There’s no good reason to resist adding some scent to your yard or landscape. Fragrance makes all the difference between seeing a beautiful garden or experiencing it.
Practice addition, subtraction, or multiplication in a fun and creative way with this hand’s on “fishing for numbers” game your kids will love!
Perennial plants are the workhorses of the garden.
It stands to reason that when people think of “unusual” vegetables, the radish isn’t typically on that list — and here’s where the heirloom radishes will beg to differ.
If you’d like to plant a reusable or recycled container or you simply have a flair for the whimsical, container gardening leaves acres of room for creativity.
A kitchen colander is a unique and appropriate container for growing plants like lettuce, peppers, cherry tomatoes, chives, or strawberries. It would also make a wonderful hostess or housewarming gift.
When it comes to fruit trees, those of us with small-spaces have more choices than we think. Small gardens won’t be able to handle standard-sized trees, but there’s always the semi-dwarf and dwarf varieties.
I’ve been an organic gardener for many years, and you may also use organic practices in your garden. But as much as we may not want to do it, even gardeners that typically use organic practices may find it necessary at some point to break out the heavy artillery. In fact, in some states it […]
The only thing better than exploring the great outdoors with kids is bringing a little bit of the outdoors back home or to the classroom. Molding wildlife tracks is so simple that anybody can do it, and the process (as well resulting casts) can be used as both outdoor science and nature activities. Plus, an […]
Facial steams are one of easiest, proven, and least-expensive beauty treatments that can be used as part of your skin care routine. If you toss in some herbs, you can take advantage of their natural healing properties. You don’t even have to leave your home and purchase special products; look no further than your kitchen […]
Make a gorgeous throw pillow that requires no sowing skills while not breaking the bank.
Some of my favorite gifts to receive for Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s Day, May Day (I’m bringing that back), and all of the other festive celebrations in between are gifts that come from somebody’s kitchen. I’ve enjoyed fresh loaves of mouth-watering breads, sweet jams and jellies, and cookies with secret recipes. The writers here at The […]