Month: March 2020

How to Grow Melons

Few things say “summer” sort of a juicy slice of melon. Watermelons, cantaloupes, and other melons are an excellent addition to the garden. With a touch preparation now, you’ll be enjoying a sweet harvest by July! Watermelon on vine Selecting and Starting Your Seeds Melons fall under two different categories: watermelons (members of the genus …

Ticks 101

Tick bites are painful and may cause serious diseases in your family and your pets. Prevention and early removal are the simplest steps to remain safe and healthy! Guard Your Yard Ticks wish to sleep in tall grass and brush and conceal in leaf litter and debris. Landscape your yard to scale backtick populations by …

Urban Gardening Without a Yard

The new methods being developed for urban farming are great for gardeners looking to be more efficient with their use of space, but usually, this refers to maximizing space in small yards for raising veggies, chickens or maybe small livestock. These space-saving principles of urban farming don’t often translate to the requirements of the aspiring …

How to Design a Raised Bed

Raised beds are useful for many gardening situations: they’re easier to succeed in, can reduce some pest problems, and are good for depleted or rocky soils (or driveways or patios) where regular garden beds can’t be established. A well-constructed raised bed can bring you years of gardening pleasure. able to plan your raised beds? It’s …

Grow a Pomegranate Tree!

Once considered a fruit for royalty, the pomegranate may be a delicious addition to your backyard orchard or edible landscaping. Its beautiful, showy, red-orange flowers become decorative fruit within the fall, crammed with juicy arils for you to enjoy all year long! Getting ready to plant Pomegranates are best grown from cuttings to make sure …