|DIY Mini Flower Pot Trellis|
By Suga, August 28, 2016
I made these mini trellises out of recycled lamp parts.
|Time to Vote for the Caladiums Bulbs Photo Contest!|
By dave, August 27, 2016
Voting has begun on the 2016 Caladiums 4 Less Photo Contest. There isn't a huge number of photos, but lots of great ones! Come choose your favorites and cast your votes for the ones you think should win.
By Mizshelli, August 26, 2016
Want to share your harvest, or just keep those awesome tomatoes longer? Here are some tips from a lifelong food preserver.
|Seed Swaps: A General FAQ for How To Get Started|
By DogsNDaylilies, August 20, 2016
If you love to grow things from seed and you haven't already checked into the seed swaps here on NGA, you're missing out! Seed swapping is a great way to expand your collection of seeds and try new things, whether your interests are wide or focused. There's a little something for everyone and NOW is the time to get started! Grab your seeds and get ready for a little trading--I'll help you learn how!
|The 2016 Caladium Bulbs 4 Less Photo Contest!|
By dave, August 19, 2016
Our friends at Caladium Bulbs 4 Less are sponsoring a Caladiums Photo Contest at Garden.org, and there are prizes to win! Do you have great photos of caladiums from this year? Then enter them in our contest and win prizes along with the admiration of your peers!
|The August 2016 Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!|
By dave, August 17, 2016
Here it is! Another raffle with another great lineup of prizes.
|Get Your Backyard Birds To Eat Those Tomato Hornworms|
By Newyorkrita, August 16, 2016
I hardly ever can spot those nasty tomato hornworms. I let my feathered friends do it for me.
By Englishgardener, August 12, 2016
I had several terra cotta strawberry planters, but the amount of space I could give them was limited, so I came up with a solution.
|Easy Peasy Vegetable Gardening|
By Shy_gardner, August 11, 2016
I only have a small yard. I’m older, and can’t do all that I used to do, but I sure do love homegrown, totally organic vegetables. Thought I’d share this because it works extremely well for me, and so many folks just don’t have time for a garden anymore.
|What To Do with Extra Herbs|
By Kjnorris918, August 9, 2016
Have extra herbs from the garden you don't know what to do with? Make all-natural homemade cleaners!
|Soda Bottle DIY Irrigation for Roses and Other Plants|
By cwhitt, August 7, 2016
One of the most effective methods of watering roses is by deep watering. An easy and economical way to do this is by turning a soda bottle into a DIY irrigation drip system.
By plantmanager, August 5, 2016
I used to look at all of my land and feel totally overwhelmed by all of the projects I was envisioning.
|The Low-Down on Pulling Thistles|
By critterologist, August 3, 2016
Sometimes, you find yourself bare handed in the garden and just have to yank out a thistle. Don't get hurt!
|Bee-Friendly, Smart Way To Provide Water for Our Pollinators|
By nativeplantlover, July 29, 2016
Everyone knows that bees, wasps, and other small insects work hard to collect nectar and pollen, but did you know that, like the birds, they also need a source of water?
|Simple Recycle, Reuse Idea|
By Toni, July 27, 2016
It is seed-starting time for some of us, which presented me with a dilemma. I had my seeds and my beautiful seed- starting compressed bale medium, but no scoop!
|Kill Weeds with Hot Water|
By DigginDirt, July 25, 2016
No need for chemicals. Use boiling water to kill those weeds.
|Metal Basket Container Planting|
By webesemps, July 22, 2016
There are many metal objects available to use for container planting, such as tubs, troughs, cans, buckets, cups, bowls, etc. While browsing through an antique mall, I found a metal basket that I thought was quite distinctive. The question I asked myself was, "What do I do with it?" My answer: "Plant succulents, of course!"
|How To Make Cheap, Permanent Plant Tags|
By duane456, July 20, 2016
Tired of trying to remember the name of that plant? Or -- trying to read your faded plant tag that is falling apart? Here's an inexpensive, interchangeable, and permanent plant tag that is easy to make with a few tools and materials.
|Chickens in the Vegetable Garden|
By Artistwantobe, July 18, 2016
My three hens live in my vegetable garden. They are wonderful garden helpers: scratching up weeds, patrolling for bugs, and fertilizing. And I get wonderful rich organic eggs! Here is how I get my girls to co-exist with my vegetables.
|Make a Lavender Wand Sachet|
By cwhitt, July 15, 2016
Bring your garden indoors with a wand sachet made from lavender from your garden.
|The July Not-A-Raffle-Raffle!|
By dave, July 13, 2016
We have a huge collection of great prizes in this month's contest. Grab your acorns, come in and take a look!
|Stop Snakes Invading Purple Martin Houses|
By kytnbabe, July 11, 2016
My parents had stored berry/bird netting a couple of years ago and decided to get it out to cover strawberries. They found two big chicken snakes caught in it. My dad cut the dead snakes out of the netting and put the bird netting over the strawberries. Another snake was entangled. Hey! Bright idea!
|Love My Dog - Love My Garden|
By kytnbabe, July 9, 2016
Boomer, my one-year-old German Shepherd dog, is always looking for work when he's outside. Unfortunately, he often likes to dig through one of my planters during the winter. By spring I realized I'd have to have a barrier on them to be able to plant flowers.
|Recycling Deli Containers|
By PlantMania, July 7, 2016
Leftover chicken is not the only item that is used from this quick dinner. The container from a store-bought rotisserie chicken may be used for seed germination.
|Followup to the Garden Tower 2 Review|
By dave, July 6, 2016
A couple months ago I posted a video review of the Garden Tower 2 (the combination vertical garden/vermicomposting system) and I was asked to post a followup once the plants have grown a bit. Here it is!