutions dug up by Shawna Coronado, “America’s most creative home gardener.” Some of the hacks in this book are practical … [Read more...] about Book Review: 101 Organic Gardening Hacks by Shawna Coronado
This is our book review of Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants by Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis Book Overview: Every garden--not just vegetable plots--can produce a bountiful harvest! This practical, inspirational, and seasonal guide will help make any garden more productive and enjoyable with a variety of projects using unexpected and … [Read more...] about Book Review: HARVEST – Eye-candy for the Gardener and Crafter!
March is here and Spring has sprung! That means it's time for Spring Cleaning. It's no secret that store-bought cleaning agents can be full of hidden and harmful chemicals. Limoneira spokesperson and founder of Healthy Grocery Girl, Megan Roosevelt, has put together a bevy of cleaning tips and easily assembled DIY methods for keeping the home sparkling and fresh year … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning DIY Recipes with Limoneira Citrus
Although Spring hasn't fully arrived, that doesn’t mean you have to limit your gardening to warm weather months. On behalf of Burpee Home Gardens here are some of tips for how to maximize your indoor gardening potential. Care for your houseplants There are several indoor houseplants that flourish well in an indoor garden, including foliage plants like Aloe, English Ivy, … [Read more...] about Indoor Early Spring Garden with Tips from Burpee