Types of Gardens

Dreaming of a Rural Garden? What You Need to Know

Dreaming of a Rural Garden? What You Need to Know

Usually, when we think of gardens, we think of rural gardens - an ideal spot out in the country where there’s plenty of land and sunshine to grow on. Maybe we picture a corn maze or pumpkin patch at Halloween. Perhaps you had a family member who lived on a farm or had...

12 Principles of Permaculture Design for Your Garden

12 Principles of Permaculture Design for Your Garden

Permaculture design is an approach to gardening and landscaping based on learning concepts from healthy, thriving natural ecosystems. Bill Mollison and David Holmgren coined the term in 1978, and since then permaculture has grown and evolved as more people joined...

Glow Up Your Garden: Fabulous Flower Garden Designs

Glow Up Your Garden: Fabulous Flower Garden Designs

Want to be the envy of the neighborhood? Flower garden designs add color, texture, and fragrant aromas to your yard. You don’t have to pay a landscaper big bucks to design a gorgeous garden full of beautiful blooms. Here are a few ideas to spark some flower garden...

Rows or Beds, Which Are Best?

Rows or Beds, Which Are Best?

When you think of home gardening, what do you imagine? Do you think of a big sprawling backyard garden with lots of rows, or do you think of clusters of beds? Which is the ideal gardening method? You might not be surprised to find out that which is best depends a lot...

Cool Weather Vegetables: Eat Fresh Year-Round!

Cool Weather Vegetables: Eat Fresh Year-Round!

Spring and summer are great for your garden, but you can still get fresh-grown herbs and produce from your garden in the cooler months with a little planning. Choosing the right crops for your fall and winter garden is a matter of knowing about your climate and...

The benefits of urban gardening

The benefits of urban gardening

If you live in the city, you might feel like gardening is almost impossible. Don’t be discouraged! Urban gardening is on the rise and has many benefits for individuals and the community. They are a great way to bring the natural world back to areas that often feel...