How To Garden Even If Your Thumbs Are Dumb


Gardening: How Does Your Garden Grow

Hopefully Old Man Winter has officially said goodbye and Spring is here to stay.  With this warm weather in Houston, I have been trying to enjoy as much sun and outdoor time as possible.  Gardening is a hobby that I enjoy doing, and one of my favorite past times is to spend it in my garden, enjoying the natural beauty God has given us....more

10 Reasons To Get Kids Into The Garden

There is a rumor going around that it may touch 60 degrees in this part of Michigan today. If it does, it will be the warmest day we've had in four months. It has been a long, cold winter and everyone is more than ready for spring!  I'd be willing to bet garden centers all around the area will be bustling, even though it's really too early to trust the warmth....more

Flowers and flutterbys in photos: Happy Spring, people!

 It's been a difficult day in a difficult series of weeks and months, but with joy and gratitude I realized a new season is upon us. My favorite season, in fact: Spring....more

If You Don't Have Any Clover You Can Never Get Lucky

image credit: freedigitalphotos.netWe have a neighbor with a perfect lawn. His grass is thick and bright green and no weed would dare rear it's seedy head....more

How to Water Your Plants Properly

It's very important to know how to water your plants properly. First of all, you need to know the amount of water a specific plant species requires. The next thing you need to know is the best way to perform watering.Other important factors include growing conditions (for example, container plants need more water than garden plants), soil type, irrigation technique, water quality, and more....more

How to grow Dragonfruit

Dragon fruit is a very exotic fruit it is originally from Central America and now is  grown in various  regions such as Asia, Israel and Nicaragua.  Dragon fruit is high in vitamin C, Vitamin B, B1 , B2 and B3.  It has been used as a holistic remedy for improving the appetite, reducing bad cholesterol, and respiratory ailments. The  Dragon fruit is a beautiful fruit that ranges in colors pink, white, red and purple. ...more

5 Essential Steps to Planning Your Garden

Spring! It is getting closer day by day, and it has me itching to get in the garden! Gardening is one of my favorite things to do, and brings so much peace and joy into my life. Yes, it is hard work… and no, it's not as easy for some as it is for others… but the great thing about gardening is you can keep trying new things to help you get the garden of your dreams....more

Project Green Thumbs: Prune shaming

 One of the "heavenly bamboo" nandina plants which recently took up residence in our yard and ...more

6 tips for keeping mosquitoes away from your yard

 Okay, if mosquitoes did suck fat, this post might be on cultivation...more