Homemade Mosquito, Fly & Bug Repellent That Works Like Crazy

Four thieves vinegar is a concoction of vinegar infused with herbs, spices or garlic. It was believed to have protected users from the Great Plague during the medieval period. Herbal vinegar infusions are used around the world for various aliments and have…

15 Creative Cinder Block Raised Garden Beds

Looking for new ideas for your garden? Check out these raised garden beds built with cinder blocks that you can use in your garden today! Cinder blocks are a common item that you see, but they often do not have…

10 Beautiful Bold Red Annuals For your Garden

Do you absolutely love gardening? Are you passionate about your garden? Why not show it by adding in some gorgeous red annual flowers this year? Red is a gorgeous color, one that can’t help but draw the eye and turn…

10 Beautiful White Flowering Perennials

White is a delicate, lovely color that is associated with purity, goodness, innocence, and perfection. White is also said to go with absolutely everything. This may be one of the reasons why white flowers are prized by gardeners, with their…

Aquaponics: How You Can Grow 10 Times The Food In Half The Time

Aquaculture is the farming of fish and other aquatic life while growing plants in a nutrient solution instead of regular soil is called hydroponics. Aquaponics combines these two methods of food generation into one. The Aztec Indians that lived over…

How to Grow Sacks Full Of Potatoes Even If You Have No Space

Strangely, potatoes often seem to get overlooked when it comes to growing a vegetable garden. Apparently, some are under the impression that there’s really no reason to grow them as they’re fairly inexpensive to buy, and, after all, how much…

My Homemade Tomato Fertilizer Recipe Perfected Over 30 Years

There is nothing quite like biting into a deliciously fresh and homegrown tomato. Tomatoes are a staple in almost all edible gardens and for good reason. Keeping your tomato plants happy throughout the growing season is one way to ensure…

How To Grow Upside Down Tomato Plants

Although it may seem strange, and it certainly is a departure from conventional growing, many gardeners are embracing an interesting way of growing tomatoes… … upside down! This container method of growing is particularly well suited to certain varieties of…

8 Beautiful Trees You Can Grow Indoors

Indoor trees can change the tone of a room. Suddenly your living room is boho with a jungle feel. For the gardener, growing trees indoors may have nothing to do with that, and will mostly just be a challenge to…

How To Build A Keyhole Garden & 5 Reasons Why You Should

Keyhole gardens are the ultimate raised bed with a built-in composting system and easy irrigation. Food and yard scraps are put into the composting basket and as they break down they release plentiful nutrients to the soil. These garden types…