Hands up if you sometimes feel like a serial plant killer with two black thumbs! We’ve all been there – we select a lovely specimen at the garden center and then either plant it in the wrong place or in soil that is less than ideal, or we watered it too much or too little, […]
If you start getting wistful about flowering gardens once Labor Day arrives, we’ve got great news for you! Many autumn plants are just hitting their stride, and you’re in for vibrant blossoms and foliage for weeks to come if you plant these lovely specimens in your outdoor space. Here are some of our fave flowers […]
Hands up if you’re the type of gardener that automatically squishes or swats insects away when you see them in your outdoor space. We thought so! But did you know that of the one million identified insect species, entomologists estimate that just one per cent are classified as known agricultural or human pests? The rest […]
You already know that Dad or Grandpa will appreciate anything you give them on their special day, but if you could put a big grin on their faces with the perfect gift, that makes the event even more fun, right? We found some fabulous gadgets and tools that will appeal to green thumbs of every […]
Spring Giveaway Contest! What are your Gardening Plans for Spring? Here’s your Chance to Win a Weasel Hand Tool!
Time for a giveaway! Tell us your Gardening Spring plans for this year, and we will randomly select a winner to pick one of our NEW hand tools! Comment here and/or register here for an extra entry for your chance to win! Good luck, gardeners and Weasel fans!
What better way to show the special mother or grandmother in your life how much you love her than giving her a gift that keeps on giving? While plants and flowers are always appreciated by people who love to garden, we’ve rounded up some wonderful gift ideas that you can plant afterwards. Enjoy a crop […]
Great vegetable gardens don’t just happen, you know! They require thoughtful planning, along with some know-how about nature’s shortcuts! Pollinators increase the bounty from our gardens without us even noticing it, says Newport News, VA-based Lisa Mason Ziegler, owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, an organic market farm and author of the new book Vegetables Love […]
If April showers bring May flowers, then now’s the perfect time to learn about eco-friendly rain gardens! Designed properly, rain gardens – shallow, planted areas designed to hold water as it slowly soaks into the soil – are great for the earth and beautiful to boot. Also called bio-infiltration basins, these gardens offer solutions in […]
No matter what growing zone you live in, one thing’s for sure: Your garden will change over time. If you buy a house in a new subdivision, your young trees will grow large and block direct sunlight one day. And what if you lose a tree and suddenly find yourself bathed in bright light? Should […]
We’re all about gifts that keep on giving, and when it comes to your special someone, you’ll want to go all out with a dazzling proclamation of your love, right? We thought so! How about creating some show-stopping yet sustainable yard art by building a colorful bottle tree that will add sparkle to your garden […]