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5 Must-Have Garden Gadgets

In the time of iPads and wi-fi, gardening may seem hopelessly old-fashioned. Some people associate it with sweaty skin and a sore back, but thanks to some low-tech garden gadgets, it doesn’t have to be so hard. Check out some simple gizmos that can make your day in the garden a little more productive and […]

Composting 101: How it Works

Most gardeners are vaguely familiar with the concept of composting, but what is it? How does it to help your plants? When a plant dies it decays where it falls. As it decays, it breaks down into basic nutrients and other plants use those nutrients. Essentially, composting breaks down those same organic materials in a […]

The Many Benefits of Social Gardens

Most of us can’t afford the acres of rolling farmland we imagine in daydreams, but combining resources can allow friends and neighbors to enjoy gardening activities – and fresh produce — with a minimal investment. While some neighborhoods have land set aside for official “community gardens”, a social or shared garden is more of an […]

5 Cool Tools for City Gardeners

Just because you lack 10 acres of farmland doesn’t mean you can’t indulge yourself in the relaxing benefits of country life. Here are some of our favorite ways to bring the joys of gardening to city apartments: 1.To Bee – If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at bee keeping but thought you didn’t […]