Garden Hack of the Month: Uses for Pool Noodles

June 19, 2019

As fun as pool noodles are in the pool or the lake, they’re actually quite useful throughout the garden as well. For delicate fruits and veggies like tomatoes or beans, you can use them as a cushy top on the cage for the vines and stems to rest on. Cut the pool noodle to the… Read more >

What is Dry Farming?

June 12, 2019

Dry farming, also known as dryland farming, is a type of farming where crops are grown without supplemental irrigation (some often refer to dry farming as farms that don’t use municipal water, as well). Dry farming techniques have been used for years and can be implemented at both large and small scales. In dry farming,… Read more >

What is Urban Farming?

May 17, 2019

Although it’s not a new concept, urban farming is becoming more and more of a trend each year, but what exactly is it? To put it simply, urban farming, or urban agriculture, is when you grow and produce food in a city or other heavily populated area, and you sell some or all of that… Read more >

10 Drought Tolerant Plants

May 3, 2019

These 10 drought tolerant plants will help you create a more water wise, low maintenance garden. Keep in mind that while these are drought tolerant once established, they will take anywhere from 2-5 years to fully establish and require less watering. If you’re experiencing an extended period of drought, these plants will also very much… Read more >

Best Tools for Weeding

April 19, 2019

Even though a chemical weed killer may quickly kill weeds in your garden or lawn, it’s not a long-term fix. The most efficient way to get rid of weeds is to take the time to physically remove them, including the roots. This will ensure that they don’t grow back, and your garden and lawn is… Read more >