It is important that you understand the soil characteristics of your garden if you want to make the most of your planting endeavors.
Learn the basics of site assessment with this guide, and maximize your available yard and garden space.
It's that time of year again - empty milk jugs, egg cartons and plastic containers pile up to serve as temporary greenhouses for young seedlings.
We plant winter rye as fall comes to an end to help add "green manure" to our garden.
I noticed a tall, bushy weed just where Larry had cleared the thistles. What was that ugly plant?
Important tips for community gardening and an introduction to yard sharing.
Grandma and Grandpa had a spring piped into the house; with the help of a neighbor, we have resorted to other means.
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