Gardening Hacks

How to Start Tomato Seeds

"Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad."-Brian O'Driscoll​For those folks who can’t wait to get their hands in the dirt, spring not only signals the end of …

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How to Trim Tomato Plants

Early in the season, when you start your seedlings or purchase them from your favorite gardening shop, they seem so small – the thought of having to trim your tomato plants is far from your mind. It’s actually a necessary …

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How to Grow Tomatoes Indoors

Tomatoes are very popular and can be used in seasonal dishes all year long. But, unfortunately, they can't be grown outdoors all year long. Depending on where you live, the cold winter will kill off any tomato plants you have …

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12 Day Plan to Start a Straw Bale Garden

Like many gardeners, I am not always looking for the next best thing, the newest idea or the latest technique in gardening because gardening itself is rewarding. I plant, I piddle around and I harvest. That said, when I stumble …

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10 Ways to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

10. Add a new species of native plant to your garden.It isn’t possible for your yard or garden area to have too many plants that attract hummingbirds. Make a list of the plants and flowers you already have throughout your yard …

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