5 Ways to Use Coffee Grounds in the Garden

  When you are done brewing a pot of coffee, do you typically toss those used coffee grounds in the trash? Well next time, don’t. Coffee grounds can actually be one of your best friends in the garden, and can help you grow plants that are healthy and strong. Let coffee grounds make your job…

Beginner’s Guide to Transplanting Plants

When transplanting, follow these simple steps 1. Prepare the new medium for use – Add any desired amendments and/or beneficial microorganisms. Wet the medium with the same level of plant food that you used to grow the plant until this point (you may wish to add a drop or two of B1 vitamins to the…

Collecting Strawberry Seeds

If you want to grow strawberry plants from seed, you may want to consider saving heirloom strawberry seeds from year to year (heirloom strawberry seeds are the same as non-hybrid strawberry seeds). Fortunately, it is relatively easy to learn how to save strawberry seeds so that you can begin growing strawberries from seeds that you…

Using Planters for Container Gardening and Urban Gardening

   With the recent changes in the economy, home ownership is at a 13 year low across the US. There are more and more renters every day. Perhaps you’ve always preferred to live in a city center as a renter, or maybe life changes have unexpectedly made you a renter. Whatever the case may be,…

Container Gardening Can Be A Profitable Hobby

Many people are getting into gardening these days, partly because it is a great outdoor and family activity, and partly because it is convenient to have fresh produce in the backyard. Nearly anyone can grow a few veggies whether they have a garden space available or not. It only takes a small area to create…

Raised Bed And Container Gardening

  Raised bed and container gardening, how often do you hear those two terms spoken of in the same conversation? I must say that I simply do not know since I occupy my own little corner of the world and am not privy to every discussion. However, I do know that they go hand in…