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 >

Garden Hack of the Month: Vertical Gardening

December 14, 2018

Vertical gardening opens more possibilities for adding plants to your space rather than just on the ground level. If you have a smaller outdoor space, this could add much needed planting space that you might not have had otherwise. You can even add vertical gardening options in your house, as well. Fence Planters- You can… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Soil Testing

November 16, 2018

Have you ever had a harder time than normal getting plants to grow in your garden or notice that certain spots help plants flourish more than other places? These results could be due to what’s in your soil. If you’ve had problem areas or you’re just interested in getting your soil tested, you have quite… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Cover Crops for Vegetable Gardens

September 14, 2018

While we still have a little more time to harvest any leftover veggies, it’s a good time to start thinking about and planting cover crops. Cover crops can be planted after harvest in later summer-early fall to help improve the soil’s fertility and nutrients. They also help with soil erosion and reduce the number of… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Love Bugs

February 14, 2018

You know who could you use a little love this Valentine’s Day? Those little bugs and insects out in your chilly garden right now! In one way or another, most of those love bugs are doing great things for your garden and ecosystem. Some insects, like dragonflies, ground beetles, and ladybugs, will help control the… Read more >