Plants get most of their nutrients from compost, which is simply decomposed organic material in the soil. After you have a compost heap set up, making compost at home costs you nothing. Here’s how to get started.
Each type of winter squash is a powerhouse of good nutrition, the kind that fights heart disease, cancer, depression and vision loss due to macular degeneration. Here is a guide to the different varieties of winter squash.
Rain can do a lot more than ruin parades or set the mood for romantic movie scenes. From reducing your water bill to making your lawn the envy of the neighbourhood, the collection and redistribution of rainwater is an economical and eco-friendly prac
Your gardening toolkit need not be extensive, but it should contain a few basic items for working the soil and for moving materials from one location to another. Here is a rundown of the essentials that should be in your shed.
Raking leaves is an inevitable fall ritual; it's also an opportunity to harvest mulch and soil amendments for your garden. Here are some tips for getting rid of leaves and how you can put them to use in the garden.
These romantic, abundant blossoms are some of most beautiful vine flowers so it’s no wonder you’re thinking of adding them to your yard. These tips will help you grow a thriving Clematis vine in no time!
Weeds are the bane of any gardener, so it's important to get ahead of them. Whether you're tending to a giant flower bed or simply adding some colour to your patio with planters, here are three tips to help you out.